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The Wonder Years

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Sixth album from the Philadelphia pop-punk band was produced by Joe Chiccarelli (Broken Social Scene, Counting Crows, The Shins)

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  1. 9.0 |   Punk News

    By the time the record closes with the shimmery post-rock haze of "The Ocean Grew Hands To Hold Me" it's difficult not to appreciate the art and majesty of TWY
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  2. 9.0 |   Sputnik Music (staff)

    Themes and lyrics aside, the record is simply full of great songs
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  3. 8.5 |   Under The Radar

    A phenomenal album that not only transcends genres but which also only feels like the next phase of a career already 13 years short that has a long and exciting future ahead
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  4. 8.4 |   Gig Soup

    Gone is the introspection, and personal existential crises of their earlier records, and in their place is something much bigger: a sense of one’s place in the universe
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  5. 8.0 |   DIY

    A renewed example of just how powerful and poignant The Wonder Years can be
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  6. 8.0 |   The Line Of Best Fit

    A record that feels born out of frustration, and of heartbreak. Its 11 tracks taking listeners on an rollercoaster of emotional peaks and troughs
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  7. 7.1 |   Pitchfork

    On their sixth album, the Springsteen of Philly pop-punk and his bandmates look to the world outside their hometown, with fewer big choruses than ever
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  8. 7.0 |   All Music

    The Wonder Years' maturation from suburban pop punk ennui to (literal) world-weary emo desperation feels like a logical progression, and it's hard to fault them for tackling bigger subjects
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