Going to Hell

Lande Hekt - Going to Hell
Critic Score
Based on 7 reviews
2021 Ratings: #88 / 98
User Score
Based on 66 ratings
2021 Ratings: #94
Liked by 2 people
January 22, 2021 / Release Date
LP / Format
Get Better / Label
Indie Rock / Genres
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CRITIC REVIEWS

80
Dork

Lande Hekt has poured all her insecurities, anxieties and anger into these songs and the product is a set of comforting anthems that act as a companion through the most difficult of emotions.

80
DIY

A celebration of personal freedom, and the unwavering right for people to be afforded the opportunity to be comfortable in themselves.

80
Upset

Continuing to create while forced off the road, Lande Hekt is becoming one of punk's vital songwriters.

70
Under The Radar

Going to Hell presents the most intimate and complete vision of Lande Hekt yet.

65
Pitchfork

The Muncie Girls frontwoman’s solo debut is part self-interrogation and part community offering, serving up tiny bursts of joy and doubt as refuge for anyone navigating a similar path.

60
FLOOD Magazine

Going to Hell lays ample groundwork for Hekt to build upon, and it wouldn’t be surprising if there are two or three superior albums in her future. This isn’t meant to disparage Going to Hell, which has plenty to like and even some to love.

60
Mojo

Muncie Girl’s solo debut has a first-person directness and grunge-schooled contrasting of melody with clamour.

leolucia
67
DECENT

Favourite tracks: Whiskey, Going to Hell
JohnLouisHoward
90
Lande Hekt's delightful accent adds a layer of whimsy to these well-wrought and balanced songs. her solo work here does not vary greatly from her role in Muncie Girls (who are from Exeter, not Indiana), but it does allow her lyrics to get more attention. this is a good thing because she is an able lyricist and songwriter. the sound is somewhat similar to Fenne Lily's last record, but Fenne is more folky and Lande is more indie rock, so I didn't mind it. this one checks all my boxes, so I am ... read more
Valeyard
75
January
Nateb9086
58
Low-mid 6/10
The production can be better but something I need to highlight is the titled track which is a commentary about how religion stops people from doing the things that makes them happy

Album: Going to Hell (2021)
Artist: Lande Hekt @landeyo
Genre: Indie Rock, Folk

Disliked: undone

Meh: Whiskey, 80 days of rain, Hannover, winter coat, December, stranded in Berlin, impending doom, in the dark

Liked: candle, going to hell
Orlkont
88
Sorry not sorry but existential, depressed indie rock singer-songwriters are still superior to me.
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Track List

  1. Whiskey
  2. 80 Days of Rain
  3. Hannover
  4. Winter Coat
  5. Undone
  6. December
  7. Stranded in Berlin
  8. Impending Doom
  9. Candle
  10. Going to Hell
  11. In the Darkness
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Added on: November 19, 2020