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Chalice Hymnal

Grails

Chalice Hymnal

First album in 6 years from the Portland post-rock group

ADM rating[?]

7.2

Label
Temporary Residence
UK Release date
17/02/2017
US Release date
17/02/2017
  1. 8.0 |   All Music

    Not only is Chalice Hymnal well worth the wait, it makes it even harder to choose which album is the pinnacle of Grails' ever-fascinating discography
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  2. 8.0 |   PopMatters

    Progressive without being prog rock, instrumental without ever leaving room to wonder where the words are, Chalice Hymnal travels extensively across its eleven songs, yet it also becomes a contained cycle
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  3. 8.0 |   music OMH

    Grails have been many things over the last 15 years, but with Chalice Hymnal, they seem to have found an identity that fits them perfectly
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  4. 8.0 |   Mojo

    Their most satisfyingly sensual work to date. Print edition only

  5. 7.7 |   Pitchfork

    The Portland post-rock trio have subtly expanded their approach, building moods of somber reflection, energized optimism, and cathartic release
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  6. 6.0 |   Drowned In Sound

    Given the five years, the band have been working on their latest, it is surprising to find a record that feels more performed than written, with varying degrees of success
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