Isn't Anything

My Bloody Valentine - Isn't Anything
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1988 Ratings: #8
November 1, 1988 / Release Date
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MySoftBulletin
92
My Bloody Valentine's debut album goes beyond what is expected of them. Isn't Anything is a Shoegaze and Dream Pop masterpiece, exploring sounds with such confidence that would go on to define the genre. A close listen will allow the ability to decipher just what is on display here, there is a certain moment of tranquility when listening that allows the listener to connect with what is being hear. This is a well crafted and ingenious piece of work that continues to be awe inspiring, quite an ... read more
exception
82
While Isn't Anything is not MBV's masterpiece, it is still a very enjoyable precursor for what was yet to come. The vocals on this album are much more present than they are on the band's newer work, which I thought made this LP much more personal and accessible. Overall, the album is a less experimental and less noisy Loveless, and I mean that in the best of ways.

fav tracks: Cupid Come, You Never Should, I Can See It (But I Can't Feel It)
tylersreviews
80
FAV TRACKS: Soft As Snow (But Warm Inside), Lose My Breath, Cupid Come, (When You Wake) You're Still In A Dream, No More Sorry, Feed Me With Your Kiss, You Never Should, Nothing Much To Lose

LEAST FAV TRACK: Sueisfine

8/10
ThrowBackG
60
I love MBV....I really do but this record feels like a blueprint for the records after it and nothing more. I come back for All I Need and Several Girls Galore but nothing much after that.
WildChameleon
83
Pretty unique but I'm not in emphasis with MBV in general. Overall it's a really interesting listening. Sometimes it can be just noise but in reality it's more complicated than it seems to be.
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Track List

  1. Soft as Snow (But Warm Inside) 
  2. Lose My Breath 
  3. Cupid Come 
  4. (When You Wake) You're Still in a Dream 
  5. No More Sorry 
  6. All I Need 
  7. Feed Me With Your Kiss 
  8. Sueisfine 
  9. Several Girls Galore 
  10. You Never Should 
  11. Nothing Much to Lose 
  12. I Can See It (But I Can't Feel It)
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