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Silver Dollar Moment

The Orielles

Silver Dollar Moment

Debut album of DIY indie rock from sisters Sidonie B and Esmé Dee Hand Halford and Henry Carlyle Wade, a trio from Halifax, England

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  1. 9.3 |   Gig Soup

    The energy and exuberance of ‘Silver Dollar Moment’, and its fearless experimentation with post-punk and dance genres, make it one of the best debuts of recent years
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  2. 8.5 |   The Quietus

    Silver Dollar Moment is replete with hooks but it’s also filled with substance
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  3. 8.0 |   The Guardian

    A masterclass in how to produce guitar music that feels anything but futile: by making it specific, strange and superior to much of what’s come before
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  4. 8.0 |   God Is In The TV

    Silver Dollar Moment is certainly a confident album, expanding the band’s palette from the surfy wooze of their earlier EPs
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  5. 8.0 |   Clash

    A truly intelligent indie-pop album
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  6. 7.5 |   The Line Of Best Fit

    The Orielles’ story begins here and, if the rest of the book is anything like Silver Dollar Moment, it’ll absolutely be one worth keeping an eye on
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  7. 7.5 |   The 405

    Silver Dollar Moment could be the beginning of a very beautiful story
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  8. 7.0 |   Loud And Quiet

    It’s their disarming charm and canny ability to hit on an earworm melody that right now make them a cut above their contemporaries
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  9. 6.0 |   Drowned In Sound

    A debut with bags of promise
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  10. 6.0 |   The Arts Desk

    The Orielles suggest that time is capable of standing still
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  11. 6.0 |   DIY

    It lacks the punctuation marks needed to really hit hard
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