Ten years later, Celebration Rock remains one of the most earnest rock records you’ll ever hear.
It’s easily their most sonically cohesive and atmospheric record to date, yet is nevertheless filled with emotional and climactic moments.
For all the lamentations on lost loves and hopeless futures, Girls could still envision a life where things could be better.
A manic and abrasive album that’s nonetheless a mission accomplished.
An album that highlights a band confident and secure enough to pursue creating music in their vision, accessibility be damned.
An album that tugs at our collective and individual sense of nostalgia.