AOTY 2021

It's All Crazy! It's All False! It's All a Dream! It's Alright

mewithoutYou - It's All Crazy! It's All False! It's All a Dream! It's Alright
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Honestly, I feel like I could sum up this album in one sentence: this is what you would get if you asked mewithoutYou to record Panic! At The Disco’s Pretty. Odd. I was informed that this album was an odd one when I made the decision to dive into this band’s discography, but I don’t think I was quite prepared for how odd was.

mewithoutYou have become known to me as a band that explores soundscapes that are often raw, claustrophobic, and crackling with human panic and ... read more
From the very first note of this record you can recognize a huge tonal shift for the group from their previous three albums. Rather than the dim and heavy instrumentation coming out of the post-hardcore realm, the group fare more in the realm of folk with the guitar riffs losing their fuzz and instead taking on more of an acoustic tone, along with some differing tonal qualities throughout and deliberate instrument choices to go along with the shift in sound. The vocals also lose a ton of edge ... read more
the front bottoms but they arent folk punk but a religious emo band? i love it, the lyrics are there mostly for complex metaphors about food and god but its done absolutely beautifully. the only thing thats bugging me is how much the melodies stagnate on songs, it needs more diversity in that aspect but the cleaned up production just helps them in the long term
some of my favorite songs are here. 'the king beetle on a coconut state' is not only a great song but an impressive piece of fantasy fiction. one of my favourite songs, ever.
weird album
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Track List

  1. Every Thought a Thought of You
  2. The Fox, the Crow and the Cookie
  3. The Angel of Death Came to David's Room
  4. Goodbye, I!
  5. A Stick, Carrot & String
  6. Bullet to Binary, Pt. Two
  7. Timothy Hay
  8. Fig With a Bellyache
  9. Cattail Down
  10. The King Beetle on a Coconut Estate
  11. Allah, Allah, Allah
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Added on: April 23, 2015