Wincing The Night Away

The Shins - Wincing The Night Away
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Based on 18 reviews
2007 Ratings: #39 / 627
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Based on 127 ratings
2007 Ratings: #53
January 23, 2007 / Release Date
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Sub Pop / Label
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CLJesse
87
Yummy normie music
charlie17
79
Really well produced and laid back indie rock tunes.
Best tracks: Sea Legs (sounds like a mix of moon safari and is this it), Split needle(the electronic strings sound great),
Worst tracks: Red rabbits(not to interesting)
79/100(good)
MasterCrackfox
84
One of my all time favorite indie-rock albums for god knows what reason, The Shins craft something truly breezy and fun that never fails to bring out good feelings out of me whenever I listen. Mercer has a melodic and intimate sounding voice that is largely underappreciated in the indie-scene, and on this record it is guided by dazzling production that conjure up a light feeling in the listener. Rarely do I allow my feelings to guide my review of an album too heavily, but the ability for this ... read more
CheapandLethal
65
Better stuff out there
Valefor
94
I've always had trouble pointing out the best out of The Shins' production, if only because Mercer can write such good songs in any of his albums. Wincing the Night Away though might show higher sensibility and lyricism than anything before (or after).
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END OF YEAR LISTS

#11/Gigwise
#12/NME
#20/Drowned in Sound
#24/SPIN
#26/Paste
#27/No Ripcord
#45/PopMatters
#48/Treble

MISC LISTS

#13/NME (2000s)

Track List

  1. Sleeping Lessons
  2. Australia
  3. Pam Berry
  4. Phantom Limb
  5. Sea Legs
  6. Red Rabbits
  7. Turn on Me
  8. Black Wave
  9. Spilt Needles
  10. Girl Sailor
  11. A Comet Appears
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