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Pageant

PWR BTTM

Pageant

Second album from the pop-punk New York duo Liv Bruce and Ben Hopkins

ADM rating[?]

8.1

Label
Big Scary Monsters
UK Release date
12/05/2017
US Release date
12/05/2017
  1. 9.1 |   A.V. Club

    PWR BTTM lobs a sonic glitter bomb on the life-affirming Pageant
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  2. 9.0 |   The Line Of Best Fit

    What makes Pageant a great record, and a convincing document of queer life, is the balance between earnestness and droll humour, a push and pull that can be traced back through the work of Rufus Wainwright, Pet Shop Boys and The Smiths, right back to Susan Sontag's definition of camp as an expression of this duality in 1964
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  3. 8.6 |   Paste Magazine

    These are songs to quell social anxiety, to challenge the patriarchy, to celebrate you, to celebrate ourselves
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  4. 8.3 |   Consequence Of Sound

    Pure pop punk that's beautifully specific to the queer experience
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  5. 8.0 |   The Skinny

    All the album’s tracks remain under three minutes in true PWR BTTM style, sticking to their punk-rock roots, but there’s more of a sense of self-reflection on Pageant
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  6. 8.0 |   Rolling Stone

    The corker is "Big Beautiful Day," an anthem for oppressed queer kids that bursts with rage and empathy
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  7. 8.0 |   PopMatters

    PWR BTTM's Pageant is an excellent, varied collection of indie rock songs that explicate queerness in our current moment
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  8. 8.0 |   Q

    Its humongous piledriving choruses, variously recalling Placebo, Wheatus and even Rush, are match by its gloriously knowing wit. Print edition only

  9. 8.0 |   NME

    Forthright, queer punk duo’s second album is a fun-filled discovery of self-belief
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  10. 8.0 |   The Guardian

    Explosive, emotional glam rock
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