AOTY 2021

Young Chasers

Circa Waves - Young Chasers
Critic Score
Based on 4 reviews
User Score
Based on 51 ratings
2015 Ratings: #278
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The production sound is also very Strokes-esque, with Shudall's vocals often layered with a delicate haze of fuzzy EFX à la Strokes frontman Julian Casablancas. That said, the comparison might be a bit more of a critique were it not for the sheer high quality and infectious nature of Circa Waves' songs.

The Guardian

What it lacks in boundary-pushing, it makes up for in sturdy songcraft and youthful exuberance.

"I just wanted to be one of The Strokes-"
Well Alex Turner, you weren't the only one. Introducing Circa Waves, indie rock's own bland poster boy who aren't quite distinctive enough to be a bland poster boy. There's really very little worth spending time listening to here, aside from putting this on as summery background music. Sure, the bass grooves are decent enough and there are some interesting percussion moments here and there but they are ripping from The Strokes SO HARD. Just ... read more
Get Away, T-Shirt Weather,Fossils,Lost It,My Love,Young Chasers,Stuck In My Teeth,Best Years,So Long
This is just so much fun.
Favorite tracks: T-Shirt Weather, Fossils, Young Chasers
A perfect debut album for the Liverpool quartet. It has a great indie rock sound and has got the desired exposure that such an album deserves with the tracks 'T-Shirt Weather' and 'Fossils'.

1. Get Away - 8.5
2. T-Shirt Weather - 10
3. Fossils - 10
4. Lost It - 8
5. My Love - 9
6. Deserve This - 5
7. Young Chasers - 6.5
8. Good For Me - 6
9. Stuck In My Teeth - 9
10. Best Years - 5
11. The Luck Has Gone - 7.5
12. So Long - 5.5
13. Talking Out Loud - 7.5

97.5/130 - 75/100
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Track List

  1. Get Away
  2. T-Shirt Weather
  3. Fossils
  4. Lost It
  5. My Love
  6. Deserve This
  7. Young Chasers
  8. Good For Me
  9. Stuck In My Teeth
  10. Best Years
  11. The Luck Has Gone
  12. So Long
  13. Talking Out Loud
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Added on: March 17, 2015