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Dark Rainbow

Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes

Dark Rainbow

Fifth studio album from the English alt punk band led by the ex-Gallows/Pure Love front man produced by guitarist and primary band member Dean Richardson

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  1. 8.0 |   DIY

    Perhaps their most consistent and level work to date
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  2. 8.0 |   Kerrang!

    An album that nods to the Rattlesnakes’ past but strikes out boldly for a bright new future. Which means that listening to Dark Rainbow on repeat is one New Year’s resolution that will be easy for everyone to stick to
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  3. 8.0 |   The Arts Desk

    This is without doubt the most self-explorative and thoughtful offering from Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes
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  4. 7.4 |   Sputnik Music (staff)

    The sound they’ve been chasing for five years now, and while it’s not perfect, and lacks the raw edge their earlier works were so good at, it’s definitely a sound I can get onboard with
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  5. 7.0 |   musicOMH

    Setting a tone of self-evaluation and reflection, this ship-steadying album ranges from delightful weirdness to gloriously anthemic bombast
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  6. 7.0 |   Clash

    Broadening the dynamic between light and shadow, rock crunch and synth splendour, Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes grapple with their sound, oozing confidence at every turn
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  7. 6.0 |   Mojo

    After the initial shock, the pair's songwriting smarts cuts through persuasively, alongside strong messaging about acknowledging your needs and vulnerabilities. Print edition only

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