- Summary: The Good Life is a side project for Cursive's Tim Kasher, and this third full-length release (following the 'Lovers Need Lawyers' EP) finds him joined by Stefanie Drootin, Ryan Fox and Roger Lewis.
- Record Label: Saddle Creek
- Genre(s): Indie, Rock
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Alternative PressLike most good thematic albums, or films or books, for that matter, it's hard to put the pieces together on Album Of The Year, and just when you think you've got the narrative unraveled, you'll rediscover another lost passage or double entendre. [Sep 2004, p.122]
The attention to detail in the production, the punchy melodies, and the sympathetic performances by the group -- along with Kasher's writing that is nothing less than gripping and often head-shakingly brilliant -- make this record an indispensable artifact for anyone who likes indie rock with a real emotional punch.
New Musical Express (NME)Album of the year? It's definitely a contender. [7 Aug 2004, p.49]
BlenderListening to these tales of failing relationships feels like eavesdropping, but it's irresistible. [Sep 2004, p.136]
Under The RadarAlbum Of The Year is able to sustain a listener for 53 minutes--not necessarily interest, and certainly not to inspire, but sustain. [#7]
Positive: 15 out of 15
Mixed: 0 out of 15
Negative: 0 out of 15
StephanieWSep 7, 2004April to March... I will listen to this album all year... righteous tunes!
BrandonMAug 25, 2004This is a great album! It's not as "excited" as the Lovers Need Lawyers E.P., but great nonetheless. This would be a welcome and solid This is a great album! It's not as "excited" as the Lovers Need Lawyers E.P., but great nonetheless. This would be a welcome and solid addition to anyone's record collection. … Expand
Nov 14, 2011My favourite songs on the album are: 1) Inmates 2) Night and Day 3) Album of the Year 4) Under a Honeymoon. There are some very memorableMy favourite songs on the album are: 1) Inmates 2) Night and Day 3) Album of the Year 4) Under a Honeymoon. There are some very memorable songs found in this album and they all fit together very well with an over arcing story that I relate to. The lyrics are so good and while there are no happy endings to this story the whole album feels romantic in a sense of longing and desire for things to have happened differently. Album of the Year is an awesome album with a deep meaningful story. Ill remember these songs for the rest of my life.… Expand
MellyASep 12, 2004Awesome.
CocoEJul 9, 2005I love the good life and this album is awsome!
biancaAug 20, 2005i fucking love it. they're music is the kind that you will listen to over and over and over and you still get anxious for that one part i fucking love it. they're music is the kind that you will listen to over and over and over and you still get anxious for that one part of the song. fuck i love them.… Expand
AlexHAug 13, 2004Very solid CD, amazing song writing which is to be expected from Tim Kasher. The sound of the album is not as compelling as the Lovers Need Very solid CD, amazing song writing which is to be expected from Tim Kasher. The sound of the album is not as compelling as the Lovers Need Lawyers EP or Black Out LP, but this album is certainly lyrically driven, and it certainly succeeds in the highest sense possible. … Expand
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