AOTY 2019
The World Is a Beautiful Place and I Am No Longer Afraid to Die - Harmlessness
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Based on 4 reviews
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Based on 116 ratings
2015 Ratings: #121
September 25, 2015 / Release Date
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Epitaph / Label
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Just a super cute and loving album, I adore it.

Edit: Mental Health might be one of the better songs I've ever heard.
I'm completely enamored with this album. Its somehow warm yet entirely emo vignettes and borderline poetic lyrics really resonate with me. Glad I found this.

Rating: Outstanding to Exceptional (92).
TWIABP seems to pull a Deafheaven here: they release a terrific album in 2013, then try something new on their next project, and it actually ends up being significantly worse, despite Pitchfork giving it .1 higher of a score.
With Harmlessness, TWIABP added a lot to their sound. They decided to add in more female vocals, and the lead male vocalist smoothed out his voice (which is actually my main problem with this LP). Everything came out to sound much more confident and maximal than ... read more
The World Is a Beautiful Place and I Am No Longer Afraid to Die publicó su tercer y nuevo álbum titulado "Harmlessness". Sí, aquel lugar que dejó de ser tan introspectivo para ser más ambiental y que, en un inicio, jugaban con la ironía de pregonar el optimismo decaído en la juventud de la mano del emo midwest. Y desde lo personal, es un álbum que le puede quitar aquel prejuicio histórico de que los domingos son una ... read more
I remembered this record being good but I relistened to it recently and it seems I was looking at it through rose colored glasses. The album isn't bad but it doesn't do much to set itself apart from other emo records. The instrumentation is okay but lacks variation, leaving the album a little bland. Overall, not a terrible LP and definitely one emo fans will enjoy.
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Year End Lists


Track List

  1. You Can't Live There Forever
  2. Blank #11
  3. January 10th, 2014
  4. The Word Lisa
  5. Rage Against the Dying of the Light
  6. Ra Patera Dance
  7. Mental Health
  8. Wendover
  9. We Need More Skulls
  10. Haircuts for Everybody
  11. Willie (For Howard)
  12. I Can Be Afraid of Anything
  13. Mount Hum
  14. Make Mistakes
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