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ABjordanMM
February 12th 2014


1429 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5

Jim Wise is awesome.

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TheSpirit
February 12th 2014


17927 Comments

Album Rating: 3.0

I can see why people could either hate this with a passion or love it completely. Some of the lines are really cringe-worthy, but I think it's one of those cases where it just wouldn't be the same without it's occasional awkward flatness. It's an album about coping with death and mortality, but it's also about being flawed and imperfect. I think at the heart of the album is this struggle to communicate something that's very difficult to put words to, and those moments where he falls flat in communicating this seem almost deliberate, like a sort of acknowledgment that sometimes we fall short of saying what we're trying to say"

I feel like it's absolutely deliberate which is why it's annoying that is so exaggerated. I feel like he'a trying so hard to be awkward as hell

Athom
Staff Reviewer
February 12th 2014


17222 Comments

Album Rating: 2.5 | Sound Off

This is actually rather honed for Mark's current style of writing. If you really want to hear him
ramble to the point of being awkward as hell you should listen to his last record. At least here he
keeps it on point to being miserable as shit.

VheissuCrisis
Contributing Reviewer
February 13th 2014


991 Comments


Damn Jonny, good write up.

spookynewghostfriend
February 13th 2014


4502 Comments


tbh im not gonna die bcuz im a ghost but thats just nitpicking yeah sweet review

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Kiran
Emeritus
February 13th 2014


6001 Comments

Album Rating: 3.5

i've ran through this album a few times in different mindsets and there were times when i felt like i was listening to abe simpson ruminate about mortality and others where i found it much more considered and not at all arduous to listen to
like i initially thought. really great album but tentative to say i love it.

alachlahol
February 13th 2014


7501 Comments


mark kozelek is a very divisive man!

Triple6
February 13th 2014


11 Comments

Album Rating: 2.5

Usually a big fan of Mark Kozelek, but made it through 3/4 of the first song and have not gone back to it.

sportsboy
February 13th 2014


640 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

even the kozelek fans are divided, that's really intriguing

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chambered99
February 13th 2014


812 Comments


so yueah....

PrewDelisek
February 14th 2014


42 Comments

Album Rating: 3.5

the first song is called "Carissa" not "Clarissa" just to let ya know but yeah this album is awesome

Catatonic
February 14th 2014


140 Comments


Very excited about this because I've never really liked this band... on the first song so far and I feel like he's pushing much more emotion and personality through the monotone.

CaptainDooRight
February 14th 2014


29891 Comments

Album Rating: 3.0

Don't say a damn thing about my motha

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Uqnivde
February 15th 2014


64 Comments


great review, really need to give this i listen! the way you describe the lyrics and the mood of the album makes me
interested

Lakes.
February 15th 2014


28378 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5

this is chill and depressing af. last four songs are so good

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Lakes.
February 15th 2014


28378 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5

i love my dad is really awful though

Atrophy
February 15th 2014


819 Comments


richard ramirez is cool

Gyromania
February 15th 2014


15941 Comments


still don't know wth to rate this

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InfamousGrouse
February 17th 2014


3536 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5

me neither, it feels like it'll take a long time to properly digest

RadicalEd
February 17th 2014


2696 Comments


Incredible Review.

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