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Manchester Orchestra


Album no. 4 is a heavy one for the Atlanta, Georgia indie rockers

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  1. 8.0 |   The Digital Fix

    A band that have found their sound, are comfortable in their skin, and improving rapidly
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  2. 8.0 |   Q

    Despite its flaws, Simple Math went Top 30 in the US. The infinitely superior Cope might expand their reach further. Print edition only

  3. 8.0 |   music OMH

    Though they’re still mining the same vein they have for a decade, they’re still churning out gems too
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  4. 8.0 |   All Music

    More than just the sound of a band getting by; it's the sound of Manchester Orchestra at their best
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  5. 8.0 |   The Music

    Cope is all about the brutal force of dirty, meaty guitars, and lots of them
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  6. 7.9 |   Paste Magazine

    The songs are fast and short; the energy throughout the album is infectious and continuous
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  7. 7.0 |   NME

    Sustained power and little in the way of variety can make for quick fatigue, but at just 38 minutes long ‘Cope’ has hooks and energy to spare
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  8. 6.0 |   FasterLouder

    Has the feel of a band playing it safe on their first self-recorded, self-produced album
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  9. 6.0 |   PopMatters

    The best part of Hull’s songwriting is still present: the razor-sharp lyrical hooks that can be sung over and over again
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  10. 6.0 |   Rolling Stone

    This album sets lyrics about shaky adulthood to meat-and-potatoes guitar rock (think MMJ via Foo Fighters
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  11. 6.0 |   The Line Of Best Fit

    Manchester’s Orchestra’s success highlights an ability to create heavy rock moments that don’t drag their audience down
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  12. 6.0 |   The FT

    Plaintive emo vocals, grungy riffs and Pixies-style stop-start dynamics, all put together deftly and embellished by punchy, bright production
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  13. 5.6 |   Pitchfork

    It's becoming pretty clear that the genre in which Manchester Orchestra resides has more untapped potential than the band itself
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  14. 4.8 |   Earbuddy

    With this album and previous album Simple Math, the band has completely abandoned their delicate, softer arrangements and gone in a direction that doesn’t really set them apart anymore
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  15. 4.0 |   Mojo

    Exhilarating if unrelenting. Print edition only

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