Things We Lost in the Fire

Low - Things We Lost in the Fire
Critic Score
Based on 9 reviews
2001 Ratings: #3 / 181
User Score
Based on 148 ratings
2001 Ratings: #30
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Probably Low's most accessible record. It feels like a natural conclusion after their previous records. Their characteristic take on slowcore is nicely blended with more polite production and chamber pop aesthetics, creating a calming and soothing atmosphere rather than their usual tense sound.
They've reached their peak at creating simple but strong vocal harmonies and subtle dynamics like the tempo shifts in "July" and the loud-soft interchanges in "Whitetail" or ... read more
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Things We Lost in the Fire is a very sonically pleasant album to listen to as it is produced amazingly and creates such a calming atmosphere.
this is a very good slowcore album, especially as one on the more peaceful, light, calm side of the coin.

fave tracks: sunflower; whitetail; dinosaur act; medicine magazines; july; kind of girl; closer; in metal

least fave track: laser beam
By the turn of the 2000's low dropped another one of their classic releases, Things We lost in the Fire. it is everything their is to enjoy about slowcore. It is melancholic, sad and mellow and strangely atmospheric with a soothing but yet bittersweet lyrics whislt offering a more calm and warm approach.

Track Review

Sunflower 9.5/10
Whitetail 8/10
Dinosaur Act 9/10
Medicine Magazines 8.5/10.
Laser Beam 9/10
July 8.5/10.
Embrace 8/10
Whore 8.5/10.
Kind of Girl 7.5/10.
Like a Forest ... read more
Sad guitar, slow and melancholy harmonies, and soft yet emotionally hard hitting vocals? Sign me up. Low has pretty much written the textbook album for sad and lonely rainy days.
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