Within and Without

Washed Out - Within and Without
Critic Score
Based on 29 reviews
2011 Ratings: #437 / 908
Year End Rank: #34
User Score
Based on 139 ratings
2011 Ratings: #86
July 12, 2011 / Release Date
LP / Format
Sub Pop / Label
Chillwave, Synthpop / Genres
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CRITIC REVIEWS

90
musicOMH

They’ve succeeded in making an album that does well to second-guess its listener, whilst never disowning the sound that first brought Greene to the foreground.

83
Pitchfork

Within and Without is a declaration to snarky ironists that there is nothing to be ashamed of with this sound.

80
Drowned in Sound

The more he progresses out of his shell, the farther his voice will soar clear of the soon-to-break wave of generalised chillwave nonsense.

71
Beats Per Minute

While the stylistic homogeneity erodes its high points, and it sometimes feels like one giant song, Within and Without harbours some rich, emotive sounds under its monochrome canopy.

holsgr
69
☆☆½ ~ Relatively good album. It sounds something irregular at certain moments.
Faber87
85
Just close your eyes, chill and enjoy the moment.
FearFlour
77
You're not allowed to listen to this album unless you are having sex.
EMR
65
The chillwave manifesto definitely had its few great moments in the very brief trajectory of the movement (if such even existed), and the genre's manifesto played some beautiful tracks in the party, showcasing in its spacious, blissful production quality, its best features. Unfortunately, the resources were not as many as one could hope for, and the whole thing fell down as quickly as it rose, for the disappointment of many of its enthusiasts.
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Track List

  1. Eyes Be Closed
  2. Echoes 
  3. Amor Fati 
  4. Soft 
  5. Far Away
  6. Before 
  7. You and I
  8. Within and Without
  9. A Dedication
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