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When I Have Fears

The Murder Capital

When I Have Fears

Debut full-length album from the Irish post-punk band produced by Flood (U2, White Lies, Warpaint)

ADM rating[?]

8.2

Label
Human Season
UK Release date
16/08/2019
US Release date
16/08/2019
  1. 10.0 |   The Guardian

    Dublin five-piece draws on post-punk from Joy Division to Idles, but their thrillingly unnerving energy is all their own
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  2. 10.0 |   The Irish Times

    Funnelling the fury through darkened beauty, this is a stunning debut
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  3. 9.0 |   God Is In The TV

    The Murder Capital feel unashamedly and joyously literary
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  4. 9.0 |   DIY

    There are a fair few legendary bands out there that were never quite as good as The Murder Capital are right now
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  5. 9.0 |   Loud And Quiet

    The Murder Capital are more than a punk band, and are in a league of their own
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  6. 8.5 |   The 405

    The Murder Capital break through with a surprisingly tender but emotionally explosive debut
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  7. 8.0 |   NME

    Every corner of the punk landscape is explored on this rich, emotional debut album from the Dublin five-piece
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  8. 8.0 |   Uncut

    Lyrically, The Murder Capital are less direct than Idles and Fontaines, but musically they're more expansive, bringing a brooding brain-twisting gothic feel. Print edition only

  9. 8.0 |   Q

    A debut album of rare potency. Print edition only

  10. 8.0 |   Clash

    The Murder Capital offer authenticity, honesty and truth aplenty, it has already become difficult, if not impossible, to imagine a vibrant music scene without them and there is a sense that this album is only the beginning of their compulsive journey
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  11. 8.0 |   Northern Transmission

    There’s a strength to confronting your inner most fears and worries, and this is something The Murder Capital have delivered with aplomb
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  12. 7.0 |   The Line Of Best Fit

    A despairingly indulgent listen, but a powerful beginning from a band that promise to bring the passion of emotion to a genre
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  13. 6.0 |   Mojo

    A first strike of the match before they burn their own path forward. Print edition only


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