Royal Swan

Phoxjaw - Royal Swan
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Based on 40 ratings
July 3, 2020 / Release Date
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DontFearMusic
75
UNDERRATED GEM ALERT!

Hey, did you like the cool blend of ambience and touch of shoegaze and metal core of Loathe's recent album? Now throw in some goth and post hardcore ala Boston Manor on Welcome to the Neighborhood and lastly, add a pinch of brit pop sensibility to the hooks and you have this delightful little treat!

It's got great builds to intense and punchy climaxes, a lot of dynamics in the vocals, it's well produced (especially for a debut), and it's just a great time all around.
Porza9
50
Sinceramente, se me hizo un disco un toque genérico. Sumado a que este género medio pesado no me gusta tanto, creo que es la misma estructura o el mismo sonido en todas las canciones; volviéndolo monótono al álbum y haciendo que éste suene casi igual de principio a fin. Qué se yo, no encontré nada muy interesante por acá. Las letras están bien, creo que tienen algunas ideas interesantes (como en la canción You ... read more
NTTR
60
Phowjaw - Royal Swan

Genre: Alternative Rock
Country: UK

Final Verdict: 60% (Good Album)
Yearly Ranking: 422th / 893

Highlight: Triple AAA

Made me think of:
Boston Manor
Biffy Clyro
Milk Teeth
79
This album is an all over the place wild-ride of a rock album. They weave a lot of ideas and influences into a compact record packed full of energy. This one deserves a lot more attention. The best tracks (Trophies In The Attic, Triple AAA, Half House, Infinite Badness, Teething, & Bats For Bleeding) are phenomenal. Some of the deeper cuts in the album are forgettable, or experiments gone awry, but this is well worth a listen. Phoxjaw is taking rock music in a fun and inventive ... read more
th_initiator
90
▲ =Triple AAA, You Don't Drink A Unicorn's Blood, Half House, Infinite Badness, Teething, An Owl Is A Cat With Wings, Bats for Bleeding, The Monk, Royal Swan
▬ = Trophies in the Attic
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Track List

  1. Charging Pale Horses
  2. Trophies In The Attic
  3. Triple AAA
  4. You Don't Drink A Unicorn's Blood
  5. Half House
  6. Infinite Badness
  7. Teething
  8. An Owl Is A Cat With Wings
  9. Bats For Bleeding
  10. The Monk
  11. Royal Swan
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Added on: July 2, 2020