Everything Everything - Get To Heaven
Critic Score
Based on 17 reviews
2015 Ratings: #55 / 894
User Score
Based on 659 ratings
2015 Ratings: #25
Liked by 33 people
June 15, 2015 / Release Date
LP / Format
RCA / Label
Progressive Pop / Genres
Suggest a Genre
Add
Abuse of this feature may prevent future contributions from your account.
Tags
Sign In to rate and review

CRITIC REVIEWS

100
DIY
Everything Everything have sculpted a masterpiece. ‘Get to Heaven’ may well have slipped from the clouds.
100
The Telegraph
It feels like the Manchester-based band have taken the back off every current pop trend, jiggered about with the wiring, put in fresh batteries and made it all interesting again.
90
Clash
Even bigger and better things are to come for Everything Everything. Right now they are Britain's best pop band.
85
The Line of Best Fit
This is pop music with complex narratives, and if the masses are willing to listen, they could be the band that recharges the UK charts with genuinely meaningful music.
85
The 405
It's the insular nature of these songs that makes the album better than their previous efforts, a purity emerges from their new found restraint, there is depth to be found in its breathing room.
80
The Skinny
It’s a proven formula, but throw in cheeky wordplay and EE are a welcome counterpoint to today’s starchily sincere indie brood. A repeatedly rewarding follow-up.
80
Drowned in Sound

They now harness their energy and admirable imagination to serve a song as precision-engineered pop chops have displaced the wilfully outre.

80
musicOMH
Here, then, is musical proof that clever calculations and emotion can mix.
80
Under The Radar

Get to Heaven is another big step toward the leading spotlight the burgeoning art-pop genre needs.

80
AllMusic
The lyrical content, along with the album's constant energy, make this Everything Everything's most focused effort thus far, one that bundles brawny indie rock with 2010s Zeitgeist.
80
The Needle Drop
Everything Everything comes through with a creative, progressive pop album with equal parts eccentricity and accessibility.
72
Pitchfork

While Get to Heaven's ceaseless terror and heavy arrangements can be overwhelming, more power to Everything Everything for attempting to offer a nuanced understanding of a broken world at a time when a lot of their significantly less imaginative British indie rock peers say worse than nothing.

70
NME

Few records released in 2015 will feel as true to the times as this one. Their contemporaries might have long since buried their heads in the sand, but Everything Everything are up to their eyes in dread.

60
The Guardian

It’s often compelling, but you occasionally find yourself gripped by an overwhelming urge to turn it off. 

PipePanic
100
There are some records that everyone on AOTY just stans.

I know that might be a cringe inducing statement, nor was it the most thought out statement of all time, but there are various records that this site just completely adores with all of its heart. Some of these records are more subtly loved then others. There are the overtly loved records like Deathconciousness, or Spiderland, or any of Kanyes or Swans albums, and then there are the more subtly loved ones, like Smile! or __. And of ... read more
okcomputer12127
41
tbh, if the lead singer was thom yorke and the album was called in rainbows I would have given it a 10
fakeplasticrose
100
I've decided that this is only right, despite trying my best to deny it
This isn't a near-objective masterpiece like my other 10/10s. It's just so incredibly perfect in my eyes. Through every moment of this album I'm beaming, and for the next hour or two after sometimes. Everything (everything) (I had to) about this LP just feels almost like it was handmade for me - most people aren't gonna love it in the way i do - but ahhhh how the fuck is something able to get me so happy I'm on the brink of ... read more
thomasny18
80
I find it really funny that over these last few months people have been expressing how much they love this album. It's not that it's bad, not at all, but I have slight Déjà vu over this type of experience.

I remember it was early 2017, over a year after this album's release and my older sister was obsessed over Get To Heaven. She wanted me to get into it too, so she played Distant Past. Remembering the days when I used to be stuck on front of the TV playing FIFA (days I'd rather ... read more
Dombot
93
I'm currently restraining myself from listening to the Re-Animator leaks, so I guess I should slap a proper review on this banger of a record.

This is one of the first albums I remember discovering solely because of this website. I was randomly browsing thru Toast's AOTY's Favorite Albums list, and this cover art caught my eye almost immediately. Like, if that's not one of the most badass album arts of all time I have no clue what it is. It's colorful and vibrant... but also mysterious, maybe ... read more
Purchasing Get To Heaven from Amazon helps support Album of the Year. Or consider a donation?
Become a Donor
Donor badge, no ads + more benefits.
Advertisement

Track List

  1. To the Blade
  2. Distant Past
  3. Get to Heaven
  4. Regret
  5. Spring / Sun / Winter / Dread
  6. The Wheel (Is Turning Now)
  7. Fortune 500
  8. Blast Doors
  9. Zero Pharoah
  10. No Reptiles
  11. Warm Healer
Sign in to comment
1y
Advertisement


Added on: February 21, 2015