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Camp Cope

How To Socialise & Make Friends

Second album from the Melbourne alt.rock trio

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  1. 8.6 |   Earbuddy

    It's time to make friends with Camp Cope if you haven't done so already
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  2. 8.5 |   The 405

    Camp Cope show a fierce and fearless rawness on their impressive second album
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  3. 8.0 |   No Ripcord

    Musically this is a record in the same vein as Modern Baseball or Hop Along - when everything falls into place there are moments when Camp Cope show that they are on their way to surpassing their peers
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  4. 8.0 |   Under The Radar

    Filled with crippling self-realizations and epiphanies regarding grief and self-renewal, it is truly a special record, heavy and rewarding, like an extremely necessary midnight cry
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  5. 8.0 |   DIY

    If Camp Cope’s debut introduced the garage rockers as serious ones to watch, this cements them as essential
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  6. 8.0 |   The Music

    McDonald, bassist Kelly-Dawn Hellmrich and drummer Sarah Thompson are undoubtedly great musicians and songwriters, and How To Socialise & Make Friends is a definite reflection of that
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  7. 8.0 |   The Independent

    Camp Cope’s new record is as personal as it is political, with the trio refusing to be quiet, back down or be complacent
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  8. 8.0 |   The Guardian

    Melbourne three-piece’s songs have an unrestrained gusto that will empower more women to tell their own stories
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  9. 8.0 |   Spectrum Culture

    As the #MeToo movement moves on, Camp Cope can’t help but feel anthemic
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  10. 7.8 |   Pitchfork

    The second album from the Austrailian trio hums with rage and retribution, executed with biting specificity and vast emotional range by singer Georgia Maq
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  11. 7.5 |   A.V. Club

    McDonald’s strong vocal range makes stirring manifestos of even the more ambiguous lyrical journeys
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  12. 7.0 |   Tiny Mix Tapes

    They’re outwardly timid and quietly pensive much of the time, but when provoked, the band pull no punches as they expound on the gender inequality and double standards to which they’re subject on a regular basis
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  13. 7.0 |   Exclaim

    Far from the stand-offish listen its sarcastic title suggests, expect the album to win Camp Cope plenty of new friends and admirers alike
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  14. 7.0 |   Punk News

    Socialise furthers the conversation and is a dynamite introduction to the sharply perceptive music of Kelly-Dawn Hellmrich, Georgia McDonald, and Sarah Thompson
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