Teens Of Denial (studio album) by Car Seat Headrest

Teens Of Denial
Teens Of Denial by Car Seat Headrest
Year: 2016
Release date: 2016-05-20
Overall rank: 214th   Overall chart historyOverall chart history
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83/100 (from 736 votes)
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From 01/06/2021 11:59
That opening track's chorus gave me Alkaline Trio vibes. Throwback and a half. Good stuff on here. Lyrics are a bit angsty as usual but I dig the sound. One of the better albums of the 2010s.
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From 05/04/2020 09:05
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From 02/04/2020 22:46
Teens Of Denial is passionate album about not knowing what the hell to do in your college years. Will Toledo comes off as a clever song writer with his digs at his self and the situations around him. The songs can switch into different styles and really sell the feelings. There album has some flaws like tracks that go on too long and Toledo's limited vocal range. The main problem however is a lot of this album sounds like a collage of other artists. One minute you are listening to pixies then its pavement but never really Car Seat headrest. I do like this album but I feel like it needs to grown into it's own.
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From 09/19/2019 23:19

Drunk Drivers/Killer Whales
Fill In The Blank
The Ballad Of The Costa Concordia
(Joe Gets Kicked Out Of School For Using) Drugs With Friends (But Says This Isn't A Problem)
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From 07/07/2019 10:03
Recently re-listened to this album and it reminded me what a land mark release it is

The tracks "Vincent" and "The Ballad of Costa ..." aren't purely 2 of the best tracks in 2016 , they rank as 2 of the best tracks in the 2010's

Simply epic
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From 05/07/2019 02:50
Teens of Denial is the album that semented CSH as one of the most those promising bands we all love to search in every corner of the internet.
I remember first listening to this last year and I had my brains blown out, I didn't think stuff like this could exist nowadays, 10+ minutes rock tracks? Where we are? The seventies?
Jokes aside, CSH brought back that sentiment that has been with rock music since it's birth, and that's a worthy achievement, and I do love them, despite the Strokes feel they carry.
Teens of Denial has some great tracks, that really stunned me, like Drunk Drivers and Drugs with friends, but overall is not that cohesive of an album, and is no way near as good as per say a "Blonde" or a "A Moon Shaped Pool", It has too many slip ups, It is a bit dragged out and the tracks that aren't so great, they, well, aren't so great.
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From 04/03/2019 23:11
got the recalled version on vinyl but couldn't bring myself to open the precious. so I bought another one so that I could have my sealed recalled copy and listen to it too. but I can't bring myself to open this one either.... ??????

....my preciouses....
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From 04/01/2019 22:57
much angst
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From 01/04/2019 16:30
I was a little hasty with my previous review. Not only is there not a single bad song on here but it's one of the most honest albums I've ever heard. Will does nothing but speak the truth throughout. Every song rocks. I'm not sure who is playing the guitar but I don't know how they pack so much emotion into it, it's amazing. In a year filled with incredible albums, this is still one of the best.
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From 01/04/2019 13:31
A near perfect album that might be one of the most vivid and descriptive depiction of the lifestyle that a lot of young adults have. Not only are the instrumentals captivating and unpredictable, the vocals also stand out as unique and are a perfect tool for the brilliant stories on here. The concepts on here are so rich and layered, the album is an unforgettable experience when listened to all the way through. The hooks on here are all some of the best of the genre, and the album has a consistent charisma and personality to it that never goes away. The only track that I have an issue with is Unforgiving Girl. But every other song is perfect. Why was that track on here? I have no idea. The instrumental is great but the song as a whole doesn't fulfill what I expect from a Car Seat Headrest song lyrically, especially on this album. But yeah, don't miss out on this album. Every song hits hard, and I can pretty much compliment every aspect of this album and each of it's tracks. The instrumentation, lyrics, stories, production, song structure, and vocals. It's all there.
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