Driver

Adult Mom - Driver
Critic Score
Based on 5 reviews
2021 Ratings: #69 / 192
User Score
Based on 71 ratings
2021 Ratings: #164
Liked by 3 people
March 5, 2021 / Release Date
LP / Format
Epitaph / Label
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CRITIC REVIEWS

80
Rolling Stone

At 10 compact, differently beautiful songs, Driver is the work of an artist entering the springtime of their brilliance, as good as singer-songwriter indie-rock can get.

80
DIY

If it were as easy as Adult Mom makes it sound to write pop gems this endearing in their honesty, everybody would be doing it.

73
Pitchfork

Stevie Knipe’s third LP builds layered arrangements and a renewed sense of confidence without sacrificing the earnest, confessional vulnerability of their songwriting.

currentjoyys
68
FAVORITE TRACK: Sober

LEAST FAVORITE TRACK: Passenger

I’ve been listening to Adult Mom since the release of their last album Soft Spots. Stevie Knipe is an incredible singer and is definitely the highlight of that past album. Soft Spots is not without flaw, feeling shallow and uninspired at times, but it is a catchy indie project. With another Adult Mom project, I hoped Knipe would update their sound to feel more personal and humane.

Driver is very lyrically-driven. Tracks like ... read more
Orlkont
80
This is one of the most exciting indie rock albums I've heard in a while and I listen to a decent amount of them. It's your classic indie rock sound but then Adult Mom puts some twists on some songs to make it sound current. Introspective, vulnerable, yet easy-going. I listened to this thrice in a row.
StaticKid
63
the only adjectives i got for this is "violently-clairo"
andyintoronto
65
Didn't light my world on fire. Never a good sign when you keep coming back to it realising you've only got a few tracks in each time before you loose interest .
Korzaski
80
i actually really fucked with this album. i could see why it might not be for everyone, but i really jammed to this.
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Added on: January 19, 2021