Keep You Close


Generally favorable reviews - based on 6 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 3 out of 6
  2. Negative: 0 out of 6
  1. Q Magazine
    Feb 15, 2012
    Essentially, it's post rock without the waiting around - all the songs here are straight arrowed and straight-forward, but never predictable. [Oct 2011, p. 125]
  2. Feb 1, 2012
    dEUS manage to exhume an unbridled level of consistency throughout the nine pieces that comprise Keep You Close.
  3. Feb 1, 2012
    This sixth album by the band is a well-rounded proficient release.
  4. Mojo
    Feb 10, 2012
    Barman was keep that Keep You Close had a warmer sound than the "very loud, in your face" approach of its predecessor... while we can just about give him the benefit if the doubt, it's not quite that straightforward. [Nov 2011, p.98]
  5. Feb 1, 2012
    Yet after this strong opening half, the album struggles to maintain the same level of interest over the uneasy feel of Second Nature and the dramatic distant pianos and glitchy noises of Easy.
  6. Feb 1, 2012
    More cinematic, melodic, and mellow than their usual experimental indie pop output.

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