Going Going Gone

Mild High Club - Going Going Gone
Critic Score
Based on 5 reviews
2021 Ratings: #531 / 579
User Score
Based on 76 ratings
2021 Ratings: #563
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More like mildly good album
Mild High Club finally dare to be daring, and to try and push the boundaries of their sound rather than rely on reverb for a psychedelic effect. It doesn't always turn out the best, and the playing and other moments of this album can turn out pretty messy, and don't always work that well. Still, the album manages to be consistently fun and interesting, which is something I didn't think I would be saying about a Mild High Club album.

While I never really hated Mild High Club, I actually enjoyed ... read more
This is the best Steven Universe soundtrack
Mild High Club has distanced themselves a bit from the blazey indie rock that accompanied the 2015 Mac Demarco Sound and have attempted to infuse it with bossanova - Electro - Jazz fusion sound. Going Going Gone evokes many of the "chill lo-fi Beats to study to" aesthetics of 2021 and have elevated with some influences from Deodato and 80's Javanese jazz fusion. The result is a slightly half baked collage of soothing weather channel type songs. Not really sure if there is much else to ... read more
Most of the reviews on here sum up what can be said about the record:

Not very much.

It's very inoffensive, doesn't expand on their sound in any meaningful way, and is in essence a very 'safe' album- it was made without any great effort, merely to exist and not to impress. And that is all fine and dandy, not every artist or band out there will be as ambitious as the one next to them, but the actual intentions of an album are felt (for better or for worse) and this one has a lack of them. ... read more
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Track List

  1. Kluges I
  2. Dionysian State
  3. Trash Heap
  4. Taste Tomorrow
  5. A New High (feat. Winter)
  6. It’s Over Again
  7. Kluges II
  8. I Don’t Mind the Wait
  9. Dawn Patrol
  10. Waving
  11. Me Myself and Dollar Hell
  12. Holding On To Me
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Added on: April 26, 2021