The Neighbourhood - To Imagine
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Based on 29 ratings
2018 Ratings: #9
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Jan 11, 2018
aaron
71
With the exception of the "I Love You" LP, I have truly enjoyed everything that The Neighbourhood release. I'm not too sure what it is, perhaps to me this has a blend of sounds I truly enjoy: songs with rock instrumentation as its core with elements of hip-hop 808's and synth progressions tastefully spread all around, introspective lyrics with a vocal which is admittedly pop but somehow in a good way.
Jan 17, 2018
rosereviews
70
To Imagine, the second EP released by the band hopefully in between their next record and 2015 release, Wiped Out, settle into a complete 80s electropop synth sound. The sound feels more authentic than that of certain other "80s inspired" releases of 2017, and the production finds a nestle in between dark synth sounds of the "Hotline Miami" soundtrack, and R&B inspirations similar to the Weeknd's "Starboy" release.

Ironically, the album falls into the ... read more
Jan 15, 2018
letitbelau
73
Dust 70
Scary Love 70
Heaven 70
Compass 75
Stuck With Me 80
Jan 12, 2018
60
The Neighbourhood's new EP is filled with throwbacks to the 80's synthesizers, new wave and dark atmosphere that filled the basement of alternative music lovers... the problem is that it doesn't feel fresh, even if it's clearly in line with their new musically roots, it feels very uninspiring and kinda like a way to just extend the life of their last year's project. Supposedly it's better if you combine both EPs, however I feel like this is the "The 20/20 Experience Pt. 2" of their ... read more
Jan 12, 2018
18
Really disappointing for me. This mostly sounds like YouTube remixes of songs they wrote in middle school. Big fan of The Neighbourhood’s other stuff, but this is just bad.
Track List
  1. Dust
  2. Scary Love
  3. Heaven
  4. Compass
  5. Stuck With Me
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Added on: December 4, 2017