The Bird Is Coming Down to Earth Image
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  • Summary: The second album for the Seattle-based psych-folk-rock band was produced by Matt Brown.
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 2 out of 4
  2. Negative: 0 out of 4
  1. Mar 7, 2012
    70
    The band are more interesting when they expand their sound.
  2. Mar 7, 2012
    70
    The album grows stronger as its second half wears on.
  3. Mar 7, 2012
    60
    There are moments when Soft Hills' sound slight; even middle-of-the-road bland. But there's a beguiling soulfulness and a darkness to this record that will seep into your heart if you give it a chance.
  4. Mar 7, 2012
    50
    Songs about death and mysticism are intriguing, and Matt Brown's production work gives a sense of atmosphere, but the album is bogged down by tracks ("Return to Eden", "It Won't Be Long") that feel aimless