All We Know of Heaven, All We Need of Hell

PVRIS - All We Know of Heaven, All We Need of Hell
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Based on 8 reviews
2017 Ratings: #9 / 883
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Based on 122 ratings
2017 Ratings: #214
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Alternative Press

Sophomore releases are usually written about as career-defining ... For PVRIS, it’s an evolution—their music is tighter, sharper and aiming for the jugular in its first shot.


What PVRIS have somehow managed to do is keep everything they put into the first record, but add a darkness that’s taken their game to a whole new level.


Much like predecessors Paramore, PVRIS have grown from hard-hitting, punk-influenced hardcore kids into melodic powerhouses ... On All We Know, PVRIS take a crucial step on the right course toward finding their own trademark sound.


PVRIS are at their visceral finest – exploratory lyrics and euphoric music quickly take the album from an almost defiance to put difficult feelings to paper, to a celebration.

For PVRIS's sophomore album, exceptional improvements are made. And the instruments finally sound clean! I guess they got a better person to mix and master but you can truly hear the drums and it isn't all phased together. Vocal improvements are also made by Lynn, her held note on the intro track Heaven was less yelling and a lot heavier and breathier and extended. She has made great strides vocally. The lyrical content I would say still revolves around the same topics and keeps the moody ... read more
first of the album title and why does this album have so many great hooks?
...okay, let me actually get to the review.

one thing i've picked up about PVRIS from listening to this and their that they kinda make albums that grown on someone over time. the first time i listened to their debut, i felt nothing.
i was mostly cold on it at best and while i acknowledged it's positive didn't really click for me but after
repeated listens, my feeings have drastically ... read more
Very similar to their first album, but also different in some ways, overall a great predecessor from their first album. While the first album had a mix of slightly calmer songs, this album is full of angst around, making it fairly different. With a mix of lyrical topics, they are done really well, and are all similar to each other yet different at the same time. They kept the same alternative rock tone from their first album for this album as well. My favorite songs off the album were Same ... read more
Winter is easily one of the best songs I've ever heard.
2014 me: this White Noise shit is pretty dope

2017 me: sophomore album? Nah fam

2019 me: I’m fucking retarded

AWKoHAWNoH is one emotionally driven, water tight morherfucker of a power pop record.
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Track List

  1. Heaven
  2. Half
  3. Anyone Else
  4. What’s Wrong
  5. Walk Alone
  6. Same Soul
  7. Winter
  8. No Mercy
  9. Separate
  10. Nola 1
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Added on: August 18, 2017