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Dilly Dally


Second full-length album from the Toronto-based alt-rock four-piece produced Rob Schnapf (Joyce Manor, Ducktails, Tokyo Police Club)

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  1. 8.0 |   NME

    Continuing the trend of positive punk, Toronto’s Dilly Dally blend crushing grunge with tales of redemption
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  2. 8.0 |   The 405

    The full-blooded energy and youthful, lascivious abandon of the band’s 2015 debut, Sore, is present only in trace elements, replaced by a palpably depressive, inescapably doom-laden mood, punctuated only briefly by bursts of light
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  3. 8.0 |   DIY

    All their promise is amped up and taken to the red line
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  4. 8.0 |   Q

    The Toronto group's grunge underworld is floodlit by stadium-sized drums and vast, airborne melodies. Print edition only

  5. 8.0 |   Exclaim

    In darkness, Dilly Dally found their way back to one another and created light. Heaven is the sound of coming into your own
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  6. 8.0 |   Spectrum Culture

    Heaven may not sound especially revolutionary, but it quickly works its way into your mind to become an unforgettable experience
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  7. 8.0 |   Gig Soup

    This work is coherent in its clashes of musical narration, chord-induced screaming, lightening of sound and sung caresses
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  8. 8.0 |   Drowned In Sound

    If anything, Heaven is even better than their debut: what a relief that Dilly Dally managed to put any remaining tensions to bed before making this exceptional album
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  9. 7.8 |   Pitchfork

    Dilly Dally’s thrilling second album foregrounds frontwoman Kate Monks’ singular voice as she riffs on themes of power, sex, confidence, and self-care
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  10. 7.0 |   Loud And Quiet

    Dilly Dally have survived the turbulent early years of being in a band, and despite of some of the difficulties ‘Heaven’ is an album that looks up instead of down
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  11. 7.0 |   Clash

    'Heaven' leans into the cliché. It prompts us to think seriously about what it means for music to rescue us, sincerely, from the depths
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