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Pursuit Of Momentary Happiness


Pursuit Of Momentary Happiness

Second album of psychedelic alt-rock from the English trio from Wolverhampton

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Third Man Records
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  1. 8.0 |   NME

    Excessive but searches for contentment
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  2. 8.0 |   The Line Of Best Fit

    Riotous and impossible to tame
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  3. 8.0 |   Mojo

    When the title track and poignant closer This House Has No Living Room, open out into bare-wire nocturnal balladry of limitless emotional beauty, Burslem's single-minded mania is vindicated, and the listener's happiness guaranteed. Print edition only

  4. 8.0 |   DIY

    Careers between boggle-eyed riffy bangers and booze-sodden self-reflection in truly inimitable fashion
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  5. 7.8 |   Paste Magazine

    Isn’t as consistent as its predecessor, but its moments of punk gusto find Yak at their mightiest peak
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  6. 7.6 |   Pitchfork

    Burslem doesn’t so much sing these songs as inhabit them, making you feel—emotionally and physically—exactly what he’s feeling
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  7. 7.5 |   The 405

    Yak yet again confirm their music exists in a perfect paradox that englobes the apparent recklessness rock'n'roll feeds on and a complete and meticulous control over the way it is finalised and delivered
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  8. 7.0 |   All Music

    An uncannily absorbing slice of neo-psychedelia
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  9. 3.5 |   Under The Radar

    The kind of ponderous, riffy, woozy indie rock that delights millions and alienates the rest of us fairly comprehensively
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