Everything Everything - Get To Heaven
Critic Score
Based on 15 reviews
2015 Ratings: #55 / 770
User Score
Based on 305 ratings
2015 Ratings: #24
June 15, 2015 / Release Date
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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. 

ElectricMess
96
Few albums match their cover so well... the music of Get To Heaven is colorful, expressive, somewhat frightening, and more than a little weird. Some might find Higgs' high and nasal vocal style grating, but I personally love it, and with melodies and hooks so sticky and lyrics as deceptively twisted and clever, I consider this record a modern art pop classic.

Favorite Tracks: To The Blade, Warm Healer, Blast Doors, Distant Past, Fortune 500, Get To Heaven, The Wheel (Is Turning Now), ... read more
amw100
80
this is a very unique album with some amazing highs, it has lows tho
Atrocityblubber
92
Hapsburg lippp reminds me of New slaves by kanye.... I think in the only one who thinks this
MiaWatterson
100
Get To Heaven was the first EE album I've ever listened to and DAMN! It is a colourful, creative, powerful and quite magical piece of art. It has pop, indie and electronic influences but the group managed to follow their own style, an unique style. Now that I know their older projects really well (such as Arc and Man Alive) I can see the evolution. They are now using catchy melodies and clever lyrics (not saying that Arc and Man Alive are bad!! These are great lps!!). Of course we hear the ... read more
TheBravesDH
93
Pure indie art pop bliss. Late to the party, but this would've most likely made my top 5 in 2015 had I bothered listening then. It's a subgenre cocktail with compelling lyrics and engaging performances throughout. I see this becoming a classic for me that will be in rotation for years to come.
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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
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Added on: February 21, 2015