Ways to Forget

Clock Opera - Ways to Forget
Critic Score
Based on 10 reviews
2012 Ratings: #899 / 946
User Score
Based on 6 ratings
April 23, 2012 / Release Date
LP / Format
Island / Label
Electronic / Genres
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After a fairly extended period of quiet hype, Clock Opera have delivered a debut which, just about, delivers. 

Consequence of Sound

Whether on stage or on record, Clock Opera’s brand of mutilated pop music shimmers as a genuinely profound musical experience.

Beats Per Minute

The majority of the album is spent either on its way to something bigger, or with the band letting rip in a manner that’s not always as electrifying as one could hope.

Drowned in Sound

Ways To Forget neither meticulously contorts melody and rhythms with the tightly coiled energy of someone like Errors, nor does he use his heavily layered synth effects to explore texture.


If you’re vapid enough to buy into anything this pointless waste of a beard meows into his distortion pedal, you should probably never watch the film Up as you might find it a bit much.

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Track List

  1. Once And For All 
  2. Lesson No. 7 
  3. 11th Hour 
  4. Man Made 
  5. Belongings 
  6. White Noise 
  7. A Piece Of String
  8. The Lost Buoys 
  9. Move To The Mountains 
  10. Fail Better
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Added on: April 24, 2012