The Drums - Portamento
Critic Score
Based on 19 reviews
2011 Ratings: #705 / 899
User Score
Based on 49 ratings
2011 Ratings: #132
September 13, 2011 / Release Date
LP / Format
Moshi Moshi / Island / Label
Indie Rock / Genres
Your Review


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.

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.

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.

Jun 13, 2018
I don't have any money.
Mar 22, 2016
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
Contributions By
thisisabtlgrnd, patton, erik, Alex69

Added on: July 13, 2011