Gengahr - Sanctuary
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Based on 4 reviews
User Score
Based on 33 ratings
2020 Ratings: #124
January 31, 2020 / Release Date
LP / Format
Liberator / Label
Indie Pop / Genres
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There were a few standout tracks, but looking at the album as a whole, it's nothing more than a decent pop record.
So, i haven't heard of Gengahr before going into this record, so I was excited to see what i was gonna to hear and well is a good indie pop record with some element so LoFi in there. I wouldn't say it anything that blows me away but it is some enjoyable indie pop which i will listen to again.

Track Review

Everything & More 7/10
Atlas Please 7/10
Heavenly Maybe 6.5/10
Never a Low 6.5/10
Fantasy 6.5/10
You’re No Fun 7/10
Soaking In Formula 6.5/10
Anime 6.5/10
Icarus 7/10
Moonlight ... read more
This really has lofi written all over it. No, it doesnt sound like LoFi nor does it follow the rubric but its something I’d pair with LoFi. It’s soothing, relaxed, just all around a soft Indie album. I felt as though yes, I will study while listening to this. Has the same feel, and I enjoyed it. That being said sometimes I almost....fell .... Zzz. So lax I almost passed out. It’s a solid record, the band synergizes nicely and the vocals are good too.
Another great Pop release by Gengahr! At the moment they're probably my favourite band that gets almost no traction from either the mainstream or from music sites and critics and this album perfectly exemplifies why:
Sanctuary is filled with hooks, little bridges that catch you off guard and more falsetto than a Thom Yorke - Jeff Buckley hybrid. In the end it's not simple enough for the mainstream, but not odd enough for AOTY or RYM. It doesn't beat their debut, which really did find the line ... read more

Everything & More (7.6)
Atlas Please (7.7)
Heavenly Maybe (7.7)
Never a Low (7.2)
Fantasy (6.0)
You’re No Fun (7.5)
Soaking In Formula (7.3)
Anime (7.0)
Icarus (7.5)
Moonlight (7.3)
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Added on: January 30, 2020