I Let It in and It Took Everything

Loathe - I Let It in and It Took Everything
Critic Score
Based on 5 reviews
2020 Ratings: #402 / 809
User Score
Based on 322 ratings
2020 Ratings: #122
Liked by 22 people
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I feel partially bullied by this album in the best way possible
Jesus Christ.

OK so put your feet in my shoes. I'm sitting in my house, enjoying another Discord call with some AOTY Buddies. It was going pretty well, some jokes were told, some memes were said and I was pretty happy just chilling out with my friends. At some point when talking about our favorite releases from the year, fellow user @CLJesse pointed out this album as their favorite. And so, I decided to chuck this album on in the call to see what it was like.

Cut to me 10 minutes in, I ... read more
This is basically just everything i want in a metal album, its incredible and i cannot praise it enough, I wanted to make a review for it but a lot of people already made really good reviews on this including DoubleZ, Pipe, MickyT, and Plats, so read those !! they describe it perfectly.
Every time I listen to I Let It In And It Took Everything I come out of it with palpitations, like an adrenaline rush of power, and an unconditional will to play it again. It's finally for me the first metal album of the year that really brings me satisfaction (there's Naiv by Thy Catafalque but it's not really comparable since it's a very multi-genre UFO) because beyond the immense total emotion that the Liverpool band is able to offer, there's a perfect balance between brutality, devotion and ... read more
The more that I listen to Loathes 'I Let It in and It Took Everything', the more I fall in love with it.

Loathes sophomore album is an incredible body of work that I didn't expect to grow attached to with more listens. This album is filled to brim with tracks that are unrelenting in its visceral metalcore roots but also comforting and dreamy with its shoegaze inspired atmospheres, there's clearly a Deftones influence there but I feel like Loathe manage to stray far enough away from that ... read more
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Track List

  1. Theme
  2. Aggressive Evolution
  3. Broken Vision Rhythm
  4. Two-Way Mirror
  5. 451 Days
  6. New Faces in the Dark
  7. Red Room
  8. Screaming
  9. Is It Really You?
  10. Gored
  11. Heavy Is the Head That Falls with the Weight of a Thousand Thoughts
  12. A Sad Cartoon
  13. A Sad Cartoon (Reprise)
  14. I Let It in and It Took Everything...
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Added on: January 18, 2020