10 Songs, 1 Hour 6 Minutes

EDITORS’ NOTES

After his breakthrough Lost in The Dream, Adam Granduciel takes things a step further. Marrying the weathered hope of Dylan, Springsteen, and Petty with a studio rat’s sense of detail, A Deeper Understanding feels like an album designed to get lost in, where lush textures meet plainspoken questions about life, loss, and hope, and where songs stretch out as though they're chasing answers. For as much as Granduciel says in words, it’s his music that speaks loudest, from the synth-strobing heartland rock of “Holding On” and “Nothing to Find” to ballads like “Clean Living” and “Knocked Down,” whose spaces are as expansive as any sound.

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EDITORS’ NOTES

After his breakthrough Lost in The Dream, Adam Granduciel takes things a step further. Marrying the weathered hope of Dylan, Springsteen, and Petty with a studio rat’s sense of detail, A Deeper Understanding feels like an album designed to get lost in, where lush textures meet plainspoken questions about life, loss, and hope, and where songs stretch out as though they're chasing answers. For as much as Granduciel says in words, it’s his music that speaks loudest, from the synth-strobing heartland rock of “Holding On” and “Nothing to Find” to ballads like “Clean Living” and “Knocked Down,” whose spaces are as expansive as any sound.

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Ratings and Reviews

4.7 out of 5
197 Ratings

197 Ratings

PowerslaveChris ,

Oh my god

I love this so much.. Strangest Thing just became song of the year for me. I love this

Tutoring_Ace ,

Hooray finally

New war on drugs! Great band, sounds good so far.

Elpicasso ,

Refreshing

Sure Adam's distinctive voice took awhile to sink in, but wow is this guy (this band!) talented. How many albums grab you from start to finish? This band has given us two Record of the Year-worthy albums in a row! Spread the word, this band is about to blow up like a bad amplifier. And that's a good thing.

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