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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
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.
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
Under The Radar

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

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

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

ruubiks
100

This album sits in a weird place for me- it's not an album that speaks to me on a personal level by any means (lyrically, in its theming, etc.)
It's far from relatable. The lyrics are ridiculous and tongue twisty. Higg's vocals aren't for everyone, and there's songs on here that I'm not dying to listen to on relistens.

Yet, when I think of a perfect album- an album unchangeable.. I think of Get To Heaven.
Every track here sits neatly and has value to both the album and myself. Every single ... read more

TehSniper_143
95

I've seen this cover a bunch of times, so I've felt pretty inclined to check this album out for a while, but I've never got around to listening to it, until now!

I legit LOVED this album quite alot! the production on here was absolutely mesmerizing, with how unique everything sounded! Tracks like "To the Blade" and "Get to Heaven" are some of the legit best pop tracks I've heard in a long time! I also loved how dark these lyrics are, I've always loved it when albums have ... read more

tentoir
80

this seems like something i'd hate, but it's just so catchy and so well done that it's almost impossible not to love

barcooper
86

This is how you make a god damn pop album, Get To Heaven blends a lot of elements and different sounds into pop, And even tho it is packed with a lot of details its also amazingly catchy and fun, some of the melodies and choruses are already stuck in my head. The production here is absolutely fantastic and you can catch some great vibes and fun moments throughout the listen, The writing here is very good as well, There is a lot of subtext and meaning in the lyrics. I really love the vocals as ... read more

SemT
79

"To the Blade" is an incredible record. After her regular debut, it continued to fascinate with her great vocals and enduring notes. What a song! "Fortune 500" is a song that doesn't show its full potential and is somewhat underestimated. (compared to other songs on the album) As you continue to listen to the song, you are given the opportunity to experience great moments.

"Blast Doors" adds novelty to the album. In addition to the novelty, the success of the song ... read more

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Track List

1To the Blade
4:13
96
2Distant Past
3:41
93
3Get to Heaven
3:43
92
4Regret
3:22
90
5Spring/Sun/Winter/Dread
3:18
92
6The Wheel (Is Turning Now)
5:28
89
7Fortune 500
4:16
89
8Blast Doors
3:30
93
9Zero Pharoah
3:39
89
10No Reptiles
4:42
94
11Warm Healer
6:10
91
Total Length: 46 minutes
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Added on: February 21, 2015