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Sleepwalkers

Brian Fallon

Sleepwalkers

Second solo album of alt rock from The Gaslight Anthem singer/guitarist

ADM rating[?]

6.4

Label
Virgin EMI
UK Release date
09/02/2018
US Release date
09/02/2018
  1. 8.0 |   Uncut

    It maintains throughout that signatures guileless fealty to soulful rock'n'roll, laced as usual with the wry melancholy that distinguishes Fallon's lyrics. Print edition only

  2. 7.5 |   A.V. Club

    It’s just Fallon and his microphone, crooning and crowing over these rhythm and blues-focused rave-ups, holding court over an old-school rock revival to match his restless mood
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  3. 7.4 |   AU Review

    For an artist who wasn’t sure if he’d continue in the industry, Sleepwalkers is an album that continues to show the ever changing and reliability of a truly strong musician
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  4. 7.3 |   Paste Magazine

    Fallon is nothing if not a dreamer, his music fueled by a head full of visions that are in some way sustaining
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  5. 7.0 |   Punk News

    Ultimately, Sleepwalkers is a vast improvement from Fallon’s most recent solo output but creates a longing for a collaborative effort with his conspirators in the Gaslight Anthem
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  6. 7.0 |   Drowned In Sound

    The serious themes that Fallon and the Gaslight Anthem have been known for prevail, but with a little more fun and energetic creativity thrown into the mix
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  7. 6.5 |   The Line Of Best Fit

    If you buy into Brian Fallon’s rock classicist worldview, Sleepwalkers is an enjoyable record. Just don’t ask for much beyond that
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  8. 6.0 |   NME

    Fallon has experimented with more than just heartland rock and alt-country here
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  9. 5.0 |   Exclaim

    Sleepwalkers has some very good songs, but often comes off as cheesy and predictable — if a melody sounds familiar, it's probably because Fallon has sung one just like it before
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  10. 4.0 |   Mojo

    Dreary production from Ted Hutt who helmed 2008's Gaslight breakthrough. Print edition only


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