In the Court of the Wrestling Let's

Let's Wrestle - In the Court of the Wrestling Let's
Critic Score
Based on 8 reviews
2009 Ratings: #85 / 834
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Based on 1 rating
June 29, 2009 / Release Date
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Stolen Recordings / Label
Indie Rock / Genres
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CRITIC REVIEWS

90
Clash
There’s so much good to Let’s Wrestle, such a great deal of dumb-smile glee conveyed with this album, that it’s a perfect pick-me-up for any occasion.
83
A.V. Club

The geekily amateurish indie splatter-pop of the young London trio couldn’t sound more different than Crimson’s heavy prog.

80
Drowned in Sound
If their first full-length has taken the art and craft of the three-minute guitar-pop song as demonstrated, then is the only way up? It'd be a saddening thought to think that Let's Wrestle have peaked already.
80
Loud and Quiet
Let’s Wrestle have created something special here though – an underdog album to cherish and take comfort in.
80
NME
At worst the band does a sort of meta pub-rock with fake ID and sloppy handclaps, but mostly they sound like lo-fi gods inhabiting human form, Wesley Patrick Gonzales hitting high notes like a high-school spod told to square up to bullies by his mum.
76
Pitchfork
The tension between those two poles-- refusing to grow up and yearning to move on-- is the emotional engine that drives the band and its impressively confident record.
70
AllMusic

Along with their humorously oddball lyrics, they write really hooky tunes and play the stuffing out of them.

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