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Let The Dancers Inherit The Party

British Sea Power

Let The Dancers Inherit The Party

Latest album from the Brighton-based indie rock sextet

ADM rating[?]

7.7

Label
Caroline International
UK Release date
31/03/2017
US Release date
28/04/2017
  1. 9.0 |   God Is In The TV

    Their new record benefits hugely from all the extracurricular activity undertaken during its gestation period, trading Machineries of Joy’s atmospheric bent for something more muscular
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  2. 9.0 |   Exclaim

    A collection of songs that showcase the strongest elements of their music, giving listeners space for contemplation while also bringing a healthy dose of high-energy rock
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  3. 8.5 |   The Quietus

    Their only proper album with no tracks over six minutes, this is BSP at their most distilled. It's as concise a statement as the band seems capable of, as unified and coherent as any of their soundtracks
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  4. 8.0 |   All Music

    NEW Incorporates nearly all of the many facets that make British Sea Power memorable, and it's their strongest overall effort since Do You Like Rock Music? in 2008
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  5. 8.0 |   Evening Standard

    This unique group are in fine form once more
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  6. 8.0 |   Q

    It’s shot through with a Telstar optimism, ensuring that the afterglow is defiantly positive. Print edition only

  7. 8.0 |   Mojo

    It’s windswept anthems a-go-go on their best album in years. Print edition only

  8. 8.0 |   Drowned In Sound

    The group’s leanest to date. There’s no filler. It’s instant hit after instant hit after instant hit
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  9. 8.0 |   DIY

    Standing open-armed and resolute for whatever might follow, ‘Let The Dancers Inherit The Earth’ is an echoing cry for a bright tomorrow
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  10. 8.0 |   The Guardian

    There is more hope than despair, as the songs look to ordinary people to escape “international lunacy”
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  11. 8.0 |   music OMH

    A wholly welcome return to form
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  12. 7.5 |   Paste Magazine

    The album rocks harder than the one that BSP called Do You Like Rock Music?—and that’s despite the fact the lineup now officially includes a keyboardist and a viola player
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  13. 7.3 |   Pitchfork

    In the face of the political upheaval at home and abroad, British Sea Power offer a suitably British response: keep calm and carry on
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  14. 7.0 |   PopMatters

    The product of skilled technicians but feels emotionally remote
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  15. 7.0 |   Under The Radar

    Although not quite as ethereal as some of James' later work or as artful as U2's best Eno-influenced experimental rock, Let the Dancers Inherit the Party shows that British Sea Power certainly have that potential
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  16. 7.0 |   The Digital Fix

    One of their most direct and cohesive works to date
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  17. 7.0 |   The Music

    It takes a few listens to dig beneath the shimmer and fuzz, but when you do there's wonderful collection of compelling indie-rock songs awaiting you
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  18. 6.0 |   The FT

    Good, solid stuff — but it’s the fiercer moments that really bring this album to life
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