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  • Summary: The second full-length release for the Australian indie pop trio was produced with Architecture In Helsinki's James Cecil and Cameron Bird.
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  1. Sep 14, 2018
    84
    They still manage to hit that sweet spot where they seem uncertain about everything, except the music they’re making--smart, charmingly relatable, and definitely evolving.
  2. Uncut
    Sep 12, 2018
    80
    Their garage-rock stylings have flourished. [Oct 2018, p.29]
  3. Mojo
    Sep 12, 2018
    80
    The Goon Sax have created a glorious pop album that perfectly captures those awkward confusions on the road to adulthood. [Oct 2018, p.90]
  4. Q Magazine
    Sep 25, 2018
    80
    Their second LP contains songs of remarkable quality. [Nov 2018, p.106]
  5. 80
    Packed with a convincing fusion of craftmanship, camaraderie and charm, We’re Not Talking certainly never comes close to a sophomore slump.
  6. Sep 17, 2018
    75
    These are the hard-earned lessons of a band still tossed by youth, still fine-tuning both their chops and their compassion.
  7. Sep 12, 2018
    70
    The Goon Sax are able to balance melancholy with the excitement of shedding adolescence through the perfect conduit: pop songs.

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