Bleached – Don’t You Think You’ve Had Enough? (2019) [Official Digital Download 24bit/44,1kHz]

(Last Updated On: September 7, 2022)

Bleached – Don’t You Think You’ve Had Enough? (2019)
FLAC (tracks) 24 bit/44,1 kHz | Time – 39:09 minutes | 465 MB | Genre: Indie Rock, Garage Rock
Studio Masters, Official Digital Download | Front Cover | © Dead Oceans

‘Don’t You Think You’ve Had Enough?’ is the 2019 album from sisters, Jennifer and Jessie Clavin, aka Bleached. Newfound perspective serves as the guiding force in every corner of the album’s sound, yielding a courageous, honest, and sonically ambitious release. Throughout, the Clavins radiate the power and bravery of facing addiction, of letting go of the past and becoming open to a radically different future of self-love, acceptance, and newfound honesty.

Since their 2013 debut album, Ride Your Heart, Bleached’s Jennifer and Jessie Clavin have been cleaning up the rough edges of their punk-pop. On Don’t You Think You’ve Had Enough?, they share how they cleaned up their lives. Their first work as sober artists, the sisters’ third album reflects the turning point the Clavins faced after Welcome the Worms. On that album, Bleached put plenty of attitude and fuzzed-up amps between themselves and their problems; this time, they confront them, bidding farewell to toxic friendships on “Silly Girl” and dysfunctional relationships on “Rebound City.” The Clavins’ clearer perspective is mirrored by the clarity of their songs and performances. Working with producer Shane Stoneback, they hone their music to its hookiest lyrics and punchiest riffs; on the strutting opener, “Heartbeat Away,” they sound catchier — and more in control — than ever. “Daydream” gives the songwriting skills they’ve had since “Think of You” room to bloom, while “Somebody Dial 911” updates the tough-but-slick sound of Blondie and the Go-Go’s. The time Bleached spent on the road with Paramore was also a major influence on Don’t You Think You’ve Had Enough?, for both better and worse. Though “Real Life” is just as confessional, relatable, and joyous as Hayley Williams and company at their finest, sometimes the Clavins follow in that band’s pointy-toed footsteps a little too closely — “Hard to Kill” and “Kiss You Goodbye” are clunky forays into dance-punk that feel too contained for the sisters’ irrepressible style. Fortunately, Bleached get a little rougher and a lot more real on the second half of Don’t You Think You’ve Had Enough? Autobiographical glimpses like “Valley to LA” — where Jennifer Clavin sings about “wishing we were punks from ’82” — and “Awkward Phase,” which embraces puberty’s most embarrassing moments, zits and all, show just how confident, and vulnerable, Bleached are at their best. That’s especially true of “Shitty Ballet,” an outpouring of slippery acoustic riffs and cathartic outbursts. It feels like the kind of breaking point that leads to real change, something Don’t You Think You’ve Had Enough? is filled with. Though Bleached are still figuring out how to use their newfound clarity, the process finds them generating sparks like never before. ~ Heather Phares

1. Bleached – Heartbeat Away (03:25)
2. Bleached – Hard to Kill (03:26)
3. Bleached – Daydream (03:39)
4. Bleached – I Get What I Need (01:46)
5. Bleached – Somebody Dial 911 (03:26)
6. Bleached – Kiss You Goodbye (03:15)
7. Bleached – Rebound City (03:46)
8. Bleached – Silly Girl (03:03)
9. Bleached – Valley to LA (03:27)
10. Bleached – Real Life (02:44)
11. Bleached – Awkward Phase (03:23)
12. Bleached – Shitty Ballet (03:43)


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