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Hello Exile

The Menzingers

Hello Exile

Sixth album from the Scranton, Pennsylvania punk band produced by Will Yip (Circa Survive, La Dispute, Title Fight)

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  1. 8.4 |   Paste Magazine

    The Philadelphia rock band take a very honest look at themselves on Hello Exile
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  2. 8.0 |   Sputnik Music (staff)

    Hello Exile is full of idealized versions of Menzingers songs, a little slower than usual but still containing all the sonic and lyrical hallmarks that we’ve come to expect
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  3. 8.0 |   Exclaim

    Here, the Menzingers are ever more even-keeled, more reflective, more wizened. Hello Exile is not a riotous, energetic punk album, but they can still crank it up, especially when the songwriting and storytelling demand it
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  4. 8.0 |   The Arts Desk

    The Menzingers capture the free-fall into adulthood proper with a certain deft magic
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  5. 8.0 |   The 405

    They further hone their emotionally-tinged songwriting to depict the power of change
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  6. 8.0 |   Kerrang!

    The Menzingers contemplate life, punk and death as they continue to get older and wiser
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  7. 7.0 |   Punk News

    Not their best, not their worst... but something that'll move you as usual and help you appreciate life for the gift it is
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  8. 6.0 |   The Music

    Delivers a fresh and well-crafted take on common trope
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  9. 5.8 |   Pitchfork

    What does it mean to get older in punk? Were the good old days ever that good? Though the titles change, the Pennsylvania band’s song remains the same
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  10. 5.0 |   No Ripcord

    A handful of other songs here have the same stable energy of America, but none of them really stand out
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