AOTY 2019

Home of the Strange

Young the Giant - Home of the Strange
Critic Score
Based on 4 reviews
User Score
Based on 77 ratings
2016 Ratings: #351
August 12, 2016 / Release Date
LP / Format
Fueled By Ramen / Label
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CRITIC REVIEWS

83
Entertainment Weekly

It’s refreshing to see Young the Giant flex their creative muscle; they may still be painting by numbers, but at least they’re coloring outside the lines.

80
AllMusic

There is a wide range of ideas at work on Home of the Strange, which makes for a satisfying, engaging listen.

60
Rolling Stone

In the past Young the Giant might have indulged in the wispy guitar swirls of early Coldplay, then bear down on a straight-up radio-rock crunch. Here they flaunt a new-wave sheen that flatters them, replete with nifty electronic sound effects. 

60
PopMatters

Home of the Strange certainly won’t convert any naysayers of the band’s straight-and-narrow take on alternative rock.

Plats
82
Home of the Strange is yet another step foward for Young the Giant! Their musicianship and lyricism are all presented here. Though it still stays a little bit safe.

Fav Tracks: Something To Believe In, Mr. Know-It-All, Art Exhibit, Titus Was Born, Jungle Youth, Silvertongue

Least Fav Track: Home of the Strange

Score:
8.2
Great
Ennety
87
The two previous Young the Giant albums felt mostly blend and boring indie rock, but this album is the first great album by the band. It is a bit more unique and much more interesting in terms of songwriting.
Felindie
60
Fav Track: Something to Believe In
60
Best Songs: 'Titus Was Born', 'Something To Believe In', 'Home Of The Strange'
Worst Songs: 'Silvertongue'
DiegoPaim01
55
Se procurares no dicionário a definição de "disco superproduzido", encontrarás este trabalho. Tudo neste disco é montado para ser grandioso, a sonoridade beira a megalomania. Microfonia excessiva nos vocais, melodias arranjadas de forma tão minusciosa que perdem qualquer substância, soando genéricas e quadradas apesar de toda sua energia. Tecnicamente, a banda apresenta elementos razoavelmente interessantes através desse ... read more
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Track List

  1. Amerika
  2. Something to Believe In
  3. Elsewhere
  4. Mr. Know-It-All
  5. Jungle Youth
  6. Titus Was Born
  7. Repeat
  8. Silvertongue
  9. Art Exhibit
  10. Nothing's Over
  11. Home of the Strange
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