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Sometimes, Forever

Soccer Mommy

Sometimes, Forever

Release Date: June 24, 2022
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Sophie Allison’s impressive follow-up to Color Theory sets emotional gridlock, the supernatural and apocalyptic despair to sweet melody and cold gusts of noise

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Soccer Mommy – ‘Sometimes, Forever’ review: nuanced and purposeful songwriting

On this third album, Sophie Allison combines intensely confessional lyrics with her pop-minded melodies to break free from the tags ascribed to her

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Although there’s something to be said for lyrics as plainspoken as “I wanna be that cool” and “I don’t wanna be your fucking dog,” Soccer Mommy songs nowadays rarely boil down to one primary sentiment. It’s right there in the title Sometimes, Forever: Allison isn’t just giving voice to huge emotions, she’s writing at the pressure points where those impulses conflict, rendering life’s messy tension one sparkling, haunting panorama at a time.

Source [stereogum.com]