Real Estate - Days
Critic Score
Based on 26 reviews
2011 Ratings: #308 / 964
Year End Rank: #22
User Score
Based on 305 ratings
2011 Ratings: #59
Liked by 1 person
October 18, 2011 / Release Date
LP / Format
Domino / Label
Indie Rock / Genres
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CRITIC REVIEWS

100
A.V. Club

The bruised, bottomless beauty of Days suggests that growing up hasn’t always been easy for Real Estate.

88
Beats Per Minute

This focus on musicality over atmosphere allows for a solid set of pop-rock songs that succeeds on its own melodic merits.

87
Pitchfork

Cleaner, sharper, and just plain stronger, Days is like a single idea divided into simple statements

80
musicOMH

What makes this band such an attractive late summer proposition is their tunefulness, their sunny outlook, their sheer positivity.

80
No Ripcord

The air of careful conception surrounding Days is one of its most unmistakable and undeniable characteristics.

70
PopMatters

The sound might be crisper, but ultimately on Days, the song remains the same.

koner1
100
To say that Days is an important album to me would be an understatement. I have a lot of memories attached to it and have loved it since my first listen all the way back in 2013. The first time I ever heard Real Estate was on a bus ride in Chicago during a school band trip my sophomore year of high school, when one of my friends thought I'd dig it. It's Real was the first track I heard from them and I fell in love instantly.

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unknownpleasure
90
Nostalgia in an album
Houdanny
77
Sometimes light and airy guitar based dream pop is all you need to brighten your day. And this album meets that quota oh so wonderfully.

Standout: All the same
Favs: Kinder Blumen, Out of tune, Younger than yesterday, Easy, Wonder Years, It’s Real
Least Fav: Three Blocks
siberianbreaks
NR
A really plain and simple indie rock album. And I mean that in a good way. Some really solid songs here with some nice instrumentation and relatable lyrics.

Favourite tracks: Easy, Green Aisles, It's Real, Out Of Tune, Municipality, All The Same
100
Real Estate's Magnum Opus. A Phenomenal Album
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Track List

  1. Easy 
  2. Green Aisles 
  3. It's Real 
  4. Kinder Blumen 
  5. Out of Tune 
  6. Municipality 
  7. Wonder Years 
  8. Three Blocks 
  9. Younger Than Yesterday 
  10. All The Same
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Added on: July 12, 2011