Feel It Break

Austra - Feel It Break
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Based on 19 reviews
2011 Ratings: #265 / 908
User Score
Based on 64 ratings
2011 Ratings: #74
May 17, 2011 / Release Date
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Domino / Label
Electropop / Genres
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75
Beats Per Minute

Feel It Break is refreshing in that it takes the ideas of the occult ... but puts them into a more accessible mould.

EMR
65
Electronic/synth-pop from Canada that resembles too much its 80s past, wrapped around some pretty and clean production quality, but showing very few distinct and fresh new ideas. Some of the lyrics are seductive and enigmatic, as well as some of the sounds and melodies that run throughout the album's runtime, but they are opposed by the bland and unimpressive vocal delivery that feels very linear and almost emotionally-disconnected, with the exception of the closing track, The Beast. There is ... read more
daFigz
93
As far as debuts go, I have to admit that I tend to hope for the best and are occasionally blown away when a band hits a high mark. With Austra’s debut, Feel It Break it took one complete listen to bowl me over. Katie Stelmanis presents herself by way of a detached, if not nihilistic nod as she lays her voice atop the accompanying music. Sure, I’m a sucker for Synth-pop. But, what I am not is a push-over. Your shit has to be very good. Very, very good. And, Feel It Break is very, ... read more
72
Great album, when I saw this group live i was immediately in love with the music. The sound is beautiful and easy to listen too but keeps you on your feet. This is just an average good album.
Celestico
NR
+ : Darken Her Horse | Spellwork | Beat And The Pulse | The Villain
- : Hate Crime | Shoot The Water
DefSky
78
" I can't sleep at night [the noise, the noise]

My eyes they open wider [the noise, the noise]

I came to relate [the noise, the noise]

Help me compensate for [the noise, the noise] " Austra
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Track List

  1. Darken Her Horse 
  2. Lose It 
  3. The Future 
  4. Beat And The Pulse 
  5. Spellwork 
  6. The Choke 
  7. Hate Crime 
  8. The Villian 
  9. Shoot The Water 
  10. The Noise 
  11. The Beast
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