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Try Not To Freak Out

Sløtface

Try Not To Freak Out

Debut album from the pop-punk quartet based in Stavanger, Norway

ADM rating[?]

7.4

Label
Propeller Recordings
UK Release date
15/09/2017
US Release date
15/09/2017
  1. 10.0 |   DIY

    An absolute ripper of a first record
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  2. 8.1 |   Gig Soup

    There are no debut album nerves from this assertive bunch and Shea’s forceful vocals together with Lasse Lokøy’s punchy bass lines are memorable features of just about every track
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  3. 8.0 |   Clash

    Littered liberally with references to feminism and gender equality, but is also hinged on twenty-something anxieties experienced universally
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  4. 8.0 |   The Music

    The album is fun and full of energy and meaning
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  5. 8.0 |   The Skinny

    Sløtface’s songs reach out to a disenfranchised youth, much like the pop-punk bands that dominated the airwaves in the late 90s and early 00s did
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  6. 8.0 |   NME

    Full of bangers that'll feel relevant for years to come
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  7. 8.0 |   God Is In The TV

    That Sløtface exist should be enough for us all, we need energetic shouty young people to form bands, create catchy riffs and remind us all that we were all young once
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  8. 8.0 |   The 405

    NEW Sløtface’s super charged punk pop will leave your head spinning, but once you’ve stopped freaking out, you’ll be hitting repeat on this joyful, spiky little beast over and over
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  9. 7.5 |   A.V. Club

    The ramshackle spirit keeps the sweetness from tipping over into cloying, while Shea’s rebel yell and rough-edged chord progressions cut it with a fiery kick
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  10. 7.4 |   Paste Magazine

    Filled with as many finger-wagging, tell-it-like-it-is moments you could expect from a band who has publicly endorsed Noel Gallagher’s press antics
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  11. 7.0 |   Under The Radar

    A classic pop-punk sound with explosively direct lyrics
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  12. 6.0 |   The Independent

    Sløtface are a pleasing antidote to the cluster of guitar bands being peddled in the UK, drawing more on the grunge of Wolf Alice or the Riot Grrrl attitude of Sleater Kinney
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  13. 6.0 |   The Observer

    Polemics and partying
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  14. 5.0 |   The Line Of Best Fit

    After a few listens, you'll be left wondering whether it's something we actually really need
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