Death Of The Party

The Magic Gang - Death Of The Party
Critic Score
Based on 6 reviews
2020 Ratings: #131 / 797
User Score
Based on 49 ratings
Liked by 3 people
August 28, 2020 / Release Date
LP / Format
Warner Music / Label
Indie Rock / Genres
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The most boring album I've heard in my life

After listening to The Magic Gang's self-titled debut album, I was excited to listen to their sophomore release, and I was anxious to find out if they were able to improve on the original sound they had on their previous project.

I had no expectations going into this, I just wanted to find out if the band had improved in any shape or form from their debut and maybe find a couple of bangers here and there.

And look, this isn't the worst album I've ... read more
I remember when this band were first starting up early last decade, and the song “Jasmine” was a favourite of mine back then. It was just such a catchy and fun song that I got a lot out of. But I never really kept up with what Magic Gang were doing past that point, and if this is what was to come, I’m glad I didn’t. This is some of the most colourless and generic indie rock I’ve heard all year, and it’s been plaguing the British Indie scene for too long now. ... read more
This indie rock sound is pretty generic. Despite that, I feel like the record is fun enough for me to look past that. This album has a very carefree vibe. It carries a summer road trip feel on it. The songwriting is mostly okay but it gets very mediocre at times.

Least Favourite : Gonna Bounce Back
It's an improvement.
Very Uninspiring
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Track List

  1. Intro
  2. Think
  3. Make A Sound
  4. Just A Minute
  5. What Have You Got To Lose
  6. Death Of The Party
  7. Take Back The Track
  8. I Am Sunshine
  9. Gonna Bounce Back
  10. Fail Better
  11. (The World) Outside My Door
  12. Go Moving (Bonus Track)
  13. Make Time For Change (Bonus Track)
  14. Out Of Mind(Bonus Track)
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Added on: March 9, 2020