A Way Forward

Nation Of Language

A Way Forward

Second album from the Brooklyn indie pop trio

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  1. 10.0 |   NME

    The Brooklyn trio have built on their beautiful debut by drawing on the genre's early pioneers to make an instant synth-pop classic
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  2. 8.2 |   Paste Magazine

    With their sophomore album, Nation of Language solidify themselves as mainstays of ’20s synth-pop music
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  3. 8.0 |   The FT

    The synth-pop band combine mannered singing, retro-styling and high seriousness to highly impressive effect
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  4. 8.0 |   God Is In The TV

    It’s an album that demands you listen, and listen well
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  5. 8.0 |   Gigwise

    Pairing blissful synth-pop with gauzy new wave, Nation of Language have done it again
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  6. 7.7 |   Northern Transmissions

    Nation of Language succeed, once again, at offering a new wave record that thrills in its emotional depth and its sonic questing
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  7. 7.0 |   Pitchfork

    The second album from the Brooklyn synth-pop revivalists explores a broader emotional palette while hitting familiar pleasure points
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  8. 6.0 |   Mojo

    This swift sequel to last year’s Introduction, Presence finds the Brooklyn band's Ian Devaney's tremulous tones and Michael Sue-Poi's melodic bass lines cutting deep on heartbroken ballads Wounds Of Love and Former Self. Print edition only

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