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The Drums


Sixth album from the Brooklyn indie pop outfit led by Jonny Pierce

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  1. 9.4 |   Northern Transmissions

    Jonny Pierce’s introspection and willingness to bare his soul make this an album that lingers in the heart and mind long after the music stops. It’s a poignant reminder that sometimes, the most profound healing starts from within
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  2. 8.0 |   Under The Radar

    The album is still a victory and an ode to the discomforts, pains, and ecstasies of Pierce’s queerness. He earns the self-title on this record. With Jonny, The Drums is finally his
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  3. 8.0 |   Dork

    Captivating, moving and heartwrenching, yet nestled on the group’s staple alt-pop rhythm, this album, or memoir, will radiate in the minds of listeners for years to come
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  4. 7.0 |   The Line Of Best Fit

    Though bleak on the surface, through Jonny, Pierce finds himself embracing the chaos of life, reclaiming his childhood years in a cathartic and self-soothing project that aptly marks fifteen years of The Drums
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  5. 7.0 |   Exclaim

    There's rarely a moment on Jonny that feels regressive — for the first time since the Drums' debut 13 years ago, Pierce has mastered a way to bare both his chops and his emotions
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  6. 6.7 |   Pitchfork

    Jonny Pierce’s eponymous new album reflects the characteristically sunny indie pop and increasingly inward focus of the Drums’ solo incarnation
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  7. 6.0 |   The Skinny

    Jonny Pierce’s sixth album as The Drums procrastinates reinvention, yet abounds with qualified tenderness
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