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For Those That Wish To Exist


For Those That Wish To Exist

Album number nine from the Brighton metal core band featuring guest appearances from Mike Kerr, Winston McCall, and Simon Neil

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  1. 10.0 |   Upset

    This is the sound of Architects once again ascending the ladder on their journey to becoming the scene leaders of British heavy metal
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  2. 10.0 |   Kerrang!

    A long and constantly shifting album. It also sounds like it could be a crucial one in Architects’ ongoing evolution
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  3. 9.0 |   Clash

    An explosive return that tackles climate change in the most ambitious way yet
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  4. 8.0 |   NME

    The Brighton's band ninth album is, improbably, a fresh start. With a cleaner sonic palette and orchestral flourishes, it's proof of their enduring creativity
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  5. 8.0 |   DIY

    The bleaker things get, the stronger they emerge
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  6. 8.0 |   The Music

    A must for those who love cutting-edge modern heavy music
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  7. 8.0 |   The Independent

    Thematically and sonically, For Those That Wish to Exist feels limitless
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  8. 7.0 |   Punk News

    Architects are something they’ve not been before and for some people that might be exactly what it takes to bring them in, but looking over the diamonds and pearls of the band’s back catalogue, I don’t know that I feel this offering measures up to their best I’m afraid
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  9. 7.0 |   Exclaim

    Other than a few lapses, the hooks, synths and classical instruments effectively recontextualize Architects' musicianship. For Those That Wish to Exist proves these guys can successfully diversify their sound
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  10. 7.0 |   The Line Of Best Fit

    It’s an album that has something to appeal to any ears, without compromising the true Architects’ signature – you just have to be open to it
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  11. 6.0 |   The Guardian

    Cobweb-blasting singing, brain-invading melodies and skin-scouring riffs offer no relief from this wrestling match with impending disaster
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  12. 6.0 |   Sputnik Music (staff)

    If nothing else, it’s a small miracle Architects have retained their dignity during this dangerous transition period, as most who dare venture into this field do so with miserable results
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