Black Country, New Road - Track X
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Based on 55 ratings
2021 Ratings: #2
Liked by 9 people
January 11, 2021 / Release Date
Single / Format
Ninja Tune / Label
Post-Rock, Art Rock / Genres
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CLJesse
86
Bri'ish Black Midi shout out pogchamp
nicoperagine
80
I love this.

The track reminds me of Moses Sumney and some Fleet Foxes. I have a big appreciation for their attention to detail. Every single sound to even the smallest tones of every instrument sound so refurbished. From the strings sections to the brass instruments, everything feels super fine-tuned and perfected. A very heartfelt track with much ambiguity, I'm having trouble interpreting lyricism, but from what I've picked up, it feels like an unstable relationship mixed with an ode to ... read more
nielsensratings
100
I don't usually rate singles, but wowee, another incredible track from Black Country, New Road. Isaac is my new best mate.
FoxInTheCity
NR
I'm going to use this new single by BC, NR as the place for my extremely convoluted thing that I was holding back for a month or more. I can't even bring my tongue to call it essay, it's just an idea I was thinking a lot about lately. And Black Country, New Road's work was the main catalyst for it to appear.

How do we measure album's significance? We as amateur critics as well as professional critics and everyone who tries to somewhat categorise and better understand music they hear ... read more
MrMusicMan
90
9/10
In an interview a while back, BCNR said they wanted to become the Arcade Fire of their scene. With Track X, they’ve come awfully close.
The backing vocals, electronic skeleton & abruptly tense spring use sounds like the next logical step after and album like The Suburbs.
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Added on: January 11, 2021