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Debut full-length release from Galway indie rock quartet produced by Chris W Ryan

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  1. 9.0 |   God Is In The TV

    New Dad have encapsulated a spot on amalgamation of Shoegaze, Dream Pop, Grunge, Emo and Indie in one beautiful record. January has set the bar high. Hope you’re watching February, March and the rest. You’ve got some work to do
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  2. 8.0 |   Clash

    As a debut, it cements the band as one with a long path ahead of them. As an album, it’s a deeply moving, mesmerizing work with themes that stick with you long after listening
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  3. 8.0 |   NME

    Confident and propulsive, the shoegaze-pop of this Galway four-piece is a truly rewarding experience
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  4. 8.0 |   Dork

    The quartet may have found their name through an online generator, but there’s nothing algorithmic about this body of work. It’s throwback, sure, but they nonetheless stand tall as their own magnificent entity
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  5. 8.0 |   Record Collector

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  6. 7.0 |   The Irish Times

    Their cross-generational appeal is as broad as it is long, and within that demographic lies potential success
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  7. 6.0 |   The Guardian

    From Pixies to Garbage, New Order to Wolf Alice, you can clearly detect the Galway four-piece’s influences – but lyrics about shame and self-doubt make this an affecting album
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  8. 6.0 |   The Arts Desk

    Don’t be fooled by Dawson’s tender tones, the lyricism stems from a far darker place
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  9. 6.0 |   The Line Of Best Fit

    While their dedication to creating a cohesive, dream-pop atmosphere makes the album feel incredibly polished and put-together, it comes at the cost of songs blending into one another without distinction
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  10. 5.0 |   DIY

    No doubt these songs will triumph when performed live, but as a record, ‘Madra’ isn’t quite it
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