AOTY 2019

Recent Reviews

Dec 2, 2019
NR
I dont think there has ever been album that has fucked me up more than this.
Nov 26, 2019
92
WHAT. AN. ALBUM. I guess at this point this is Post-Post-Post Punk following the likes of Joy Division and Interpol, but wow. Just wow. DC manages to add a fresh take on the genre with infectious riffs, stellar guitarwork and amazing songwriting. At first, the Irish accent of the lead vocalist had me unsure but it soon grows on you. This record takes you to the streets of Dublin and transports you into the mind of a defeated yet hopeful psyche. Who knows if this could spark another punk/indie ... read more
Nov 25, 2019
66
Yea i just wasnt really feeling this one. I got recommended it because apparently it was an "angry religious album" but idk i didnt really get those vibes. The vocalists screams just seemed forced and unnatural. The music itself was pretty run of the mill and besides a few tracks there was just nothing that crazy to help it stand out. I guess it was just meh.
Best tracks: Vices, At The Bottom, You Stole
Nov 25, 2019
76
I don't know. I guess im just not as crazy about this record as the majority. I definitely get the appeal. I love the themes of the album and I think twigs has a pretty good voice (but at times it just seems a bit off idk). The appearance of Future just seemed out of place to me. I think the instrumentation could have been a bit more varied and interesting at times. I will say the songwriting is very up to par for a pop album like this. I guess I just got kinda bored at times and it seemed a ... read more
Nov 25, 2019
86
You've got to admire Tyler's will and drive to continue evolving. This record has a really fun yet thought provoking vibe that carries for most of the time. The songwriting and presence of themes makes me keep coming back to this record ever since it came out. I do lose a little interest around the end of the album but overall this is one of my favorites of 2019.
Best tracks: WHATS GOOD, A BOY IS A GUN*, EARFQUAKE, I THINK
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100-95: unbelievable, once in a blue moon album
89-94: elite
83-88: super good
76-82: nice
70-75: solid i guess
60-69: come on you can do better
50-59: this really isnt good at all
0-49 garbage
Rating Distribution
90-99
 
1

80-89
 
5

70-79
 
4

60-69
 
2

50-59
 

40-49
 
2

30-39
 
1

20-29
 

10-19
 

0-9
 

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