Black Foxxes - REIðI
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Based on 5 reviews
2018 Ratings: #6 / 717
User Score
Based on 124 ratings
2018 Ratings: #472
March 16, 2018 / Release Date
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Drowned in Sound
This is music for dark nights and bright mornings. Music for the cold, the lonely and the loved all at once. Music to wrap yourself in and make your own. It’s drama and joy and thrilling noise, and you need to hear it now.
The Line of Best Fit

Resolute in its delivery and steadfast in its ambition, Black Foxxes have delivered an album that’s both hauntingly fragile, aggressively unapologetic and arguably one of the strongest releases of the year.

The 405

Translating from old Norse as “rage”, there’s oddly little vitriolic anger on direct display on REIðI. Instead, this is a record which smoulders internally. If there’s rage, it’s the kind that burns a hole from the inside out.

They continue to create and deliver captivatingly unique songs, further cementing themselves as one of the most exciting bands in British alternative rock.
Having toured for years and climbing festival bills, with ‘REIðI’ finds Black Foxxes ready to step out on their own.
I still stand by my opinion that Black Foxxes had one of the most impressive debuts of the past 5 years and that record was the most overlooked album of 2016. I don't think this is as good as the debut but, this album really makes me excited to see the future of this band. It's a much more tame outing and definitely more rock then their debut, which was definitely more on the punk spectrum. They still have the energy on tracks like Joy but it's very sparce. Maybe I'm over hyping this band but ... read more
Whoa! Talk about an emotional roller coaster. With no definitive tone to the album, it’s a mystery at what the atmosphere was like upon recording. I’m sure the people who helped worked on this project experienced several flashes of goosebumps throughout recording. The fucking chills that vocalist/guitarist Mark Holley’s voice strike leave me musing over the album for hours after listening. This is a remarkable project made by very talented and capable musicians that I hope ... read more
bland and trite alt rock bloated to death with all the possible clichés of its genre, both musically and lyrically
sad to see once-decent sites like DiS sell out and agree to advertise this bs as a 10/10 masterpiece
Yeah, its a bit samey but that shouldn't stop you. This is legitimately a nice little record you should give a listen. For once the critics got one alright. Good job y'all
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#7/Drowned in Sound

Track List

  1. Breathe
  2. Manic in Me
  3. Sæla
  4. The Big Wild
  5. Oh, It Had To Be You
  6. Joy
  7. Am I Losing It
  8. Flowers
  9. Take Me Home
  10. Float On
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Added on: November 7, 2017