A City By The Light Divided

Album Review of A City By The Light Divided by Thursday.

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A City By The Light Divided

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A City By The Light Divided by Thursday

Release Date: May 2, 2006
Record label: Island
Genre(s): Rock, Alternative, Emo

80 Music Critic Score
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A City By The Light Divided - Very Good, Based on 1 Critics

AllMusic - 80
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80

It's becoming rather apparent that Thursday have just about outgrown the new-school post-hardcore scene that they were partially responsible for helping to birth in the early 2000s. They've always been a step smarter than the hundreds of bands that appeared in Full Collapse's wake, learning over time to rely much less on the scream/sing dynamic of early releases, realizing that subtle time shifts or powerfully layered buildups can trigger just as strong an emotional release as being simply brash and loud. And considering they were teetering on a breakup before this album was yet a notion, fans should feel even luckier at the arrival of their expansive fourth full-length, A City by the Light Divided.

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