The Devil Wears Prada - Color Decay
Critic Score
Based on 3 reviews
User Score
Based on 125 ratings
2022 Ratings: #87
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CRITIC REVIEWS

80
Distorted Sound

This is everything one could ask of a modern metalcore record; hugely melodic and memorable and yet often just as searingly heavy, with all this elevated by an intense emotional resonance.

80
Metal Hammer

The Devil Wears Prada's new album Color Decay sees them progress far beyond their post-hardcore and metalcore base.

RemisReviews
100

EDIT, Updated Review: You know what, fuck it. This album deserves a 10. I only gave 16 albums a ten, but this one is going on that list, even though it just dropped last month. Even though it's modern. This album is fucking incredible in every way shape or form, I love every single song from it, even "Fire", which I wasn't too crazy about on the first listen. The album is so emotional and I love melancholic emotional music, especially mixed in with heavy parts as well, absolutely ... read more

ImpalaLT
93

This album represents how much this band has grown musically.

Favorite: Salt
Least Favorite: Fire

NachesterLP
95

Yeah i dont have words, absolute banger album.

Best tracks: Exhibition, Watchtower, Sacrifice

100

Absolute masterpiece. No way this has a 77

Haikality
60

I looked at the album cover, expecting it would be one of the grittiest and dirtiest metal albums. I was wrong, some of the songs in this album are extremely soft and tame for my liking, while the rest of them are pretty generic and basic metalcore tracks. However, it doesn't make this album bad, in fact I enjoyed several tracks and would consider coming back to this album some time.

The first track Exhibition while acts as a pretty good opening, seems to be just another generic "ooh ... read more

VanillaSpice
88

Absolutely fantastic metalcore album and easily among the best of the year. Punchy, memorable, and the title is perfectly representative of the melancholic decay the album goes through during its runtime. The first half is a strong showing, but the second half is close to perfection

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Track List

1Exhibition
3:58
87
2Salt
3:27
88
3Watchtower
2:48
85
4Noise
3:42
89
5Broken
3:48
84
6Sacrifice
4:07
91
7Trapped
3:16
83
8Time
4:00
86
9Twenty-Five
3:48
79
10Fire
3:36
65
11Hallucinate
3:33
87
12Cancer
4:23
88
Total Length: 44 minutes

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Added on: June 7, 2022