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Retired from Sad, New Career in Business

Mitski - Retired from Sad, New Career in Business
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2013 Ratings: #126
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If I’m listening to class of 2013 for FUN, I am at my BREAKING point.
i needed this
Despite it occasionally getting a little repetitive, Retired from Sad, New Career in Business is easily one of Mitski's most consistent and interesting projects to date. After Mitski's phenomenal debut Lush, this album essentially proved just how much potential she had as an artist (even if her discography following this record was a little inconsistent). The vocals on here are haunting, the instrumentals are some of the most harrowing and unsettling instrumentals in all of Mitski's music, and ... read more
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
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
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Added on: May 17, 2016