I Break Horses - Warnings
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Based on 9 reviews
2020 Ratings: #132 / 268
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Based on 118 ratings
2020 Ratings: #133
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May 8, 2020 / Release Date
LP / Format
Bella Union / Label
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Under The Radar

Warnings is a triumphant, timely, and life-affirming return.

The Line of Best Fit

I Break Horses construct a vivid and spacious cinematic world on Warnings.


‘Warnings’ is a brooding, beautiful contemplation of life’s flaws. With this album, Lindén and Balck have strengthened their mastery of atmospheric music.

Loud and Quiet

Most of the songs on I Break Horses’ new album, Warnings, sound like they should be accompanying soul-searching montages in coming-of-age films.


While it’s dreamy and nostalgic aesthetics are sweet and numbing for its runtime, “Warnings” doesn’t try hard to keep the listener entertained, leaving the listening experience to be just plain boring.

Color: Orange
FAV TRACKS: Silence, The Prophet, Death Engine, Turn, l a r m, a b s o l u t e a m o l l p u n k t e n
LEAST FAV: Depression Tourist, I Live at Night, Neon Lights
Man, I've missed Beach House..

But really there is an instant familiarity without sounding regurgitated, and I am always seeking to be encompassed in sound. The fact that there is space on this album for 'Neon Lights' that immediately gives way to 'I Live At Night' pretty much covers what I am interested in bathing in currently - first in a glimmering track of hyper synths, then in the hovering lyric "I live at night 'cause I’m afraid of the day". Not to mention 'Death Engine', ... read more
Me: Mom can we get some Beach House?
Mom: No, we have Beach House at home.
The Beach House at home:
Unfortunately for I Break Horses, i’ve been listening to a lot of Beach House recently & this just sounds like a watered down, less textured version of Bloom for the most part.
However, as derivative it is, there’s still a nice vibe to “Warnings” and some of these tracks aren’t too shabby although the interludes aren’t really necessary.
Favorites; Turn, l a r m, Depression Tourist
Least favorite: Neon Lights
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Track List

  1. Turn
  2. Silence
  3. l a r m
  4. I'll Be the Death of You
  5. d e n l i l l a p å s e a v l y c k a
  6. The Prophet
  7. Neon Lights
  8. I Live At Night
  9. Baby You Have Travelled For Miles Without Love In Your Eyes
  10. Death Engine
  11. a b s o l u t a m o l l p u n k t e n
  12. Depression Tourist
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Added on: February 4, 2020