Jeff Rosenstock - NO DREAM
Critic Score
Based on 6 reviews
2020 Ratings: #50 / 279
User Score
Based on 226 ratings
2020 Ratings: #34
Liked by 9 people
May 20, 2020 / Release Date
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CRITIC REVIEWS

80
Exclaim!

NO DREAM is punk rock that's fit for the masses without sacrificing any of its authenticity. For every catchy melody there's a brashness that says to the wrong people, "This isn't for you."

80
Pitchfork
New York’s most anxious punk delivers hook after hook on an album that deals with evergreen sociopolitical concerns yet sounds like it could’ve been written 30 minutes ago.
80
The Needle Drop
Jeff's latest album is his most intense yet.
Doublez
81
NO DREAM is a little less brilliant than his previous efforts in my opinion, but all this raw energy and his shattering messages make this new album a real joy.

Jeff Rosenstock is a passionate artist who still has a gift for hiding behind the power pop/punk aesthetics of a demanding and deeply human music. This strength that allows him to perfectly manage the balance between dynamism, emotion and writing systematically allows him to offer this kind of fascinating album that stands the test of ... read more
TheTourist90
91
Hey Jeff... You okay? You need a hug or something?

Anyways, Jeff Rosenstock surprised us all with a brand new studio album that didn't even come out on a Friday, but after listening to this album after a couple a time, I can say it was a fantastic surprise!

NO DREAM is an explosive, wild, rebellious, yet very emotional experience during this whole quarantine time. while not all of it is about Coronavirus, there are certainly lines that reference it, or at least the being apart part, the ... read more
MySoftBulletin
85
dad came home
N0stalgia
75
Wow what a pleasant surprise to brighten up an otherwise uneventful Wednesday, thanks Jeff!

'NO DREAM' sees Jeff Rosenstock up to his usual shenanigans: making exhilarating, fun and energetic Pop-Punk/Power Pop with lyrics that are heartfelt and ooze pure passion and overall energy and compositions that are sure to have your heart racing and your head banging, except this time the energy and raw intensity of his music is turned up to 11.
RishiYisus
90
Funny story, yesterday I Was listening to Jeff and I thought, I need a new album and 😳😳😳
1st listen: NR now, But overall it's good! (im gonna post a rate soon)
3rd listen (83/100): YEEEEEES, Jeff drops another great album with old and new elements (like double pedal) , maybe it's Not his best record and didn't click in full in the Frist listen (Still good in the Frist listen, But it gets better), But it's a great record!, so much fun and a great surprise :)
6th listen: hahahaha yes, it ... read more
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Track List

  1. NO TIME
  2. Nikes (Alt)
  3. Scram!
  4. N O D R E A M
  5. State Line
  6. f a m e
  7. Leave It In The Sun
  8. The Beauty Of Breathing
  9. Old Crap
  10. ***BNB
  11. Monday At The Beach
  12. Honeymoon Ashtray
  13. Ohio Tpke
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Added on: May 20, 2020