Wow, thanks for the really detailed review, Helmut, and for forcing yourself to keep listening right through despite it not being your kind of music. You deserve a medal!
I knew this would appeal more to some forumites than others but I appreciate that you found some nice things to say, not to mention the non-appearance of the chainsaw,yay!
I knew you wouldn't take offense by me critizicing harshly some songs, and I'm glad about it. Others could feel it like an aggression or something, but I feel my possitive reviews only have some meaning if in the case I dislike a song I say it clearly. In other words, it's honesty.
And yeah, Bob Seger's album was much more my type of music.
The best therapy for any problem you might have is playing music with friends.
Post by queenofthehours on Mar 15, 2015 19:16:49 GMT
1. Strength in Numbers – Reminds me a little of the Stone Roses/Happy Mondays and that’s a good thing! Britpop done in a modern way. I like this track very much.
2. The Spike – Another good track. You don’t hear stuff like this in the charts now.
3. Drugs – What do you call this? Indie dance? It’s like going back in time to the better days of music. I love the way the song blends together.
4. Idle – Electronic sounds give a modern sound to this.
5. The Leftside – Less Britpop more trip hop here. This track reminds me of something else but I can’t put my finger on it.
6. Fire – I like the intro, the guitar and drums. But it does stay the same throughout I feel.
7. Get Through It – Another good track. This really is a Britpop dance album!
8. Vision – Reminds me a little of New Order when they made an early 00s comeback.
9. The Last One – Again this reminds me of New Order's comeback, at least with the music.
10. No Weapon Sharper than Will – This one I’m sure would do well in the charts today but sadly good music seems to be missing from them lately.
11. Cold Blooded – Maybe the track I like least. Doesn’t seem as good as the others but I couldn’t say why.
12. Inconceivable Odds – Reminds me of an Oasis song from their peak. Very nice. I like the tambourine and acoustic guitar. Another favourite on the album.
13. Bleed From Within – I like the drums on this track.
14. Getaway – Great track but not a favourite.
At first I didn’t think I knew the band but then I remembered – they’re the band from Kippax! I remember hearing them played a lot on Mark Radcliffe’s radio shows. They stood out because a lot of the bands back then were northern but usually came from Manchester. The Music was a proper northern band; a bit of a late period Britpop band. I remember their music was quite popular in the early 00s and that they were famous for being so young. Hearing this album has been a nice change from the current style of music about these days as it harks back to the post Britpop days before music lost it’s way with X Factor wannabes.
Horacewimp: I did, it sounds interesting
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