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Letter To Self


Letter To Self

Debut album from the Dublin alt-rock, noise-punk quartet

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  1. 10.0 |   NME

    This memorable and arrestingly bleak debut LP feels like a loud announcement of a striking new band
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  2. 10.0 |   DIY

    Musical exorcism at its very best
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  3. 10.0 |   Dork

    It’s a record to which many listeners will be able to relate their own experiences to and find community in the catharsis it creates, as well as having a hell of a good time jumping to it in a mosh pit. A truly remarkable debut

  4. 9.0 |   God Is In The TV

    Have we had the best album of 2024 within five days of its beginning? Quite possibly. Note to self: go and see Sprints as soon as possible
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  5. 9.0 |   Clash

    Is it possible to have an album of the year contender on only the first week in? Of course it is
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  6. 9.0 |   PopMatters

    Sprints’ lyrics are sharp and direct and their musicianship provides tension and release across all 11 songs, which have a hooky rawness that is addictive
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  7. 8.7 |   Northern Transmissions

    Good for up and comers? Good full stop—great, even. SPRINTS have arrived and woe betide anyone who stands in their way
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  8. 8.0 |   Loud And Quiet

    An unaffected and exhilarating debut album
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  9. 8.0 |   The Line Of Best Fit

    Letter To Self feels like the kind of showpiece debut release that could put them over the edge. It’s a thumping statement that can challenge and charm in equal measure
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  10. 8.0 |   The Irish Times

    Five days into 2024 and already the cobwebs have been blown away
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  11. 8.0 |   Uncut

    Sprints' debut delivers on thrilling live shows, with singer, guitarist and songwriter Karla Chubb providing a visceral fury, not least on the furious "Adore Adore Adore", unheard since their label released Hole's Pretty On The Inside. Print edition only

  12. 8.0 |   Mojo

    From Ireland's proliferating alt-guitar pack, these intense runners could go the distance. Print edition only

  13. 8.0 |   Under The Radar

    It is a blisteringly fierce debut. Now with such a bulging bag of knock-out tunes, the energy and juice will be kicked up another notch into a true Irish fire-cracker of a live show
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  14. 7.8 |   Spectrum Culture

    With such a strong point of view, the debut album by Sprints is bound to get the respect of any naysayer who would initially dismiss them as just another post-punk band
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  15. 7.6 |   Sputnik Music (staff)

    It may be the beginning of something truly special
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  16. 7.4 |   Beats Per Minute

    Sprints join their cohorts in a perilous yet fertile exploration of existential dissonance, striving for and often achieving an urgency and vision strikingly their own
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  17. 7.1 |   Pitchfork

    On its debut album, the Dublin-based post-punk band channels rage into communal uplift.
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