Don't Shy Away

Loma

Don't Shy Away

Second album from the indie rock trio led by Shearwater's Jonathan Meiburg includes a contribution from Brian Eno

ADM rating[?]

7.4

Label
Sub Pop
UK Release date
23/10/2020
US Release date
23/10/2020
  1. 8.0 |   Exclaim

    Don't Shy Away is ultimately as gratifying as it is ambitious. Brian Eno was right: Loma are the real deal
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  2. 8.0 |   Mojo

    Loma are quite capable of drawing listeners in with their own perspective. Print edition only

  3. 8.0 |   Uncut

    Droning brass, atmospheric melodies and Cross's otherworldly vocals blend to absorbing effect on the lush, wild "Ocotillo," while on "Breaking Waves Like A Stone," the vocals lift the melody out of frantic, piano-driven chaos. Print edition only

  4. 8.0 |   The Line Of Best Fit

    Loma’s second outing is an acquired taste that serves up dark, glossy rock
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  5. 7.0 |   Under The Radar

    May be a bit less enchanting than Loma’s hypnotic debut album, but proves to be a likable record that is enjoyable on first listen and warrants repeated plays despite its few minor flaws
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