the los angeles indie folk band invite you to stare into the abyss with them on their third full-length – a void that nevertheless contains their most expressive and upbeat music yet.
however, it is nestled between plenty of angst, as well as moments of meditative tranquillity, whether in lyrics of existential horrer or carefully plucked harp refrains. so that when the catharsis hits, like on the almost-anthemic “Never Ever” – it hits all the harder. impressive. riyl dawes, mumford and sons, blind pilot, and horse feathers. “have well and truly stepped up to the next level on their third outing… Lord Huron have managed to evolve forward incorporating electric elements in a major way without forfeiting any kind of integrity” 8/10 – line of best fit