With a sound that lovingly evokes the delicate beauty of '90s emo, Empire! Empire! (I Was a Lonely Estate) return with their plaintive and stirring sophomore full-length, You Will Eventually Be Forgotten. With such a fragile and vulnerable sound, it's hard to believe that the band was formed in 2006, but Empire! Empire! re-create that classic sound with such fidelity and grace that they feel less like emo revivalists and more like one of the great emo bands that never was. If you're still carrying a torch for bands like Mineral, American Football, and Elliott, You Will Eventually Be Forgotten is an album that's imperative for you to check out.
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AllMusic Review by Gregory Heaney