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mryrtmrnfoxxxy
March 5th 2014



11810 Comments

Album Rating: 3.5

altho the men is pretty unique in how abrupt it was !!!

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zakalwe
March 5th 2014



6524 Comments


Check out me dig foxxxy I guarantee you'll dig.

SeaAnemone
March 5th 2014



19721 Comments


it's more just "omg Immaculada and Leave Home were so fucking good + I liked them a lot and ... ehh I don't really like that new style thing they do"

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alachlahol
March 5th 2014



7471 Comments


It's the idea that the new stuff is "bad" because it's not noisy punk that irks me


though it always sounds like thats the only argument people are makin its really not. the whole deal is this band was way more interesting when they were writing noisy fuzz than they have ever been writin shitty neil young b sides or banal acoustic 70s rock. just so boring now. this albums a turd


McMegaMountain
March 5th 2014



198 Comments

Album Rating: 2.0 | Sound Off

It has little to do with them abandoning noisy punk, and has almost everything to do with the fact that this album sounds generic. There were songs to take from New Moon, like Electric and Half Angel/Half Light that rode that fine line but still kept it tighter than this.

Tomorrow's Hits sounds more like a B-side collection, an album with little going on and little to look forward to. And to be fair, the change wasn't as drastic as you make it sound. New Moon maintained both qualities and it was a solid record. This doesn't have that. It's just jam band.

I saw some of these songs live last year and the band as a whole on stage is messy, but not in a good way, messy like that local bar band that plays the same setlist every night and still screws it up.

mryrtmrnfoxxxy
March 5th 2014



11810 Comments

Album Rating: 3.5

but pearly gates is rad agreed

alachlahol
March 5th 2014



7471 Comments


nah it wasnt

and mcmegamountain if you read the new moon thread from last year youd know the men have already been identified as an indie rock tom petty aka shit,, a trend which started with open your heart and though that had one or two songs that made me think "hmmm this is not that crappy" the rest of the album made me want to stick my finger up my ass while new moon and this followup literally make me want to put a gun to my head and end the pain here and now

Electric City
Staff Reviewer
March 5th 2014



15727 Comments

Album Rating: 3.7

literally

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Slut
March 5th 2014



1797 Comments


didn't these guys release their last album yesterday?

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sniper
March 5th 2014



18955 Comments


one per year like clockwork

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MisterTornado
Contributing Reviewer
March 5th 2014



4507 Comments


Alot of garage rock doing that these days, Thee Oh Sees and Ty Segall in particular.

Irving
Staff Reviewer
March 6th 2014



7140 Comments


Okay I've seen three 3.5+ Downer reviews for stuff from The Men already. I think it's high time I got on this shit lol.

LordePots
March 6th 2014



6518 Comments


definitely dont start with this one tho

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SeaAnemone
March 7th 2014



19721 Comments


start chronologically; even if if you don't appreciate immaculada the most, it'll give you the proper backdrop

sniper
March 7th 2014



18955 Comments


pots and eric provide sound advice itt

Electric City
Staff Reviewer
March 7th 2014



15727 Comments

Album Rating: 3.7

you can start with leave home as well; i never really got into immaculada

Winesburgohio
March 8th 2014



1001 Comments


immaculada is fucked, whether or not that's a good thing is utterly dependent on my mood

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chambered99
March 10th 2014



780 Comments


leave home is their masterwork

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HenchmanOfSanta
March 16th 2014



1852 Comments

Album Rating: 3.5

This is definitely better than New Moon. I like the horns. But the songs do drag on one riff or phrase for way too long.

robin
Emeritus
March 27th 2014



4241 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

fuck this might be their best



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