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  • Summary: This is the debut full-length release for the Brooklyn band formed by former Here We Go Magic keyboardist Teeny Lieberson with her friend, Jane Herships and Teeny's sisters, Katherine and Lizzie.
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  1. Sep 14, 2012
    80
    The remainder of In Limbo colonises the liminal space between harmony pop and spacecraft noise with giddy style. [Oct 2012, p.86]
  2. Aug 28, 2012
    80
    There's enough variances in the sound, with the tracklisting set up in such as way that you notice the changes in style, to make sure you pay attention to every minute.
  3. Aug 28, 2012
    72
    Complete with gorgeous harmonies and an intricate wall of sound that is somehow both delicate and powerful, the only thing that keeps Lieberson from succeeding outright is that most of the tracks clock in at around six minutes long.
  4. Aug 28, 2012
    70
    At the very least, In Limbo shows that the band can do a lot of things well, and while this set of songs isn't exactly scattered, TEEN's ambitions lead them to be less cohesive than they might have been had they picked one direction and stuck with it.
  5. Sep 25, 2012
    60
    [In Limbo] grooves on the easy symmetry of unfussy harmonies and dead-simple, no-hurry guitar, drum, and keyboard parts well buttered with reverb.
  6. 60
    Not a classic, then, but you could just listen to the good ones a lot.
  7. Aug 28, 2012
    40
    Magic free and generally shapeless, TEEN have some real growing up to do.

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