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  • Summary: The latest full-length release for Canadian indie-pop band Stars was produced with The Besnard Lakes' Jace Lasek (who also mixed the album) and Marcus Paquin.
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  • Record Label: Last Gang Records
  • Genre(s): Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock, Indie Rock, Indie Electronic, Indie Pop, Chamber Pop
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  1. May 27, 2022
    It’s a record which will make a fine introduction to Stars for any newcomers, while long-term fans will hail it as their finest work since Set Yourself On Fire. At its essence, From Capelton Hill is a distillation of what makes Stars so great.
  2. May 27, 2022
    Overall, From Capelton Hill is a brilliant reminder that it's totally fine to rely on your strengths and build on them to produce beautiful music without having to constantly reach for new tricks.
  3. May 27, 2022
    Stars' endlessly detailed arrangements are as impressive as ever, and become more powerful in the context of these highly reflective songs. Stars fearlessly investigate difficult feelings on From Capelton Hill, and capture a complex beauty in the process.
  4. May 27, 2022
    Throughout the album’s twists and turns, Millan and Campbell build off each other’s energies the way they always have, asking and answering each other with grace and sensitivity.