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Strange To Explain


Strange To Explain

Eleventh studio album from the American psychedelic folk rock band from Brooklyn

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  1. 9.0 |   All Music

    Fifteen years into a tirelessly curious evolution, the band sound more comfortable and surefooted here than ever before
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  2. 8.0 |   Uncut

    Might be about dreaming and escape but it's also about their limitations, our need for hoke and the importance of other people. Print edition only

  3. 8.0 |   Q

    A sublime tonic. Print edition only

  4. 8.0 |   PopMatters

    Despite the impending doom, it sounds euphoric
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  5. 8.0 |   Sputnik Music (staff)

    Strange to Explain is warm, weightless, and free-spirited. It doesn’t need to be compartmentalized – it’s gorgeous, and that’s enough
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  6. 7.5 |   Pitchfork

    The New York psych-folk band makes a welcome return to form with a dreamy, unsettling, Mellotron-filled album that feels especially appropriate right now
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  7. 7.5 |   Under The Radar

    Carved from a deeply personal place, the record wanders amongst the warm thickets of Woods’ discography like an explorer
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  8. 7.3 |   Paste Magazine

    After their longest hiatus to date, Jeremy Earl and Jarvis Taverniere return with an album that feels comfortably settled into its strengths
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  9. 7.2 |   Beats Per Minute

    What starts out as a great Woods record unfortunately peters out towards the end. Regardless, Woods have assembled a worthy “comeback” album of sorts, one that highlights all of their best moments, and even some of their more forgettable ideas
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  10. 7.0 |   Gigwise

    Woods resurface with a kaleidoscopic new album
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  11. 6.0 |   No Ripcord

    It's hard not to conclude that Strange to Explain lacks something critical.
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  12. 5.0 |   Exclaim

    Instead of people in a room playing guitars and drums and singing into real space, here you can almost feel the sliders sliding and new stereo tracks clicking open on the computer
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