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Until The Tide Creeps In

Penelope Isles

Until The Tide Creeps In

Debut album from the Brighton-based indie pop band led by brother-and-sister Jack and Lily Wolter

ADM rating[?]

6.6

Label
Bella Union
UK Release date
12/07/2019
US Release date
12/07/2019
  1. 8.0 |   DIY

    A record totally out of step with any modern music scene, and all the more timeless and special for it
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  2. 8.0 |   All Music

    Alternately intimate, densely atmospheric, dissonant, and richly harmonic
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  3. 7.5 |   The Line Of Best Fit

    Though it needn't define them, with Until The Tide Creeps In Penelope Isles have built a strong foundation on familial dynamics and the criss-crossing of sibling perspectives with elegant and catchy songwriting, springboarding them in to the many sets of arms ready to welcome them
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  4. 7.0 |   music OMH

    There may not quite be enough highlights to keep you clicking repeat indefinitely but, for a first glimpse of a new band that’s certainly got plenty of tongues wagging, Until The Tide Creeps In isn’t a bad outing at all
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  5. 6.8 |   Paste Magazine

    An album of reconciliation, an opportunity for Jack and Lily to make sense of their youth spanning into their adulthood
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  6. 6.0 |   Uncut

    A little more zip wouldn't go amiss. Print edition only

  7. 6.0 |   Mojo

    The whole album suggests the assured songwriting will in time be matched by the sloughing-off of any nods to the familiar. One to keep a beady eye on. Print edition only

  8. 5.0 |   Exclaim

    The guitar melodies are interesting enough, but the vocals are flat — there's no force behind the vocalists, and at times it feels like a weak sigh of dreary lyrics
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