- Summary: The seventh full-length release for the Scottish alternative rock band was produced by Youth and is its first new studio album in 18 years.
- Record Label: EK OK
- Genre(s): Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock
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|The Two of Us|
|I met a girl, she was crazy about me And in a lifetime this happens once or twice, maybe And who'd have thought that it would ever happen to me? I...||See the rest of the song lyrics|
MagnetApr 26, 2017Waves of corrosive guitar distortion surfing minimal, hammered eighth-note bass and programmed beats, with just enough feedback to aid recollection of the band that created Psychocandy. [No. 141, p.59]
UncutMar 2, 2017If anything, Damage And Joy underscores the Mary Chain's strengths. [Apr 2017, p.36]
May 16, 2017This album resurrected a youthful sound and surprisingly found true power within a simple rock n’ roll atmosphere, and is a testament thatThis album resurrected a youthful sound and surprisingly found true power within a simple rock n’ roll atmosphere, and is a testament that today’s active and astute listeners should not become numb to simplistic four-chord creativity. My Score: 133/180 (Solid) = 7.4/10… Expand
Mar 20, 2018it's dividing, as the Mary Chain is (scottish and all). a mixed bag.
since Munki they have gone on a longlasting hiatus although with someit's dividing, as the Mary Chain is (scottish and all). a mixed bag.
since Munki they have gone on a longlasting hiatus although with some low-grade musical activity, concerned about their families (also sharing some of them on various social networks, over time), which all leans a bit too strongly into this album.
the songs are a lot like what you'd expect from those older but still with instantaneous filth and malice filled glaswegian noise-pop terrorists.
the always bewildered core of the reid brothers with changing n falling apart session musicians (this time with a producer who "limes" them together, albeit not much else...) is easily re-arranged but winded down & almost "too effortless".
the guest crisp and very feminine female vocalists are spot on although a bit overindulgent and still concerned about the reids' sensuality albeit they're scottish, and swing a crucial scottish abode-ism.
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