Attack On Memory

Metascore
83

Universal acclaim - based on 33 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 30 out of 33
  2. Negative: 0 out of 33
Buy On
  1. Jan 24, 2012
    60
    Here, Cloud Nothings move past the slacker touches that marked their first releases, their gestures getting bigger and broader as they make attempts at emotional universality.
  2. Jan 19, 2012
    60
    Thus when taking in Attack on Memory as a whole, it sounds as if Cloud Nothings are, despite their best efforts, a pop band at heart.
  3. Uncut
    Jan 20, 2012
    60
    You could call it happy hardcore, even if there's nothing particularly upbeat about its content. [Feb 2012, p.83]
User Score
9.0

Universal acclaim- based on 82 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 11 out of 12
  2. Negative: 0 out of 12
  1. Jan 30, 2012
    8
    Not breaking any new ground here, but this band is alive. They put all their effort into these songs and it shows. Guitar rock isn't deadNot breaking any new ground here, but this band is alive. They put all their effort into these songs and it shows. Guitar rock isn't dead yet; Cloud Nothings beat every once of rock they can out of their instruments and the end result is a great soundtrack to the stressful vibrancy of 2012. Full Review »
  2. Apr 9, 2012
    5
    Seems like they are trying to revive the punk sound of the Ramones or the Sex Pistols or even Nirvana with none of the urgency exhibited bySeems like they are trying to revive the punk sound of the Ramones or the Sex Pistols or even Nirvana with none of the urgency exhibited by those bands. Full Review »
  3. Mar 10, 2013
    10
    Just one of the best indie albums of 2012, and also one of the best I've ever heard. The semi-improvised tracks are just awesome. This albumJust one of the best indie albums of 2012, and also one of the best I've ever heard. The semi-improvised tracks are just awesome. This album has a soul, deep into post-hardcore (sometimes almost emo), and I love it. Full Review »