Tearing at the Seams

Nathaniel Rateliff And The Night Sweats

Tearing at the Seams

Second studio album with the Night Sweats from the Denver singer-songwriter

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  1. 8.5 |   The Line Of Best Fit

    Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats have distillated the ups and downs life throws at you into a vibrant collection of many-hued vignettes
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  2. 8.0 |   PopMatters

    Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats show off their hard work, their tightening as a band, and their high energy, irresistible performances
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  3. 8.0 |   Uncut

    Even more commanding. Print edition only

  4. 8.0 |   Mojo

    The Night Sweats' woozy, loose grooves are hypnotising. Print edition only

  5. 8.0 |   The Music

    It makes you feel a part of the experience - the hurt, the joy, even the creation of the music itself
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  6. 8.0 |   The Digital Fix

    A strong second effort from a band angling for authenticity and longevity
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  7. 7.5 |   Paste Magazine

    Fortunately, most of the album retains the spark of the band’s debut
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  8. 7.1 |   Earbuddy

    Without the band’s fiery performances, there wouldn’t be much to these songs. That’s because Rateliff’s writing typically deals with vague details
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  9. 7.0 |   music OMH

    When they get it right it, Tearing At The Seams is brilliantly authentic – there’s nothing nostalgic or gimmicky about it – this stuff is timeless
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  10. 7.0 |   All Music

    The impressive thing about Tearing at the Seams is how he and his band seem to be synthesizing their clear influences into their own voice
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  11. 6.0 |   Rolling Stone

    Even when he overshoots, Rateliff's restless throwback sound feels like it's moving toward real revelations
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  12. 6.0 |   The Observer

    As with that debut album with the Night Sweats, you get the sense that this material only really comes alive on stage
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