Album Review Joyce Manor - Million Dollars To Kill Me3 Stars
In trying to expand their palate, their identity might just be starting to slip.
Joyce Manor’s music used to be defined at large by its length (or lack of). Their insatiable debut clocked in at 18 minutes. Its follow-up lasted only 13. It was last album ‘Cody’ that saw them reaching for more expansive territories, with mixed results. New record ‘Million Dollars To Kill Me’ clocks in at 23 minutes, but sees the band continue the path away from relentless, scrappy 90-second punk songs and into something crunchier, more anthemic and ‘90s-indebted. Barry Johnson’s vocals remain huge, and riffs are still catchy, but in trying to expand their palate, their identity might just be starting to slip.
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The collection is released physically in September.
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