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Interview Music

Idlewild

Interview Music

Eighth studio album from Scottish indie rock veterans recorded in LA and Scotland and produced by Dave Eringa (Manic Street Preachers, The Proclaimers, Roger Daltry)

ADM rating[?]

6.8

Label
Empty Words
UK Release date
05/04/2019
US Release date
05/04/2019
  1. 8.0 |   PopMatters

    With Interview Music, Idlewild have made another beautifully crafted, memorable rock record while at the same time giving their sound space to evolve
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  2. 8.0 |   NME

    The indie heroes sound reinvigorated on their best album in 17 years, a psychedelic-hued odyssey that combines poetry with a smattering of tub-thumping choruses
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  3. 8.0 |   The Skinny

    Idlewild continue to transcend their indie-punk roots on a new album that will appeal to staunch fans and new listeners alike
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  4. 8.0 |   XS Noize

    They have not mellowed, they have evolved and demonstrated that they can both galvanise and captivate with pianos and organs just as much as they can with the guitar

  5. 8.0 |   Clash

    Bold, immersive, and not easy to pin down, ‘Interview Music’ affords Idlewild the space to find renewal in new ideas, a record driven by conviction, collaboration and the urge towards communication
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  6. 5.0 |   Uncut

    Idlewild throw together plenty of ideas - without much cohesion. Print edition only

  7. 4.0 |   Sputnik Music (staff)

    Whereas before his depictions were flavorful and bolstered by solid REM-like rock songs from his surrounding team, here highlight pickings for intelligent insights are slim, and Idlewild as a whole sound lost and in the process of aging horribly
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