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Woodstock

Portugal. The Man.

Woodstock

Eighth LP from the Alaskan group, produced by John Hill and the Beastie Boys' Mike D

ADM rating[?]

6.9

Label
Atlantic
UK Release date
16/06/2017
US Release date
16/06/2017
  1. 9.4 |   Gig Soup

    “Woodstock” is a musical light for all those lost in the darkness, listen up, and enjoy, The Revolution Will Not Be Televised
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  2. 8.0 |   PopMatters

    A celebration of peace, love, and musicality that shouldn’t be missed.
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  3. 7.8 |   AU Review

    Not a record you should be quick to dismiss, and its one that sits proudly amongst a strong catalogue of music from one of America’s finest groups
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  4. 7.6 |   Paste Magazine

    Despite its bucolic, peaceful namesake, it’s a decidedly grimey vivisection of millennial pop expressly positioned to act as revolutionary mouthpiece for a generation of the disillusioned
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  5. 7.0 |   All Music

    An enormous-sounding, splashy album
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  6. 6.8 |   Earbuddy

    At just half the songs of Gorillaz’s recent album, Woodstock does political pop songs much better and doesn’t waste a bunch of collaborators in the process
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  7. 6.6 |   Pitchfork

    The Alaska psych-pop group have embraced modern-rock glitz and EDM bombast, while trying to write an album that speaks to the times. But their attempts at topicality are clumsy
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  8. 6.0 |   Mojo

    Bouncy production keep things light. Print edition only

  9. 5.8 |   A.V. Club

    Each song moves deliberately toward a radio-friendly chorus, backed by soaring harmonies and dirty rhythm sections, ping-ponging between big ideas and tried-and-true formulas
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  10. 5.0 |   Slant Magazine

    Portugal. The Man aims squarely at the 21st-century mainstream with their eighth album, Woodstock
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