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Portamento

The Drums - Portamento
Critic Score
Based on 20 reviews
2011 Ratings: #727 / 901
User Score
Based on 55 ratings
2011 Ratings: #146
September 13, 2011 / Release Date
LP / Format
Moshi Moshi / Island / Label
Indie Rock / Genres
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CRITIC REVIEWS

70
Consequence of Sound

Outside of a few iconic moments ... there’s far too much of the same zipper-lined guitar work and push-play percussion.

69
Beats Per Minute

I just wish The Drums would have tried to experiment and push the boundaries of the genre, instead of championing their predecessors.

60
Drowned in Sound

It isn't awful, yet at the same time there's not enough substance that warrants attention for too many long spells either.

moksha
100
Portamento es el claro ejemplo de un proyecto solido e intimo, cada detalle esta ejecutado a la perfección con matices oscuras, alegres e incluso divertidas, su perfecta sincronía de estilos New Wave/Post-Punk/Synthpop/Rock con una gama de sintetizadores, arreglos vocales y guitarras lo hacen muy adictivo. Jonny Pierce es más abierto en este disco (a comparación de su antecesor The Drums) puesto que aquí nos habla sobre momentos de su vida como el hecho de ser ... read more
ThrowBackG
77
BUT I DON'T HAVE ANY MONEY!!!
KevinPasos
90
Estential Tracks - Book of Revelation // What You Were // Money // Hard to Love // I Don't Know How to Love // Please Don't Leave // If He Likes It Let Him Do it
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Track List

  1. Book of Revelation 
  2. Days 
  3. What You Were 
  4. Money 
  5. Hard to Love 
  6. I Don't Know How to Love 
  7. Searching for Heaven 
  8. Please Don't Leave
  9. If He Likes It Let Him Do It
  10. I Need a Doctor 
  11. In the Cold 
  12. How It Ended
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Added on: July 13, 2011