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Good Lies


Good Lies

Debut full-length release from Welsh electronic brothers Tom and Ed Russell

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  1. 10.0 |   The Observer

    The Russell brothers mix weapons-grade nostalgia with two-step, trap and sped-up vocals in a set full of emotional ambushes
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  2. 8.0 |   The Quietus

    Throughout the album, Overmono prove that they aren’t afraid to pay homage to the past whilst simultaneously driving their own authentic spin on today's club scene
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  3. 8.0 |   Loud And Quiet

    Overmono’s confidence in their fidelity makes for a debut with few surprises but ensures expectations are meticulously met, and Good Lies is a measured, polished distillation of everything they’ve ever promised
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  4. 8.0 |   NME

    On their long-awaited debut, the duo retain all the hallmarks of their early work while dialling up the ambition
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  5. 8.0 |   The Guardian

    Knitting garage with techno and chopped-up vocals, the pounding yet poppy debut album from Monmouth brothers Ed and Tom Russell is masterfully done
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  6. 8.0 |   Clash

    This album is an experience built upon legacy, brought to us through a partnership like no other. ‘Good Lies’ displays the strength of brotherhood, solidifying their position within the scene by cherishing childhood’s sweetnes
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  7. 8.0 |   All Music

    Wistful R&B vocal samples and elements of woozy hip-hop became more present in later releases like 2022's Cash Romantic, and Good Lies continues in this sort of melancholic pop-influenced direction, while also including several surefire floor-fillers
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  8. 8.0 |   Evening Standard

    Overmono consistently avoid the obvious move in an album that proves surprisingly intoxicating
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  9. 7.7 |   Pitchfork

    The Welsh brothers earned a rep for festival anthems that bridge big-room functionalism with subtle experimentation. On their debut album, they go in search of transcendence
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  10. 7.5 |   Spectrum Culture

    The songs on Good Lies are not going to start any revolutions outside the dance clubs, and even there, that’s a big “if.” However, with this much ambition, that might not be necessary, because the joy and sorrow the songs bring is enough
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  11. 6.0 |   musicOMH

    The Welsh electronic duo bring the beats, bass and moody vocal chops on their first LP
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