Retired from Sad, New Career in Business

Mitski - Retired from Sad, New Career in Business
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Based on 143 ratings
2013 Ratings: #122
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apotofstu
100
Whimsically sorrowful some times, almost frightening at others, and all-in-all extremely well written and performed throughout, Mitski’s second and final college project Retired From Sad, New Career in Business is by far the best of the duo, also making a case as one of her best projects overall.

By far, Retired from Sad’s greatest strength is its songwriting, containing some of Mitski’s all time best. A great example of this is the track ‘Circle’ -- this track is ... read more
Schmedess
88
i needed this
frncscbrqz
80
literally has 3 of my favorite songs of all time yet still it's my lowest rated Mitski album... she's too much for this world
weyesblood
76
this album is very special to me because it features the only really happy mitski song ever, and yes im looking at you strawberry blond. thank you for letting me listen to mitski without getting an urge to CRY.

overall a pretty good album, while it is far as good as its successors tho.

fav songs: i want you; strawberry blond
least fav: shame
ZaphAOTY
94
My God, I thought Lush was amazing, but this is really something else.

On "Retired from Sad, New Career in Business," (A bit of a mouthful) Mitski embarks on an orchestral, emotional, passionate, and inherently depressed journey. This one is nowhere near an album for everyone. Whether it's the dramatic and tense strings on "Shame," the sorrowful horns on "Because Dreaming Costs Money, My Dear," or the belting third verse on "Class of 2013," this album ... read more
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Track List

  1. Goodbye, My Danish Sweetheart
  2. Shame
  3. Because Dreaming Costs Mone, My Dear
  4. Humpty
  5. Circle
  6. I Want You
  7. Square
  8. Strawberry Blond
  9. Class of 2013
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Added on: May 17, 2016