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  • Summary: The third album is its first full-length on the Dead Oceans label and was self-produced.
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  • Record Label: Dead Oceans Records
  • Genre(s): Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock, Alternative Pop/Rock, Indie Rock, Noise Pop, Shoegaze
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You Are the One
Feeling loose, walk and talk, moving fast, I take it all ...fall, it's aid and done, so hold on, life is rough I wanna be, in the sky, I wanna be,... See the rest of the song lyrics
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  1. Positive: 16 out of 26
  2. Negative: 0 out of 26
  1. Jun 27, 2012
    80
    An album that's just as vital as it is accomplished.
  2. Jul 9, 2012
    70
    A Place To Bury Strangers succeeds in one aspect: It produces music so hammering and explosively airy that it crumbles the very walls used to create such an echoed and amplified sound. It just fails to recognize that in doing so for almost 45-minutes straight, we begin to feel like we're getting buried alive under the rubble.
  3. Aug 2, 2012
    69
    Worship [is] an occasionally solid, but ultimately forgettable affair.
  4. Q Magazine
    Jul 25, 2012
    60
    What is surprising is just how chief songwriter Oliver Ackermann shapes their face-melting shoegaze into something altogether more sophisticated. [Aug 2012, p.94]
  5. Uncut
    Jul 2, 2012
    60
    The highlights of their third album appear to have been forged rather than recorded. [Aug 2012, p.69]
  6. 40
    APTBS mask a lack of ideas or something to say by inventing louder volumes than everyone else.

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