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  • Summary: The second full-length release for the Portland, Oregon collective led by Tim Perry was produced with Tony Lash.
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  • Record Label: Partisan
  • Genre(s): Alt-Country, Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock, Alternative Pop/Rock, Neo-Psychedelia, Alternative Singer/Songwriter
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Divisionary (Do the Right Thing)
Do the right thing Do the right thing Do it all the time Do it all the time Make yourself right Never mind them Don't you know you're not the only... See the rest of the song lyrics
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  1. Positive: 3 out of 4
  2. Negative: 0 out of 4
  1. Mar 25, 2014
    90
    Ages and Ages have undergone lineup changes and lots of peripheral personal battles and have somehow managed to internalize and later deduce how to navigate the avenues of their own lives in triumphant--and insanely memorable--song. In the process, they’ve come out with one of this year’s best all-around albums.
  2. Mar 25, 2014
    80
    What underlies the handclaps and radiant melodies on their sophomore album Divisionary are songs that noticeably delve deeper into philosophical and darker themes than the wide-eyed optimism that engulfed their debut, and marks the evolution the band have undergone.
  3. Q Magazine
    Mar 25, 2014
    80
    There's a deliciously tangy freshness to the massed voices and acoustic thrum. [Apr 2014, p.103]
  4. 60
    Occasionally. the jaunty positivity treads too far into Edward Sharpe territory and all you’re left craving is a healthy slice of cynicism.
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  1. Positive: 2 out of 2
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  1. Jun 3, 2014
    9
    This is a solid album with some very catchy hooks and upbeat music transitions within the songs. There is a lot of great harmonizing by theThis is a solid album with some very catchy hooks and upbeat music transitions within the songs. There is a lot of great harmonizing by the singers. Probably the best sing-along album so far in 2014, and maybe the most under-appreciated. Expand
  2. Feb 28, 2015
    9
    Their best song, "Divisionary," is a peaceful song that rightly holds up all of the weight of the CD on it's mighty shoulders. I thoroughlyTheir best song, "Divisionary," is a peaceful song that rightly holds up all of the weight of the CD on it's mighty shoulders. I thoroughly enjoyed the catchy beats and amazing music that this album had to offer, but again, the album's main song was simply amazing. Expand