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  • Summary: The four-track release is the Vienna-based trio's third album.
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 4 out of 4
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 4
  3. Negative: 0 out of 4
  1. Aug 2, 2012
    80
    While The Golden Years may not be a masterpiece it comes close enough to warrant heavy investment.
  2. Aug 2, 2012
    80
    Others have their own versions of slow, simmering beauty, but rarely with so many other approaches and conceptions integrated. [Jun 2012, p.54]
  3. Aug 2, 2012
    80
    Trapist isn't experimenting anymore; the trio is using the tools they know best to subvert nostalgia and keep you ill at ease.
  4. Aug 2, 2012
    70
    It lives up to the title and provides an enjoyable contrast to the darker moods earlier in the album.