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Working Men’s Club

Working Men’s Club

Working Men’s Club

Debut full-length album from the West Yorkshire band led by Sydney Minsky-Sargeant produced by Ross Orton (Arctic Monkeys, M.I.A., The Fall)

ADM rating[?]

8.1

Label
Heavenly Recordings
UK Release date
02/10/2020
US Release date
02/10/2020
  1. 10.0 |   NME

    A world away from their early work, the Todmorden group find chaos in the every day on their superb debut
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  2. 10.0 |   God Is In The TV

    A very special record, inspired by a fairly specific past but managing to sound fresh, contemporary and original, due in no small part to the precocious talent and charisma of singer Syd Minsky-Sergeant, a true star in the making
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  3. 9.0 |   Uncut

    Producer Ross Orton helps sharpen their attack, and the quartet are at their very best on "White Rooms And People's" fierce synth-funk, the Suicide-like "Tomorrow" and the thudding grooves of Valleys." Print edition only

  4. 9.0 |   Gigwise

    A vital escape into the unusual
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  5. 8.0 |   The Guardian

    The West Yorkshire band take the stark electronics of the post-punk scene and warm them with Detroit techno and Italian house – while addressing Andrew Neil with mischievous one-liners
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  6. 8.0 |   Mojo

    A compelling, grimy darkness ripples throughout. Print edition only

  7. 8.0 |   Clash

    This rhythmically expansive body of work could pass as a mixtape, traversing through a medley of sounds, eras and genres. The one thing consistent throughout are the standout vocals of Minsky-Sergeant
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  8. 7.0 |   Loud And Quiet

    Working Men’s Club is nothing we haven’t heard before, but the sheer force of Minsky-Sargeant’s conviction makes it difficult to resist
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  9. 6.0 |   All Music

    It's clear that Working Men's Club are talented and there are a couple songs here that work as singles, but in the future they need to discover their own sound and let go of their tight grip on the past, both distant and recent
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