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Bought To Rot

Laura Jane Grace And The Devouring Mothers

Bought To Rot

Side project from the Against Me! singer/guitarist featuring Atom Willard and Marc Hudson

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  1. 9.0 |   Punk News

    Bought to Rot is an exploration and an experiment, but a highly successful one that manages to come together as a coherent whole to really deliver something special
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  2. 8.0 |   The Guardian

    She is self-effacing, emotionally incisive and capable of inciting teenage fervour in cynical souls. There are few like her
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  3. 8.0 |   All Music

    A record that's simultaneously immediate and enduring: the first listen demands attention, but it's the left turns, in both the lyrics and melodies, that make Bought to Rot so satisfying
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  4. 8.0 |   DIY

    There’s an unmistakable Americana twist across much of the record
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  5. 8.0 |   Exclaim

    Presenting herself bare, she exposes unfiltered honesty through the kind plain-spokenness that's, nowadays, avoided by contemporaries of her stature. If you've got something to say, then just say it
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  6. 8.0 |   The Line Of Best Fit

    Among a myriad of sub-genres, there’s bouncey post-punk, heartland rock, rockabilly, and a few kinds of indie rock experimentalism sprinkled in
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  7. 8.0 |   Q

    Bought To Rot is something of a palette cleanser: both wider in scope and lighter in tone. Print edition only

  8. 7.5 |   Paste Magazine

    Grace doesn’t graduate from punk on Bought To Rot—she expands and elevates it with explicit revelations, fervent melodies, head-banging chord progressions and unruffled tenacity
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  9. 7.4 |   Gig Soup

    Laura Jane Grace goes solo once again and shows just what she has to offer away from Against Me!
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  10. 6.0 |   PopMatters

    Bought to Rot moves Laura Jane Grace away from the overt politicality and social consciousness evident on previous releases to focus on the personal and autobiographical
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  11. 6.0 |   Spectrum Culture

    Another outlet for Grace to free her mind
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  12. 6.0 |   NME

    While ‘Bought to Rot’ might not possess the focused tenacity of Against Me!’s latest record, ‘Shape Shift With Me’, it’s a varied, meandering album that roams freely across multiple genres
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  13. 5.6 |   Pitchfork

    The debut album from the Against Me! singer’s new side project doubles as a deserved break from her very public role as a trans ambassador, but the songwriting too often feels like rock-band karaoke
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  14. 5.0 |   Under The Radar

    The album traffics too heavily in platitudes and generic alt-rock formulas
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