Slow Summits

  • Record Label: Domino
  • Release Date: May 28, 2013

Generally favorable reviews - based on 22 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 17 out of 22
  2. Negative: 0 out of 22
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  1. 60
    Slow Summits sees the band producing less shadowy than their peers and fellow Scotsmen Belle & Sebastian.
  2. May 24, 2013
    Slow Summits presents The Pastels at their most amiable, bearing the quiet, understated splendor of a picnic with friends on a warm Sunday morning.
  3. 60
    Stephen McRobbie's wan vocals remain an acquired taste, but the way the music lightly folds in dark and light, innocence and experience, reserve and euphoria, lifts the likes of "Slow Summits" and "Summer Rain".
  4. May 23, 2013
    Their first full-length album in 16 years displays an unexpected new maturity.
  5. Mojo
    May 23, 2013
    Another album big on willful naivete and arrangements so pretty they make Belle & Sebastian sound like Finnish black metal. [Jun 2013, p.86]

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