Great Mass of Color

Deafheaven - Great Mass of Color
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Based on 54 ratings
2021 Ratings: #83
Liked by 4 people
June 9, 2021 / Release Date
Single / Format
Sargent House / Label
Shoegaze, Dream Pop / Genres
deafheaven.com / Website
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Music_Nerds
100
*Aug 30 New Album*Confession: Never been a Deafheaven fan but this track has me hyped.
elitimesfour
99
this is a pretty wild change from the only album I’ve heard from them (sunbather ofc) but…..

THIS IS THEIR BEST SONG YET OMGGGG i might be biased as shoegaze is my fav genre of music, but they’ve always blended shoegaze with other genres such as black metal and post-rock beforehand but this is the hardest they’ve ever lent into that sound and oh my GOD it’s so LOVELY
Marowhacker
90
Didn’t expect to ever be saying this but… I loved a Deafheaven song??? Obviously I get this is gonna turn off the black metal fans but that stuff does nothing for me at all (well, it’s mainly the vocals that are a turn off) whereas this shoegazy sound is right up my alley. I love the multiple phases of this track too, and the super intense outro is a great payoff after some of the more mellow passages. I hope the band’s fans will be open to the change in sound - it ... read more
opinionofnobody
70
Nice change of pace leading into a new album.
CiaranHelmink
30
I'll have to be blunt, the first 80% of this track is boring as fuck. The drumming is lackluster, the vocals sound like some shoegaze kid messing around with the reverb settings on audacity for the first time and the instrumentation is kind of standard dream pop stuff (which I usually tend to not like). The last minute or so of the track is decent but it still feels undercooked as fuck.

I like the fact that they're taking a new approach to their music but this is just not something I like at ... read more
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Added on: June 8, 2021