Self released in October 2015, “These Sunny Days” features 8 songs and a bônus. In January 2017, the album was re-released via Brazilian label midsummer madness to critical acclaim.
“Their music can hinge on the subgenre’s classic textures, like on the title track and ‘Face Without Eyes’, but it can also tear those ideas into shreds with aggressive vocals (‘3am’) and assertive synths (‘I Wanna Do It’).”
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“The album will challenge some listeners, it ain’t background music. Devilish Dear drag the conventions of the genre straight off a cliff. It’s damn weird! But wow, don’t overlook it.”
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"Well, because this is shoegaze you can dance to. (...) It’s kind of like if a Madchester band had been led by Kevin Shields".