The Buttertones - Jazzhound
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Based on 39 ratings
2020 Ratings: #256
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April 10, 2020 / Release Date
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Innovative Leisure / Label
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JayCrackers
63
The Buttertones' fifth studio album is a nice little indie rock elements with some actually impressive vocal work but yet it falls short for me. Mainly due its quite run of the mill indie rock and doesn't really push itself as much as other indie rock records in the past couple of years. Jazzhound is ultimately so fun indie rock which I'll listen to when i shuffle them on a playlist but won't return to as a whole.

Track Review

Phantom Eyes 7/10
Denial You Win Again 7.5/10
Rise and Shine ... read more
patgabor
86
The Buttertones are a band that not many people know, especially on this website, but I’ve been a fan for a couple years now. I discovered them on Spotify shortly after the release of Gravedigging and fell in love with their first two albums. Their vintage inspired surf rock sound isn’t anything new but they do it better than anyone I know out there right now and this new album backs that up even more.

After I was disappointed with their last release in 2018, I was very excited to ... read more
peachyibby
86
I’m getting major Cure vibes from most of these songs, which I’m a total fan of! The instrumentals are great, and while the lyrics are melancholic at times, the sounds are still oddly uplifting. I’m starting to explore the surf rock genre more, and really enjoyed this group!

Favorites: Phantom Eyes, Bepop, Blind Passenger
NR
I feel a better control of the recourses used in this album compared with midnigth in a moonless dream, i like the dissonants and coordinaten play, they deserve more recognition, I am anxious for new releases
Shearer
79
This sounds amazing. The instrumentals sound so meticulous and layered. I do feel like the songs sound too much alike each other.
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Track List

  1. Phantom Eyes
  2. Denial You Win Again
  3. Rise and Shine
  4. Fade Away Gently
  5. Dirty Apartment
  6. Bebop
  7. Blind Passenger
  8. Velour
  9. Infinite Tenderness
  10. Jazzhound
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Added on: February 27, 2020