Hell Songs

Daughters - Hell Songs
Critic Score
Based on 5 reviews
2006 Ratings: #62 / 686
User Score
Based on 206 ratings
2006 Ratings: #111
Liked by 3 people
August 8, 2006 / Release Date
LP / Format
Hydra Head / Label
Mathcore / Genres
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CRITIC REVIEWS

90
Tiny Mix Tapes
While integrating these enticing new elements, Daughters manage to choke off their progression just enough. They don't sound like a different band, and they're not trying to.
80
Sputnikmusic

Hell Songs fixes the flaws encountered with Canada Songs while maintaining an enjoyable and quirky sound.

80
PopMatters

The most dramatic stylistic shift by an extreme band in 2006, Hell Songs is a mere glimpse of what this immensely talented band is capable of.

80
Alternative Press
Daughters may hail from Providence, Rhode Island, but they're better than most in their surrounding scene. Their songs borrow an ADD writing aesthetic from the Locust (among others) and a jagged post-no wave guitar sound from even more contemporary bands.
67
Pitchfork
Providence's resident shock artists return with more techy grindcore, now mixed with elements of Nation of Ulysses and the Make Up.
Gyro64
90
What the fuck this grew on me so much
Plats
90
This is more like it! “Hell Songs” showcases Daughters’ huge amount of creativity, insane performances, dizzying guitar riffs, intense production and great songwriting all bunched together into one 23-minute mathcore album!

Fav Tracks: Fiery, Recorded In a Pyramid, The Fuck Whisperer, Hyperventilationsystem, Providence By Gaslight, Daughters Spelled Wrong, Feisty Snakewoman

Least Fav Track: X-Ray

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PipePanic
88
While Canada Songs was an assault the the senses, this record refines, underlines and increases the intensity and musicianship to create a truly unique and fun experience, with more memorable and interesting songs being made in the process. Its a great mathcore album that's just waiting to be explored.

Favorite Jams: Recorded Inside a Pyramid, The Fuck Whisperer, Hyperventilationsystem

Lest favorite: X-ray
eliiiiiiii
75
The first Daughters record that actually sounds like Daughters. Basically a massive improvement in every sense from their debut, and while their sound is not 100% refined yet, we can agree that this the band actually conceiving a direction to their artistic career, this record actually sounds way more consistent and well put together, it already presents some those harsh and screamy guitar riffs that will end forming part of their characteristic sound of the material that the band would be pull ... read more
Inglume
77
Definitely a solid improvement over their debut. The overall sound of the album is relatively more focused and crushing. Hell Songs may not be the most cohesive or attention-grabbing album for outsiders, but it certainly is a great treat for fans and a stepping-stone for the noise rock and hardcore sound they'll perfect with their next two records.
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Track List

  1. Daughters Spelled Wrong
  2. Fiery
  3. Recorded In a Pyramid
  4. X-Ray
  5. Feisty Snakewoman
  6. Providence By Gaslight
  7. Hyperventilationsystem
  8. Crotch Buffet
  9. Cheers, Pricks
  10. The Fuck Whisperer
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