Life's a Beach

Easy Life - Life's a Beach
Critic Score
Based on 6 reviews
2021 Ratings: #213 / 513
User Score
Based on 94 ratings
2021 Ratings: #591
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May 28, 2021 / Release Date
LP / Format
Indie Pop / Genres
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CRITIC REVIEWS

80
DIY

While the sun-drenched wonky pop hits remain, ‘Life’s A Beach’’s lasting impact is its confrontation of depression and self-doubt.

80
Dork

Delving into the full emotional spectrum, ‘life’s a beach’ is an album that might sound dreamy, but underneath the surface those waters run deep.

80
The Line of Best Fit

Life’s A Beach is a journey through Easy Life’s ever-evolving style. It's the product of a band that know themselves in and out - fearless in venturing to new places with their art.

80
Clash

A refreshing and natural exposition of their musical buoyancy, ‘life’s a beach’ is the perfect summation of easy life’s outsider charms.

80
NME

The Leicester band ruminate on modern living and mental health with sincerity and breezy wit.

Supertartory
30
Well, that wasn’t very good was it.

I’ve been following Easy Life for a bit now. I was recommended their hit single “Nightmares” all the way back in 2018 when it originally released, and I liked it a lot. Now, I haven’t returned to it in well over a year but I still liked it, I think anyway. I followed their EP releases and did review their Spaceships Mixtape and I liked it somewhat but, either the group has grown off me immensely or this album just isn’t ... read more
thegeecyproject
31
Passable background music at its best, lyrically terrible at its worst.

Easy Life are not a group I’m familiar with. I only really found out about them when Triple J put them as a feature album, which came as a big surprise as I don’t think I’d heard about them from anywhere before. In hindsight, this is probably because this album is one of the blandest things I’ve heard all year. The comparison that I would often for this band’s sound is Glass Animals, which I ... read more
noisefirst
80
FIRST LISTEN: Whimsical musings on some pretty mature topics, kind of like an English fusion of Lily Allen and Mac Miller.
TheCarioca
60
a message to myself - 2/5
have a great day - 3/5
ocean view - 4/5
skeletons - 3/5
daydreams - 3/5
life's a beach (interlude) - 3/5
living strange - 3/5
compliments - 4/5
lifeboat - 3/5
nightmares - 2/5
homesickness - 3/5
music to walk home to - 3/5
ThatOtherGuy
66
This indie pop/R&B group has been around for a while, yet their sound has been evolving with some of the material they've been dropping. This evolution is so subtle that it's quite easy to miss on Life's a Beach, even if this could be the one where they strike oil.
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Added on: March 23, 2021