Isn't Anything

My Bloody Valentine - Isn't Anything
Critic Score
Based on 3 reviews
1988 Ratings: #11 / 129
User Score
Based on 463 ratings
1988 Ratings: #9
Liked by 11 people
November 1, 1988 / Release Date
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Someone just Thanos snapped mbv's entire discography off streaming services
A lovely debut, it's a shame this is as overshadowed as it is by Loveless since it is a solid and noisy rock record with a few hidden gems.

Best Track: Soft as Snow (But Warm Inside)
Worst Track: Nothing Much to Lose
There's so many hidden gems on this. How. How is this an 84 user score?
Half the songs on this are 10's. The album is flashy, bright, and dreamy. However, it is more noise pop than it is shoegaze.
Basically, this is Xiu Xiu but without the (sometimes) annoying vocals, but with better ideas, and less experimentation.
This album is practically the definition of a beautiful mess. Every song seems a bit off, but it does it in a way that makes it seem all intentional.

Surprisingly for me I much prefer the tracks where Bilinda Butcher has lead vocals on this project, while it was the opposite for me on Loveless. This is mainly because Kevin Shields’ vocals on here don’t seem as developed, and seem a bit more raw than they did on their next effort. This is apparent from the very first track, Soft As ... read more
The drum fills were gr8
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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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Added on: November 7, 2012