Between The Richness

Fiddlehead - Between The Richness
Critic Score
Based on 4 reviews
User Score
Based on 105 ratings
2021 Ratings: #215
Liked by 12 people
May 21, 2021 / Release Date
LP / Format
Run For Cover / Label
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CRITIC REVIEWS

80
Kerrang!
It’s one of those rare records that not only helps you understand life more by capturing all its highs and lows, but also makes it better. Stunning stuff.
76
Pitchfork
Despite the record’s hefty concerns and classic “harder, better, faster, stronger” second-LP upgrades, Fiddlehead’s defining quality is their modesty.
BGL13
75
between the richness is an aggressive and energetic emo album. while the vocals may be grating to some, i feel like they really add to the emotion of this album. this album is just insanely exciting. its always packed with energy. the lead guitarist of this band is also in basement, who are one of my favorite bands. this is definitely very reminiscent of basement but you can hear influences from many different bands such as the brave little abacus, title fight, citizen, and more.
faves: the ... read more
Music_Nerds
73
Damn this a nice burst of energy, a shot to the arm after some disappointing releases from Cloud Nothings and other upbeat emo/rock bands.

All in all though not a disappointing year for emo adjacent energetic punk-rock so far at all and this will go nicely with the new Teenage Wrist/Glitterer/Du Blonde & Parannoul.

Now just hoping for a decent AFI album 🤞

Might check out the new Origami Angel album now 😎
currentjoyys
78
FAVORITE TRACK: Heart to Heart

LEAST FAVORITE TRACK: Grief Motif

FIDLAR, Fiddlehead, Radiohead... bitch get new names....

I really love this new Fiddlehead record. It reminds me a lot of early 2010s emo like Basement and Citizen (very fitting that this band is also signed to Run For Cover). The guitars on it are a very traditional emo hard rock that pairs well with emotional and roaring vocals. Tracks like The Years, Million Times, Down University and Joyboy combine a lot of strong guitar ... read more
TheCarioca
86
Grief Motif - 4/5
The Years - 5/5 ❤
Million Times - 4/5
Eternal You - 5/5 ❤
Loverman - 3/5
Down University - 4/5
Get My Mind Right - 5/5 ❤
Life Notice - 3/5
Joyboy - 5/5 ❤
Heart to Heart - 5/5 ❤
allonlevin72
76
There weren't as many tracks that immediately grabbed me in the same way that "Springtime and Blind" did, but this is by no means a sophomore slump. Fiddlehead's biggest strength is their ability to appeal to fans of 90s emo, punk, and even the hardcore heads who've followed these guys through all their previous projects. For anyone looking for a band with a lot of feeling but can still kick you in the pants, you could do way worse.
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anztec, MarkyC, BGL13, bgod


Added on: March 16, 2021