Forever Whatever

October Drift - Forever Whatever
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Based on 19 ratings
January 24, 2020 / Release Date
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VinylFantasy
80
October Drift have been slowly building up a reputation for great music and amazing live performances for a fair few years now, and their debut was an album that was highly anticipated by many. Their sound is a wall-of-noise blend of grunge, indie, and shoegaze. It sounds incredibly familiar and wonderfully unique all at once. And thankfully, this translated across to their debut.

Forever Whatever sounds like the culmination of all of their efforts up until this point. Roy's dark and gravelly ... read more
MasterCrackfox
79
October Drift deliver a vicious yet subdued debut album on Forever Whatever, joining together an alternative rock sound with portions of grunge and shoegaze that gives this album a definitively vintage feel while maintaining a strong modern production sound. Each song here feels fully realized and soaring, as the instrumentation wisely builds and swells into massive stadium-ready tracks.

The group October Drift have floated around for a few years already, giving the sense that they have ... read more
NTTR
56
Genre: Indie Rock
Origin: UK

Final Verdict: 56% (Pleasant Album)
Yearly ranking: 48th / 85

Highlight: Forever Whatever

Made me think of:
Biffy Clyro
The Spirit That Guides Us
The Courteeners
Muse
JayCrackers
73
October Drift's debut Forever Whatever, is a solid entry for the Alternative Rock band, bringing older sounds of rock to the modern age effectively to create an enjoyable debut where i can see the band only improving from here on out

Track Review

Losing My Touch 7.5/10
Oh the Silence 7.5/10
Cherry Red 7/10
Don't Give Me Hope 7/10
Just Got Caught 7/10
Milky Blue 7/10
Cinnamon Girl 7.5/10
Naked 7.5/10
Forever Whatever 7.5/10
The Past 7/10

Average: 7.3/10
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Added on: January 22, 2020