The Loser

Gospel - The Loser
Critic Score
Based on 2 reviews
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Based on 70 ratings
2022 Ratings: #53
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CRITIC REVIEWS

76
Sputnikmusic

If The Loser ends up anything like as quickly forgotten or as stifling to the once-open questions orbiting its parent band’s mythological potential, then whatever purchase on history it does find is going to owe an uncomfortable amount to the legend of everything we already knew about Gospel.

76
Pitchfork
After more than a decade away, the New York screamo band draws inspiration from keyboard-led, laser-show prog on this challenging and rewarding reunion album.
CLJesse
92

The boys had utterly impossible expectations to live up to—yet they still managed to pull off a comeback.

For those of you who are unacquainted with the screamo scene (check out my how to get into list for the genre haha shill shill shill shill), Gospel were a band that only ever released one record: The Moon is a Dead World. Despite the fact that this is the only substantial material ever released by the group, it is considered to be by many (including myself) to be one of the greatest ... read more

Schmedess
79

A little monotonous in sound, but this band still kicks just as much ass as they did back in the 00s. Love the inclusions of organ and brilliant structuring throughout the tunes here. These guys remind me of my own music way more than most bands do

MaceBlade42
72

May 2022 Reviews:

Honestly, this combination should have been flawless. It felt like a true punk jazz record and it really went out there at times. I'll go back to their debut and see if I really enjoy that more.

Rank 7th / 12

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Track List

  1. Bravo
  2. Deerghost
  3. S.R.O.
  4. Hyper
  5. Tango
  6. White Spaces
  7. Metallic Olives
  8. Warm Bed
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Added on: April 16, 2022