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Lucifer On The Sofa


Lucifer On The Sofa

Tenth studio album from the Austin, Texas indie rock band formed in 1993 working with producers Mark Rankin, Justin Raisen and Dave Fridmann

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  1. 10.0 |   The Guardian

    Ten albums and nearly three decades in, Spoon still sound fresh, with swing and swagger – and there isn’t a dull moment
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  2. 10.0 |   The Independent

    It’s an album fuelled by southern heat, with plenty of grit to boot. Their best yet
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  3. 9.1 |   A.V. Club

    The band's 10th album is as adventurous and forward-looking as ever
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  4. 9.1 |   Entertainment Weekly

    A solid reminder that even the worst of times deserve a great soundtrack, and that music — like the band itself — will never go out of style
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  5. 9.0 |   Rolling Stone

    A consistently excellent band takes it to a new level by getting back to basics
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  6. 9.0 |   Northern Transmissions

    This is a band that never staggers, always delivers, and displays hopefulness through raw energy and collaboration time and time again
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  7. 9.0 |   Loud And Quiet

    Lucifer on the Sofa is a once-in-a-lifetime album, that succeeds in resuscitating moribund aesthetics in the best possible way
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  8. 8.5 |   Spectrum Culture

    After a five-year break, the ever-outstanding Spoon are back with their 10th LP, which is yet another knockout. Big shocker, right?
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  9. 8.5 |   Under The Radar

    Lucifer on the Sofa stands as proof that Spoon are one of the most reliable and entertaining rock bands around
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  10. 8.0 |   All Music

    Once again, Spoon show there's still plenty of mystery left in classic sounds, and they're still experts at revealing it
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  11. 8.0 |   No Ripcord

    Lucifer on the Sofa could be considered a more straight-ahead, minimalist affair. That said, it also retains Spoon's ability to reshape classic rock sounds and color outside the lines
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  12. 8.0 |   Mojo

    With a voice that perfectly balances grit and sugar, Daniel and band tread their indie/rock tightrope with flair. Print edition only

  13. 8.0 |   Uncut

    Spoon display their signature style, precision and immediacy in real time, locked together through 10 taut tracks. Print edition only

  14. 8.0 |   Paste Magazine

    The Austin rockers don’t ease off at all on their first album since 2017
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  15. 8.0 |   Gigwise

    One of their best albums yet
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  16. 7.4 |   Pitchfork

    Two decades into their career, Spoon return with loud, low-down, melodious rock record almost without sacrificing any of their savory nuance and inscrutability
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  17. 7.0 |   PopMatters

    Another worthy addition to Spoon’s extensive catalog of fabulous records. It’s great to hear them getting a little loose and rocking out
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  18. 7.0 |   Exclaim

    By pairing their well-honed blues rock temerity with genuine emotional weight, Spoon continue to wring new ideas out of classic sounds without veering into gimmick, staying consistent without getting stale
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  19. 6.9 |   Beats Per Minute

    It appears to be only a strong EP’s worth
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  20. 6.0 |   The Music

    A band’s tenth record release is a feat in itself, and while it’s not the band’s best record ever, it’s solid and certainly shows they still have hidden moments of genius
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  21. 5.0 |   Slant Magazine

    Spoon’s Lucifer on the Sofa gestures toward breaking free of old habits, but it doesn’t present any new ones
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