Out of Love - Mister Heavenly
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  • Band members: , Ryan Kattner, Joe Plummer, Nicholas Thorburn
  • Summary: The debut album for the supergroup consisting of Man Man's Ryan Kattner, Islands' Nicholas Thorburn, and the Shins' Joe Plummer is influenced by doo-wop music.
  • Record Label: Sub Pop
  • Genre(s): R&B, Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock, Alternative Pop/Rock, Indie Pop, Doo Wop
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  1. Positive: 11 out of 15
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  1. Sep 8, 2011
    80
    Most of all, the music is a nostalgic trip to a time that most of its listeners have never actually experienced. That concept makes Out Of Love enchanting, but it's one of those albums that mood, time, place and company all have to line up correctly to capture the intended experience.
  2. Aug 19, 2011
    80
    They've left a weird, unforgettable stain on the shirt of indie-rock.
  3. Out of Love is old-timey, fun (yet dark), and deep enough to merit sinking your teeth into it a bit.
  4. Aug 18, 2011
    70
    The sequence of the songs doesn't do it justice as a collection, there are a couple of tracks that are dispensable and it lacks that one special song that makes you want to kick over your chair and make love to the room. But it does a lot of things right.
  5. Aug 19, 2011
    70
    Sometimes, you're not sure what you're listening to, but it's strangely addictive.
  6. 70
    Out of Love is a fun listen, but it doesn't go much deeper than that.
  7. Sep 1, 2011
    40
    The songwriting is going to have to be a lot sharper if Mister Heavenly are to banish suspicions of concept over substance.

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