You Fail Me

Converge - You Fail Me
Critic Score
Based on 2 reviews
User Score
Based on 126 ratings
2004 Ratings: #35
Liked by 10 people
September 21, 2004 / Release Date
LP / Format
Epitaph / Label
Kurt Ballou; Chris Moylan; Shawn Mosely / Producer
Metalcore, Mathcore / Genres
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big balls and nuts the second half of drop out is peak music and title track actually got me shaking at one point
The consequences for putting the milk before the cereal.
It's less raw than Jane Doe, but that's what it makes this better. They find balance between metalcore, mathcore and some sludge metal elements with their usual intensity, but without making it a ponderous listen.
I mean anything next to Jane Doe is going to look worse for wear but don't let that fool you, You Fail Me is still a raw and aggressive release by Converge and up their as one of their better releases. With some of their best technical abilities on display and one of their best songs ever released the self titled track, You Fail Me is still a great Mathcore record.

Track Review

First Light 7.5/10.
Last Light 9/10
Black Cloud 8.5/10.
Drop Out 9/10
Hope Street 8/10
Heartless 8.5/10.
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On Converge's fifth studio album effort and their debut on record label Epitaph, the group develop and shape their sound going forward into their career following their highly successful album Jane Doe. The chaos of their heavy sound is maintained well but sounds updated from their previous work, giving a glimpse into what their future releases may sound like and what to expect from the longtime act moving forward.

You Fail Me is still ripe with quick-paced mayhem, with a great deal of these ... read more
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Added on: October 9, 2012