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Cigarettes After Sex

Cigarettes After Sex

Cigarettes After Sex

Debut studio album of ambient dream pop from the quartet hailing from El Paso, Texas

ADM rating[?]

7.5

Label
Partisan Records
UK Release date
09/06/2017
US Release date
09/06/2017
  1. 8.4 |   Gig Soup

    The fully-realised, masterfully crafted product of the last nine years of Cigarettes After Sex’s sound
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  2. 8.0 |   Q

    Surely one of the year's finest. Print edition only

  3. 8.0 |   music OMH

    After you’ve heard one song you might think the next one is similar, or even the same on repeat, but once you delve down a little deeper, you will categorically not be disappointed
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  4. 8.0 |   The 405

    In such an apathetic age, material like this really is a dying art; savour it
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  5. 8.0 |   Under The Radar

    What reels listeners in and makes this so easy to play over and over again is the quality of the songwriting
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  6. 8.0 |   The FT

    Slow-burning basslines and a tidal wash of jangling guitars accompany the frontman’s androgynous voice
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  7. 8.0 |   The Guardian

    Time will tell whether this is as good as Cigarettes After Sex get, but for now, it’s undoubtedly good enough: close your ears to the occasional lyrical gaffe and you might have one of the debut albums of the year
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  8. 7.7 |   Earbuddy

    Don’t be surprised if you need a cigarette after listening
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  9. 7.5 |   A.V. Club

    What saves this El Paso-born, Brooklyn-based group from being just another trafficker of “Lynchian” indie-rock tropes is Gonzalez’s ability to capture moments and stretch them into lusty little pop daydreams
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  10. 7.4 |   Pitchfork

    Greg Gonzalez writes modern love songs set to downbeat dream pop. Much like relationships themselves, the songs on his self-titled debut LP are full of contradictions
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  11. 7.0 |   Punk News

    A fresh return to a more strung along style of music that hasn’t been great since the 90’s
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  12. 7.0 |   The Line Of Best Fit

    It’s impossible to imagine someone hearing this record and not being transported by at least one of the band’s intimate anecdotes
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  13. 7.0 |   Clash

    NEW This eponymous debut has an almost ethereal quality, bringing love songs and ambience together in one dreamy swoop
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  14. 6.0 |   All Music

    Chronically anti-romantic moments are eclipsed by sweet, somnambulant melodies that may not quicken the pulse but often hypnotize nevertheless
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