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Cry Cry Cry

Wolf Parade

Cry Cry Cry

Fourth full-length studio album from the Montreal-based indie rock outfit, their first since a hiatus in 2011

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  1. 10.0 |   The Skinny

    Firing on all cylinders with their first album in seven years
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  2. 9.1 |   A.V. Club

    Wolf Parade’s most vibrant, energetic record to date
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  3. 9.0 |   Drowned In Sound

    After some time away to re-group, it seems, Wolf Parade have re-found that spark
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  4. 8.5 |   Earbuddy

    The band is rocking with the intensity of their younger peers. Step aside, kids; let the old guys show you how to do it. And they do
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  5. 8.5 |   Under The Radar

    Captures the sound of a group thrilled by playing music together again
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  6. 8.5 |   Paste Magazine

    That seven-year break might have been just what Wolf Parade needed to regroup and come back even stronger than before, and Cry Cry Cry shows that guitar rock is far from dead
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  7. 8.0 |   PopMatters

    Cry Cry Cry can’t change the issues it speaks of on its own, but its energy is more than enough to mobilize those who listen
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  8. 8.0 |   Slant Magazine

    On Cry Cry Cry, Wolf Parade captures how complacency allows simmering tensions to metastasize
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  9. 8.0 |   Q

    Finds them in rejuvenated form. Print edition only

  10. 8.0 |   Mojo

    Songs note the loss of Cohen and Bowie, along with the rise of Trump. Print edition only

  11. 8.0 |   The Guardian

    A compelling exception to the “diminishing returns” rule that usually governs most band reunions
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  12. 7.5 |   Consequence Of Sound

    While they don’t always emerge with pearls, the effort is commendable, and one that leaves us hoping that the next time they swim away into the dark, they won’t take so long to find their way back
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  13. 7.5 |   Spectrum Culture

    Wolf Parade Mk. 2 seems more assured and more confident
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  14. 7.2 |   Sputnik Music (staff)

    Cry Cry Cry too often sounds like those sharp edges have been sanded down to beautifully dull corners
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  15. 7.0 |   The Line Of Best Fit

    Undoubtedly, this record is destined to be performed in massive arenas. Musically, it is not quite extraordinary, yet this could all change in a live setting
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  16. 7.0 |   Exclaim

    A worthy addition to the band's catalogue
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  17. 6.7 |   Pitchfork

    Solid throwback indie rock
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  18. 6.0 |   DIY

    A resolute comeback. Strikingly reminiscent of The National, this is brazen, boisterous music from a band of men who are more than happy to be plugging in once again
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  19. 6.0 |   State

    If Cry Cry Cry had come out in 2005 it would have been rapturously received. But here in 2017 we need a little bit more. Still, it’s good to have them back
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  20. 6.0 |   Punk News

    Solid but still feels like potential that wasn't fully harnessed
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