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The Shadow I Remember

Cloud Nothings

The Shadow I Remember

Eighth studio album from the Cleveland, Ohio indie punk four-piece produced by Steve Albini

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  1. 9.0 |   All Music

    By revisiting their past, Cloud Nothings find something new in it, as well as something timeless, and The Shadow I Remember is a full-throated, full-hearted triumph
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  2. 9.0 |   Sputnik Music (staff)

    The band's latest intersperses melody with mania, and it's a moment of exceptional energy and creativity which should rank near the top of their career achievements to-date
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  3. 9.0 |   PopMatters

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  4. 8.3 |   Consequence Of Sound

    Dylan Baldi's garage outfit return with a record that’s heartening, human, and sonically explosive
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  5. 8.0 |   Northern Transmissions

    After eleven years, countless tours and six records, Cloud Nothings have capped off their first decade by releasing their best album yet
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  6. 8.0 |   Exclaim

    Perfectly encapsulates everything the band do so well, and hints at what might be to come
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  7. 8.0 |   DIY

    Raw and uncompromising, yet always harbouring a degree of melody
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  8. 7.3 |   Paste Magazine

    The standout is the penultimate track, “A Longer Moon,” precisely because it finds the band stretching out a bit
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  9. 7.2 |   Pitchfork

    As the Cleveland band returns to Electrical Audio at full force, they retain their penchant for rueful concision and world-weary chronicles of pandemic existence
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  10. 6.2 |   Beats Per Minute

    It’s loud for the sake of being loud, as if Baldi feels like he needs to appease the crowd who dismissed his riskier moves on Life Without Sound by making another Attack on Memory, rather than keep pushing forward
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  11. 6.0 |   NME

    For better and worse, the Ohio quartet's eighth album speaks to their 10 years in the game, a lack of inventiveness offset by their relentless drive
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  12. 5.0 |   Uncut

    The constant frenzied back and forth between power-pop hooks and furious noise, while fun, begins to feel a little repetitive. Print edition only

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