Until Spring

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  • Summary: This is the debut album from the British post-punk quartet.
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  • Record Label: One Little Indian
  • Genre(s): Electronic, Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock, Alternative Pop/Rock, Club/Dance
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  1. Positive: 1 out of 7
  2. Negative: 0 out of 7
  1. Apr 8, 2011
    70
    Heartfelt and compelling, with Jones nurturing every last drop of creative sweat, Until Spring is a romantically epic album, lovingly pieced together by a compelling band.
  2. Uncut
    Apr 12, 2011
    60
    Their literate, grandly melancholic '80s-influenced rock rarely transcends familiar reference points, but Lou Hill is a passionate, distinctive vocalist. [Apr 2011, p.103]
  3. Apr 8, 2011
    60
    There's the sense that Wild Palms are a band who desperately want to create their own world but Until Spring never quite manages to draw you fully into its bubble.
  4. Q Magazine
    Apr 12, 2011
    60
    Ambitious and crackling with smart riffs, the end result achieves a brooding intensity all of its own. [Apr 2011, p.111]
  5. Only on 'Caretaker' and 'Not Wing Clippers' does their third eye briefly blink; for much of the rest of this debut, the outlook's grey.
  6. Apr 8, 2011
    40
    Limp and uninspiring, this is a disappointing effort considering the potential the band initially showed back in 2009.
  7. Mojo
    Apr 12, 2011
    40
    This lot, however, aim for anthems, armed with zero melody. [Apr 2011, p.100]