Why Do We Shake in the Cold?

Elderbrook - Why Do We Shake in the Cold?
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Based on 13 ratings
September 18, 2020 / Release Date
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Producer, singer and songwriter Elderbrook is someone I like following, mainly because his songs get me nostalgic about early EDM, when it was actually good.

Why Do We Shake In The Cold is smartly produced, very suave and ambient It's very oddly entertaining and less generic than most EDM projects I've heard recently.

It's unbelievably chill and simple and usually sticks to that. Thee songs have a very retro tinge and are stereotypically British.

Some songs have awkward and stupid sound ... read more
One thing I will say is I like the nostalgic undertone to this project, whilst retaining a refreshing and ambient sound. The retro -inspired aesthetic feels very reminiscent of Glass Animal's early work, which in itself deserves some praise.

However, the album does become rather dragged out and sluggish as the time goes on, and I left feeling unfulfilled. Not bad, but nothing that makes me want to revisit.
All My Love 8.2/10
Numb 8/10
I'm A Fool 8/10
My House 7/10
Something About You 6.8/10
Down By The Bay 6.5/10
Take A Minute 6.4/10
Back To My Bed 6.6/10
Set Fire To My Gun 7/10
Why De We Shake In The Cold? 7/10
Next December 7.2/10

All my love (7.0)
Numb (7.7)
I'm a fool (6.8)
My House (7.5)
Something About You (7.5)
Down By The Bay (7.3)
Take a Minute (7.5)
Back To My Bed (8.0)
Set Fire To My Gun (7.0)
Why De We Shake In The Cold? (7.3)
Next December (6.8)
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Track List

  1. All My Love
  2. Numb
  3. I'm A Fool
  4. My House
  5. Something About You
  6. Down By The Bay
  7. Take A Minute
  8. Back To My Bed
  9. Set Fire To My Gun
  10. Why De We Shake In The Cold?
  11. Next December
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Added on: August 16, 2020