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Evolve

Imagine Dragons

Evolve

Third studio album from the Las Vegas pop rock four-piece

ADM rating[?]

4.6

Label
Polydor Group
UK Release date
23/06/2017
US Release date
23/06/2017
  1. 7.0 |   The Music

    Despite having a constant overarching sound, there's enough variety and range across the album to keep it interesting
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  2. 6.0 |   NME

    A bit samey – but there’s plenty to please fans
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  3. 6.0 |   All Music

    Evolve feels very much like the digital Zeitgeist of 2017: good intentions aside, its bold, colorful textures elbow aside any notions of introspection or reflection
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  4. 6.0 |   The Irish Times

    It’s easy to see why Imagine Dragons have been so successful to date. Whether this kind of glossy grandiosity has longevity is an entirely different matter
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  5. 5.0 |   music OMH

    Evolve is a good idea, but in practise it turns out that it doesn’t really work
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  6. 4.0 |   State

    ‘Thunder’ reveals the strengths and flaws of the songwriting: on one hand we have excellent production, big beats and confidence in abundance and on the other a perfunctory lyrical idea of ‘look at me I’ve achieved my dream’
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  7. 4.0 |   The FT

    Singer Dan Reynolds indulges his fantasies of suffering and reward amid catchy but bombastic music
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  8. 4.0 |   The Independent

    Involves mostly devolving back into the hoariest of tired rock cliches, and plodding grimly towards the summer’s festivals
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  9. 4.0 |   The Guardian

    Lifeless electronic-tinged arena rock
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  10. 4.0 |   Rolling Stone

    Redeeming moments come via Alex Da Kid, producer of the Dragons' mega-hit "Radioactive." See "Yesterday," a sulk-fest whose boozy stomp and goofy guitar solo actually sound like a band having fun, rather than stoic engineers of content delivery systems
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  11. 2.0 |   Earbuddy

    The band’s latest inescapable album. Like a misogynist that doesn’t understand the meaning of no, it forces itself on us at every turn
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