Dream Harder

Hello Cosmos - Dream Harder
Critic Score
Based on 2 reviews
User Score
Based on 12 ratings
February 22, 2021 / Release Date
LP / Format
Cosmic Glue / Label
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Hello Cosmos - Dream Harder

Genre: Alternative Rock
Country: UK

Final Verdict: 62% (Good Album)
Yearly Ranking: 64th / 182

Highlight: Let Love Be The Island Upon Which We Stand

Made me think of:
Ist Ist
This reminded me of a LOT of older UK acts, i.e. The Fall, the Sex Pistols... any number of older rock/punk bands from late 70's and early 80's with singers that don't really sing but rather talk or sort of shout over the music. Several reviews have noted that the second half is stronger than the first, and it nominally is, but by the time I got that far into the album I had lost interest. Sure the production is modern, and there are some hip-hop and other modern touches in the music, but ... read more
What the streets have been failing to move towards in recent years, very generic and bland alt pop rock with some hip-hop vibes. Really not worth worth another listen, there’s nothing in it I want to come back to
Fast-paced, loud-mouthed and high-energy, Dream Harder is an interesting record. I personally experienced that the album progressively became better, the second half being greater than the first. It can take a while to get into the mood of this album, as it is quite harsh in its display, but once you're within its grasp - you're in for a treat. Their music is simple to understand, but this is their advantage. This album doesn't need to be anything else, it works perfectly well as it is.

My ... read more
Sheer energy. This album is a raw transfer of energy and emotion, to an extent that can't be described by a mere review.  The way Hello Cosmos use music to not only soundtrack the words spoken by Ben Robinson but to convey them beyond the level that the words alone could, astounds me.

This album is purely and simply a celebration of music. 11 fantastic tracks which completely take you by surprise. The words are powerful and meaningful, Ben speaks them with such a passion that you find ... read more
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Track List

  1. Fuse
  2. Tonight, Tonight, Tonight, Tonight
  3. Raise The Dawn
  4. Frequency Fields
  5. The Cosmic Trigger
  6. Step Out of the Shadows
  7. Run For President
  8. Let Love Be the Island Upon Which We Stand
  9. Dream Harder
  10. Renegade Love
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Added on: November 26, 2020