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The Worm's Heart

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The Worm's Heart

The James Mercer led indie rock sextet release a "flipped" version of their 2017 album Heartworms, with loud songs played quietly and vice versa

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  1. 7.0 |   Loud And Quiet

    This is what it should have sounded like first time around
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  2. 6.6 |   Pitchfork

    A pleasant oddity in the Shins’ catalogue—neither a dazzling reinvention of the original release nor a hastily-assembled insult to the band’s creative work
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  3. 6.0 |   The Guardian

    Between these two reasonable albums, there’s one really rather good one fighting to get out
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  4. 5.0 |   Drowned In Sound

    Would have been much better served if Mercer had streamlined all his ideas down in the first place instead of treating these songs as malleable, never-finished opuses
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  5. 5.0 |   Under The Radar

    A curiously pointless release and coming so soon after the first version does it no favors at all
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  6. 4.0 |   music OMH

    Oh, inverted world, you’re not as much as fun or as interesting as we hoped
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