No Closer to Heaven

The Wonder Years - No Closer to Heaven
Critic Score
Based on 5 reviews
2015 Ratings: #464 / 770
User Score
Based on 38 ratings
2015 Ratings: #331
September 4, 2015 / Release Date
LP / Format
Hopeless / Label
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CRITIC REVIEWS

90
Alternative Press

No Closer To Heaven doesn’t mark a huge sonic shift for the Philly sextet, but their rough-around-the-edges brand of pop punk is augmented by adventurous new textures.

70
Clash

'No Closer To Heaven' is the work of a fearless band who are capable of tackling topics most of their contemporaries wouldn't dare touch.

60
Exclaim!

No Closer to Heaven pushes the group into new musical territory. But in making that leap, they stumble, and the multitude of ideas they present never really gel into a coherent whole.

YungNoodle
51
meh
faylres
65
thank god they had some good albums before this
nah but this isnt terrible its just filler central as to be expected from post-suburbia TWY
SportCollective
80
Lead vocalist Dan “Soupy” Campbell has made his career on emotionally honest tracks that even at their worst still stand out in their scene. No Closer to Heaven is no exception, and is in a lot of ways their best work to date. Each of their four albums before came out swinging and most would find they easily surpassed their predecessor with a couple of listens. This is not one of those albums. While I wouldn’t presume to call any of their records “simple,” Heaven ... read more
tha138
58
An album about loss and their most emo-ish one, in accordance with the necessary excesses.
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END OF YEAR LISTS

#8/Blare

Track List

  1. Brothers &
  2. Cardinals
  3. A Song For Patsy Cline
  4. I Don't Like Who I Was Then
  5. Cigarettes & Saints
  6. The Bluest Things on Earth
  7. A Song for Ernest Hemingway
  8. Thanks for the Ride
  9. Stained Glass Ceilings
  10. I Wanted So Badly to be Brave
  11. You in January
  12. Palm Reader
  13. No Closer to Heaven
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