Tiny Moving Parts - Swell
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Based on 3 reviews
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Based on 60 ratings
2018 Ratings: #835
January 26, 2018 / Release Date
LP / Format
Triple Crown, Big Scary Monsters / Label
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90
Sputnikmusic

If Swell was the band’s 10th release things would definitely be stale, but as a fourth album, and with songs like "Caution" and "Warm Hand Splash" being possibly the band’s best songs to date, it’s hard to argue that Swell isn’t as good as it gets for a band at this stage of their career.

66
GIGsoup

The main duty of Tiny Moving Parts coming into this album, to learn from misfortunes and optimistically move forward, is executed fairly well albeit vaguely and convolutedly at times.

40
The Needle Drop
Moorhead emo outfit Tiny Moving Parts release one of their most creatively bankrupt albums thus far.
BradTasteMusic
31
I made it half way through track 1
d3ligtjohn
50
Not into it. A few songs contain a catchy chorus. What these songs seem to be lacking most is a standout moment or a good hook. There is little variety in the songs which causes everything to sound the same. It may be good ffo the band.
KengojiUltamYT
53
has some good singles
65
Huge fan of TMP's previous records, but this was kind of a disappointment. There are only a few songs that really stuck with me after a few listens. I'd rather just listen to their previous material than this album, leading to me not really caring that much about this. Musically it's pretty good, the guitars and drumming are perfectly fine, but it just seems so formulaic most of the time. The band's lyrics have never been really that great, but I never really cared about that because they ... read more
PSHANDY
75
弾き語りやインストの類は一切収めず、全10曲徹頭徹尾ド直球エモコアで漢気をひしひしと感じる。それでいて女性ボーカルやストリングスを効果的に取り入れていて知性も感じる。良い。
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Track List

  1. Applause
  2. Smooth It Out
  3. Feel Alive
  4. Caution
  5. Wildfire
  6. Whale Watching
  7. It’s Too Cold Tonight
  8. Malfunction
  9. Wishbone
  10. Warm Hand Splash
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Added on: January 15, 2018