AOTY 2023

Peaceful as Hell

Black Dresses - Peaceful as Hell
Critic Score
Based on 3 reviews
User Score
2020 Ratings: #60
Liked by 174 people
April 13, 2020 / Release Date
LP / Format
Blacksquares / Label
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The Needle Drop

Black Dresses mercilessly kills us with kindness on Peaceful as Hell.

The Canadian noise-pop duo’s music conjures a psychotic slumber party, or a Second Life rave, but remains grounded in the bittersweet beauty of lifelong friendship.

This reminds me of 100 gecs

I hate 100 gecs


Big W to Anthony Fantano for the recommendation. I listened to a little bit of this and wasn’t crazy on it, but I hoped a full listen would kinda reveal this thing a bit, and yeah, this is amazing.

This is a lofi soundfuckery experiment that will turn a lot of people off. To me though this is genius. The flow of this album is flawless, with almost every track standing out in it's own unique way. The album plays best however as a front to back listen, as some tracks on their own just ... read more


edit 2: melon man agrees you all suck ass

edit: I hate all of you

if this ends up with a user score in the 60s I swear to GOD

this is their best and most consistent project by far


This reminds me of 100 gecs

I love 100 gecs


i am transgender and i approve of this al;bum


Shout out to @Wryyys for recommending me this album :)

I went into Peaceful as Hell completely blind. All I've been told was the genre, which is electro-industrial, and that's it. I also saw Anthony and Brad give this album a very high score. I didn't want that to influence my score or experience, but I did expect Peaceful as Hell to be very good. But man. It's more than good. It's fucking amazing! Everything about Peaceful as Hell is weird, hard, experimental, and fun as hell. The production ... read more

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Added on: March 30, 2020