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Young Jesus - Young Jesus (Sep 12, 2017) Album

Discussion in 'Music Forum' started by nfdv2, Sep 10, 2017.

  1. nfdv2

    Trusted Prestigious

    i'm lazy, someone else grab the links and photos

    very excited for this. they put on what may be the best set i've ever seen last month and i'm hoping some of that controlled chaos stuff shows up in their new recordings
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  2. cwhit

    still emperor emo Prestigious

    i'm excited!!!!
  3. Joel

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    This record is a monster. Was not expecting these last two songs at all, incredible.
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  4. nfdv2

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    can't wait to get home
  5. This is incredible
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  6. Contender

    Goodness is Nowhere Supporter

    For some reason I was confusing this band with Big Jesus. No one why I couldn't find this on Apple Music.
  7. LightWithoutHeat

    Doomed to Live

    The chord progression in the first song reminds me of the ending of another song and I can't think of it and it's driving me crazy. I know it's a bit more up tempo and ends with what I think is a cello.

    Anyways this album is great.
  8. "Feeling" is right god damn
  9. CarpetElf

    i cant close my ass Prestigious

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  10. cwhit

    still emperor emo Prestigious

  11. CarpetElf

    i cant close my ass Prestigious

    I'm sorrrrryyy haha
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  12. OhTheWater

    Let it run Supporter

    This is really great.

    Sorry to say it, but River really reminds me of Dads
  13. TheBaroness

    a burst and I'm awake now Supporter

    Geez this is one hell of an album
  14. nohandstoholdonto

    problem addict Prestigious

    I really liked this on first listen, really wanna give it my full attention next time though.
  15. matthaber

    beautiful and chequered, the end

    Feeling has slayed me. see you in the afterlife. RIP.
  16. Leftandleaving

    I will be okay. everything Supporter

    guess ill have to check with out, with everyone in this thread
  17. OotyPa

    fall away

    On my first listen and wow, Storm really takes it to another level of weird for this band. Excited to listen again while reading the lyrics
  18. cwhit

    still emperor emo Prestigious

    Pope tour dates with YJ

    Tour dates:
    (all dates w/ Young Jesus)

    10/1 Athens, GA – TBA
    10/2 Raleigh, NC – Slim’s
    10/3 Washington, DC – 453 Florida
    10/4 Baltimore, MD – Haebler Chapel
    10/5 NYC – The Gate Way
    10/6 Middletown, CT – Wesleyan University
    10/7 Philadelphia, PA – TBA
    10/8 Boston, MA – The Middle East
    10/9 New Brunswick, NJ – House show
    10/10 Colombus, OH – Middle Earth
    10/11 Kalamazoo, MI – TBA
    10/12 Chicago, IL – Quenchers
    10/15 Yorkville, IL – The Law Office
    10/16 Davenport, IA – Raccoon Motel
    10/17 St, Louis, MI – Dugan
    10/18 Nashville, TN – Drkmttr Collective
    10/20 Austin, TX – TBA
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  19. nfdv2

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    Middletown is "only" 60 miles from here but the Boston date is during fall break....hmm
  20. nfdv2

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    holy shit this is so good - I listened to the first five songs on a bus ride across some fields and bodies of water and it felt pretty perfect, given how they play with repetition and progress in sort of the same way that natural landscapes do as you travel through them. then i came home and listened to Feeling (aka that song they've been playing live forever) and Storm and they're my two favorite songs by this band now

    a lot of the songs pull you into this space where you're aware of/not struggling against the flow of time which is pretty cool. i also love how the record subverts the whole subdued start -> build up -> climax -> reprise of softness structure that's often characteristic of stuff that tries to be dynamic. the stuff is all still in the same order, but the emotionality works differently - things you were expecting to produce tension result in disorderliness instead, and the sharp transitions feel organic and self-contained rather than designed to reverse-engineer a particular experience - it's really interesting
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  21. EmmanuelSCastle


    oh fuck, missed the tour dates posted. glad there's an Athens show!! haven't been down there in a minute. or wherever it's located relative to my current location

    i still have only listened to this once because i want my second time to have the lyrics in front of me or be driving and i haven't had the time for either :/
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  22. EmmanuelSCastle


    Storm is my clear favorite on this atm, this definitely seems like the kind of record I have to sit with though. Not something I see myself casually throwing on til I'm super familiar with it
  23. cwhit

    still emperor emo Prestigious

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  24. matthaber

    beautiful and chequered, the end

    place your bets on what label they got signed to.

    im putting 5$ down on run for cover