Grand National

Courting - Grand National
Critic Score
Based on 2 reviews
User Score
Based on 154 ratings
2021 Ratings: #27
Liked by 11 people
April 9, 2021 / Release Date
EP / Format
Nice Swan / Label
Post-Punk / Genres
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CRITIC REVIEWS

100
Dork
Exploring life in classic Middle England and its five-bedroom homes and artificial lawns, it’s the exciting early sound of a band trying on different outfits to see what fits.
70
DIY
On their scrappy debut collection, Liverpool’s Courting are heavy-handed with their influences but endearing enough to get away with it.
Chode
76
What an EP!

Just like I do for all my EP reviews, I’ll keep this as brief as this album’s material is. Groovy, catchy, and infectious post-punk seems to be the sound of the year, with Shame’s Drunk Tank Pink kicking the year off as the year's first truly “great” album and Squid dropping in less than a month, so it’s fitting that a band like Courting is debuting with what may go down as one of the greatest EPs of 2021. Bubbling up with buzz garnered from ... read more
zachthesnack
77
“I think me and Kanye might still have sex” in a Post-punk song

That is all
andiov1
73
It's true, if you stream Shape of You you're going straight to hell
Stankysauce
70
Look, I'm as much of a post punk guy as everyone else here, and everything about this ep is rather good. I like the production, songs and performances. But am I crazy for thinking this is a kind of copy and pasted post punk band???
comunismin
80
damn 2021 really the post-punk year
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Added on: March 13, 2021