The Naked and Famous - Recover
Critic Score
Based on 5 reviews
2020 Ratings: #552 / 819
User Score
Based on 79 ratings
2020 Ratings: #929
Liked by 1 person
July 24, 2020 / Release Date
LP / Format
Somewhat Damaged / Label
Electropop, Synthpop / Genres
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CRITIC REVIEWS

85
The Line of Best Fit
The Naked and Famous have proven themselves to be more than well-deserved mainstays in the indie bop world.
80
AllMusic

Rife with beautifully intuitive pathos, Recover is the sound of the Naked and Famous turning feelings of heartbreak and desire into powerfully relatable pop moments.

80
PopMatters

Recover is a work in pop form, with warmth for once. I'd say we can let the rock band aesthetic go the way of the dinosaur, at least if the pop duo can keep producing material like Recover. I'd hold a lighter up for this.

70
The Young Folks

Recover is a singer-songwriter, alt-pop anthem that is apt for relaxing on a calm summer day

Map
79
I vibed so hard during this. This album could get a good score based off the title track alone but it serves as a satisfying alt rock listen, being enjoyable throughout.
Edgeworth
90
If theirs one thing I can take away from Recover was how much this album has cemented over their past.
In contrast after their last album Simple Forms, the Kiwi duo (Who were a quartet, after 2 founding members left the band) carried on the work and here we are with an ironic name Recover.
Don't expect this to recall any trace of their cult essential Passive Me, Aggressive You; this is a home-style soothe with simplistic melodies and the first 3 songs pretty much establishes that.
Overall, I ... read more
PaulyZ
72
TRACK LIST:

Recover (7.0)
Sunseeker (8.0)
Bury Us (7.8)
Easy (7.3)
Come As You Are (7.2)
Everybody Knows (7.3)
Echoes in the Dark / Well-Rehearsed (6.8)
Monument (7.2)
Death (6.8)
Count on You (7.7)
Muscle Memory / The Sound of My Voice (7.3)
(An)Aesthetic (6.8)
Coming Back To Me (7.4)
winitheju
60
Been putting off listening to this for a while, and now I remember why. Everything they've done since their debut has been so bad
CheapandLethal
25
Just plain bad
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Track List

  1. Recover
  2. Sunseeker
  3. Bury Us
  4. Easy
  5. Come As You Are
  6. Everybody Knows
  7. Echoes in the Dark
  8. Well-Rehearsed
  9. Monument
  10. Death
  11. Count on You
  12. Muscle Memory
  13. The Sound of My Voice
  14. (An)Aesthetic
  15. Coming Back To Me
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Added on: January 22, 2020