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You Belong There

Daniel Rossen

You Belong There

First full-length solo release from the Grizzly Bear singer and guitarist

ADM rating[?]

8.0

Label
Warp
UK Release date
08/04/2022
US Release date
08/04/2022
  1. 10.0 |   musicOMH

    Grizzly Bear man’s debut solo album delivers architecturally grand music, both opulent and labyrinthine, registering as a genuinely transporting, multi-dimensional song cycle
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  2. 9.0 |   Uncut

    An album rich in moments of beauty and wisdom, even as it confesses that there are no easy answers. Print edition only

  3. 9.0 |   Loud And Quiet

    Riveting, fascinating, and compelling, You Belong There lingers in the listener’s ears and mind for a long time, asking to be played again at full volume, filling the space and the room, to wholly embrace the audience, making them believe that they belong there, too
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  4. 9.0 |   Spectrum Culture

    Nothing here sounds like what Grizzly Bear used to do
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  5. 8.0 |   PopMatters

    Daniel Rossen, songwriter, vocalist, and guitarist from Grizzly Bear and Department of Eagles, releases his sublime debut solo album You Belong There
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  6. 8.0 |   Mojo

    As ornate as 2009's Veckatimest, with Rossen now playing almost all the buccaneering acoustic guitars, cascading piano lines, cellos and woodwinds himself. Print edition only

  7. 8.0 |   All Music

    With this album, he's challenged himself to make something so personal and ambitious that it finds an audience precisely because it's so extraordinary. It's a challenge that anyone who's been a fan of his music in any incarnation should accept
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  8. 8.0 |   Under The Radar

    Rather than a move away from the indelible contributions he made to Grizzly Bear as a central songwriter, here he pulls apart his innate tendencies and impulses, finding yet further beauty in the perpetual change of his lived-in environment
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  9. 7.5 |   Pitchfork

    With intricate guitar playing, vulnerable songwriting, and a surprising turn toward free-jazz exploration, the Grizzly Bear multi-instrumentalist reintroduces himself on his full-length solo debut
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  10. 7.4 |   Beats Per Minute

    The perfect bookend to Grizzly Bear if they are in fact done. Perhaps the next album will start from a fresher, freer point
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  11. 7.0 |   Clash

    Though masterfully self-affirming as a whole body of work, the bookending ‘Repeat The Pattern’ could arguably be 'You Belong There’s defining moment
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  12. 7.0 |   DIY

    Definitely an acquired taste for those who Grizzly Bear’s less immediate side already ticks multiple boxes, but for those it’s surely a win
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