Just for a Day

Slowdive - Just for a Day
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Based on 3 reviews
1991 Ratings: #307 / 431
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1991 Ratings: #76
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Rollin', rollin', rollin', got me shoegazin'


Slowdive’s debut album is astounding and happens to my favorite in their discography. What sets the record apart for me in regards to their other projects is it’s incredible and unrelenting atmosphere. Every song on Just for a Day is superb in it's own way, but within the context of the album, forms an astonishing aura. There is hardly is misstep to be found on here if any at all. The overall sound of the record is especially warm and dreamy and each track manages to flow incredibly ... read more


Guys chill Im only a mere mortal


Spanish Air - 8/10
Celia's Dream - 10/10
Catch the Breeze - 8/10
Ballad of Sister Sue - 7.5/10
Erik's Song - 8/10
Waves - 8/10
Brighter - 8/10
The Sadman - 10/10
Primal - 8/10


Oh my god that is heaven. The sound here is ethereal and shoegazy at the same time, it’s an amazing example of a perfect shoegaze album.


Honestly, I'm pretty surprised. I'm generally a pretty massive fan of shoegaze, Slowdive is a band I've been known to love in the past, mainly through their self-titled release in 2017 which is to this day still an album I love a lot, but something about this album just didn't really grab my attention in the same way that that one did. Still, it's very pretty and there are some very nice instrumentals, I just wasn't as immediately blown away by this record as I have been with other releases.

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Added on: June 21, 2013