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Heavy Lifter


Heavy Lifter

Third album from the Austin, Texas indie-pop duo Charlie Martin and Will Taylor

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  1. 9.0 |   The Line Of Best Fit

    Heavy Lifter is special in that it exudes hope and optimism, not in sharing pain but in actively looking for the positives in life
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  2. 8.0 |   Exclaim

    Heavy Lifter is lovingly wrinkled with the sleepy, lethargic harmonies that Hovvdy are known for, while the band tiptoe around their DIY approach by wrapping it in another dimension of magnetic warmth
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  3. 7.4 |   Pitchfork

    The duo’s third album is a nostalgic indie-pop rumination on suburban teenhood that thrums with hopeful energy. The best songs are like dispatches from a cracking cocoon
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  4. 7.0 |   All Music

    Ultimately, Heavy Lifter strengthens structure and melody without emerging from a place of guarded introversion
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  5. 7.0 |   No Ripcord

    If you’ve missed the duo’s prior releases, Heavy Lifter is a good place as any to get on board
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  6. 6.4 |   Paste Magazine

    It’s the work of musicians who are not content to merely repeat themselves — a noble impulse — but one that didn’t pan out in a compelling way this time around.
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