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  • Summary: The full-length debut release for the British indie rock quartet was produced by Charlie Hugall.
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  1. Aug 6, 2013
    80
    Ultimately, the golden age of dream pop and shoegaze lasted roughly ten years, a blink in the eye when it comes to pop music. However, for Swim Deep with Where in the Heaven Are We, it’s almost like it never ended.
  2. Jul 22, 2013
    80
    With many tipping these Birmingham indie sorts for success, a debut album as accomplished and hit-laden as this makes it hard to see the band faltering.
  3. Jul 30, 2013
    80
    Swim Deep have written a youthful, entertaining debut that it’s hard to find fault with, and they graduate from B-Town with a first class degree.
  4. Jul 11, 2013
    70
    They display an exuberant charm that's trashy and infectious. [Aug 2013, p.77]
  5. Jul 31, 2013
    70
    While Where The Heaven Are We isn’t a perfect debut album, it’s a solid effort, and there’s enough talent on display to hint at even better things to come.
  6. Aug 2, 2013
    60
    As it meanders towards its conclusion, the LP melds into a uniform mesh of pleasantly forgettable ditties.
  7. 40
    Too much of the rest of their material sounds like utterly unremarkable filler,

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