I Forget Where We Were

Ben Howard - I Forget Where We Were
Critic Score
Based on 13 reviews
2014 Ratings: #302 / 955
User Score
Based on 146 ratings
2014 Ratings: #42
October 21, 2014 / Release Date
LP / Format
Republic / Label
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MarkCooper
87
I hitchhiked in Costa Rica for almost two months a couple years ago. While roaming around the country and meeting fellow travelers/Ticos (Costa Rican citizens), music undoubtedly came up often in conversation. I was very surprised to find that, without fail, literally every person I talked to said they were Ben Howard fans. I must've met over 50 travelers and all of them loved this guy. I'd never heard of him.

One day, I woke up around 5 AM from the howler monkeys (customary wake up routine, ... read more
Houdanny
85
Howard's songwriting abilities are sensational, and he's a rare case of a mainstream British singer/songwriter that has improved over time to become a genuine gem. This album is just beautiful, and takes a very different approach to that of his debut, with just as enchanting results. The power in simplicity is evident here.

Standout: Rivers in your mouth
Favs: Time is Dancing, Conrad, In Dreams, She treats me well, End of the Affair, Small things
Least fav: I forget where we were
86
An extremely rewarding listen. Takes time to really get a feel for the sound, and the lyrical direction is noticeably grungier than Every Kingdom. Ben proves he's not a one trick pony and this change in sound reminds me a lot of Bon Iver transitioning from For Emma, Forever Ago to their name album.
visionsofalife
100
Absolutely perfect.

Small Things, Rivers In Your Mouth, I Forget Where We Were, In Dreams, She Treats Me Well, Time Is Dancing, Evergreen, End of the Affair, Conrad, All Is Now Harmed
Emme_Strt
84
Excelente pop acústico, al principio parecía ser solo talento en guitarra, pero también tiene toques creativos
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#15/Digital Spy
#57/musicOMH

Track List

  1. Small Things
  2. Rivers In Your Mouth
  3. I Forget Where We Were
  4. In Dreams
  5. She Treats Me Well
  6. Time Is Dancing
  7. Evergreen
  8. End Of The Affair
  9. Conrad
  10. All Is Now Harmed
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Added on: October 14, 2014