MS MR   Secondhand Rapture
2.8
good
Release Date: 2013
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0.0 big daddy bris. | January 3rd 14

this is poop

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3.6 greatDaveyBoy EMERITUS | June 3rd 13

Following a magnetic teaser EP, New York based darkwave outfit MS MR simultaneously impress & disappoint on their debut LP 'Secondhand Rapture'. A brooding, gothic & gloomy affair, the duo's versatility also means that it is a hooky, soaring & melodic record. The ominous sounding musical arrangements (courtesy of Max Hershenow) make fantastic use of rhythms, electronics & strings, while Lizzy Plapinger's mesmerizing vocals alternate between sensual & sinister. The main issue with this front-loaded release is that one could argue that the 4 returning EP tracks aren't bettered here. Recommended Tracks: Hurricane, Dark Doo Wop, Bones & Think of You.

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1.5 very poorPuddlesPuddles | March 10th 14

Hip duos doing hip things with hip sounds in hip times

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2.5 averageTheMoonchild | April 26th 16

Hurricane is without a doubt one of the absolute best pop songs of the decade. It's a shame the rest of the album is so boring.

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0.0 chambered99 | November 18th 13

hurricane is sweet

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2.5 averagedan2309 | June 14th 13

I quite like 'Hurricane' but the whole album is a bit boring and samey for me.

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1.5 very poorMathyNoodles | August 2nd 19
2.0 poorswipenet | August 1st 18
3.0 goodacheloistemple | February 16th 18
3.5 greatmusicandoreo | August 9th 17
2.5 averageDivaman | August 19th 16
3.5 greatsugarinyourgastank | July 4th 16
2.5 averageMakemebad35 | May 9th 16
2.0 poorxzubesx | April 9th 16
2.5 averagesabrinakyoko | December 24th 15
3.0 goodweltfremder | October 19th 15
2.5 averageNathaniel | April 25th 15
3.0 goodjlong11235 | April 7th 15
2.5 averageZubes | April 3rd 15
3.0 gooddjENTsaUCE | March 8th 15
2.5 averageColonelWang | January 26th 15
3.0 goodanobsoletevernacular | December 12th 14
4.0 excellentSlamurai | August 22nd 14
3.5 greattotallyjake | July 6th 14
2.5 averageAnanasins | July 1st 14
3.5 greatMentalityOfA | March 22nd 14
3.0 goodteenidle13 | March 7th 14
2.0 poorMonsieur | March 1st 14
3.5 greatMacabreharlequin | January 21st 14
3.5 greatDJNinja | January 21st 14
3.0 goodbjorkil | November 26th 13
3.0 goodLoungeFly23 | November 2nd 13
3.0 goodsidjmt | November 1st 13
2.5 averagebrandontaylor | October 25th 13
3.0 goodmanofsteele13 | October 25th 13
2.5 averagebkeating | September 28th 13
3.5 greatKruppe | August 28th 13
2.5 averageADM20 | June 7th 13
3.0 goodAggravatedYeti | June 5th 13
2.5 averagechtrenne | May 27th 13
2.5 averageViales | May 22nd 13
3.5 greattheTourist | May 16th 13
3.0 goodZiio | May 12th 13

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