by Luke Haines
- Record Label: Cherry Red
- Release Date: Oct 28, 2022
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Nov 15, 2022An odd vanity project that turned out better than anyone but the most besotted diehards would have expected.
Nov 9, 2022The kids aren’t alright as decades get mashed; conspiracy theories and misanthropy, leavened with wit, abound. A fantastic record. You auteur hear this.
Classic Rock MagazineNov 1, 2022A bunker-born double (their second) that keeps on giving. [Nov 2022, p.74]
MojoNov 1, 2022[Luke Haines] has never been backed like this before. ... It's as if The WreckingCrew wound up on a Skip Spence album. [Nov 2022, p.91]
UncutNov 1, 2022Sounds a lot more like Haines yammering on about end-of-days cults while Buck ditches his customary Rickenbacker jingle-jangle for brute force Raw Power stormtrooping. [Nov 2022, p.29]
Nov 1, 2022No one who is a fan of Haines' previous work is likely to be disappointed with All the Kids Are Super Bummed Out, and he's fortunate to have found a collaborator in Peter Buck, who makes music as strong, idiosyncratic, and witty as the lyrics they support.
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