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The Courtneys


Second album from the Vancouver lo-fi indie pop trio

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Flying Nun
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  1. 8.0 |   All Music

    They may not have broken the mold, but delivering a rock-solid album that plays well from front to back is no easy feat, and this second volume is a winner
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  2. 8.0 |   The Music

    An uplifting, feel-good wedge of dreamy lo-fi bubblegum garage-punk
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  3. 8.0 |   Exclaim

    Well-crafted and delightfully infectious, The Courtneys II is a sequel that surpasses their already-great original
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  4. 8.0 |   No Ripcord

    Applied with both spunk and sophistication, The Courtneys II is a laudable follow-up that deftly captures their growing musical rapport
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  5. 8.0 |   music OMH

    In a world that seems to be getting more confusing, complicated and bizarre, it’s a delight to have a band that provides simple, uplifting pop music
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  6. 8.0 |   Clash

    A record that raises as many smiles as it does questions, The Courtneys channel more wit, fun, humour, and intelligence into ‘The Courtneys II’ than most bands manage in their entire discography. Go seek it out
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  7. 8.0 |   Pitchfork

    Effortlessly catchy songs about heartache and longing
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  8. 7.0 |   Earbuddy

    The melodies are more muscular and defined than the washed-out sounds of their instruments
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  9. 7.0 |   Under The Radar

    The band rarely stray from their lane but the bottomless reserve of fuzz that II runs on ensures The Courtneys get to where they need to go
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  10. 6.0 |   State

    An extension of their previous release, giving us a whole new assortment of songs that sound like The Courtneys we all know and love
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  11. 5.0 |   PopMatters

    The Courtneys' sophomore release unfortunately lacks the fun that surrounded their debut
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