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Chvrches' Every Open Eye is strong, sharp, and self-reliant

There's a point in almost every album where the quality of each new song starts to fade. If you spend enough time listening to music, you start unconsciously steeling yourself for this moment: you ve blown through all of the album's singles, you ve moved past its notable guest stars, you ve enjoyed a string of thrills for almost half an hour. All good things come to an end, and you lower your expectations accordingly.

When it doesn't when an album smashes through the bar you ve lowered to accommodate it something exciting happens: you find yourself on unfamiliar ground. How do you react when an album just keeps rising? What's the right response when an artist manages to stay clear, sharp, and focused until their very last note?...

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