IDER - shame
Critic Score
Based on 7 reviews
2021 Ratings: #536 / 742
User Score
Based on 34 ratings
August 6, 2021 / Release Date
LP / Format
- / Label
Indie Pop / Genres
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The Line of Best Fit

Fusing progressive big-beats, deeply personal lyricism and intelligent song-writing, it once again reveals IDER as the indispensable voices of a generation. Utterly compelling listening.


There’s no doubt that IDER have blessed us with a bounty of bangers in ‘shame’, proving that their creativity knows no bounds when broadening the horizons of what pop music can be. 

Beats Per Minute

While shame is less ecstatic than its predecessor, it certainly doesn’t find the duo of Megan Markwick and Lily Somerville holding back – there are a multitude more complex and tangled feelings to be unknotted here.


Independently released, ‘shame’ is raw and expressive, the result of infinite creative freedom after leaving their label.


IDER are back at what they do best, providing a glimmering sense of hope that we aren’t alone with our anxieties.


Though ‘shame’ is no wild departure, its voice feels stronger. Cutting loose clearly suits IDER – this independent follow-up finds them free to pick apart all the complicated facets of shame in a slow-burning, smouldering fashion.

The Observer

Album two arrives with an independent release, and with a renewed mission to delve deep.


Meh 😬 They feel young. I might be a few years older than their target audience (I'm 29). I probably could have surmised as much from the album cover tbh. There is some quality indie pop music. And I have kept "cbb to b sad" on loop all month - great song.

The tracks are diaristic, personal details that require bravery to share. I find the album title corny but it's also an important topic. Brené Brown is really changing public discourse... IDER's lyrics are honest, though ... read more



IDER lança seu seu segundo álbum e de forma independente.
A sonoridade tem umas mixagens interessantes e experimentais que em algumas faixas deram certo como em Cross Yourself (faixa enérgica e pulsante), Knocked Up (o piano/percussão com os vocais roucos combinaram muito), Bored (a faixa punk do disco e a que mais gostei), eu diria que é um bom álbum mesmo não parecendo ser um por ser curto, mas não tira o fato de ter uma ... read more

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Track List

  1. Cross Yourself
  2. cbb to b sad
  3. Knocked Up
  4. obsessed
  5. BORED
  6. waiting 17 03
  7. embarrassed
  8. Midland's Guilt
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Added on: May 17, 2021