The paparazzi are scum and need to be taken down a peg or two. Next time don't slap him, give him a full knuckle sandwich.
Raise The Alarm is fantastico. It deserved so much better than 66.
And this song is pop at it's finest. They have such an irresistibly easygoing charm, a charm that puts a great big smile on your face and never make you think ill thoughts for the rest of the day. If Phoenix weren't "nice" they wouldn't be the Phoenix I know and love.
This is the third band that I rate 10/10 to have split up this year and I'm getting incredibly vexed! They were a fantastic, electrifying live band and both albums are superb. Left was unfairly criticised for dropping their post-rock sound, yet the only songs on The Lost Riots that could be labelled as post-rock were Black Dollar Bills, The Black Amnesias and Me Ves Y Sufres. TLR was chock full of pop songs like Nehemiah, George Washington, Sadness On My Back, Goodhorsehymns, Enemies/Friends and more, yet no one was complaining then. It's bizarre! Anyway I will miss them dearly and will commence to play the triumphant, call to arms brilliance of Nehemiah at top volume as of this very moment...HEAR US SINGING WE SING, YEAH YEAH YEAH YEAH YEAH!!!!!!!!
Awww tis a shame. Thats one of my fav's.
2 more listens later and it has revealed itself to be a bit of a gem. I'm glad I gave it more time.
Despite the fact that Hotel was awful beyond words and 18 was only half good I feel it is my duty to. Everything Is Wrong and Play are masterpieces, I Like To Score is a commendable compilation and Play: The B-Sides rises far above the secondary state of quality it's title suggests. The self titled album is pretty nifty also. In other words he isn't completely irredeemable yet.
Still I don't understand why Slipping Away and Lift Me Up are on the best-of when there are so many better tracks to choose from. For instance God Moving Over The Face Of The Waters, Find My Baby or Hymn. A questionable tracklisting.
It's all budda baby.
After listening to it constantly since it was released I have come to the conclusion that it is one of the best of the year. A 9/10 from me, an album of huge range where not one song sounds the same. Brit-pop, jazz, metal and psychedelic rock, it is all here.
Never has scathing humour been so FUNNY! The word "cunt" just has me in stitches everytime!! Seriously, was there no one else available to review this festival for DiS?
...and it's quality. It took a lot of convincing but i've finally given in to the charms of these posh bucks.
Burning Benches by Morning Runner. Except a lot worse with none of BB's heart-wrench or the eruption of gritty melody which ends the song. Chasing Cars just plods along in the most predictable and boring way possible.
Due to your overly heated and serious rant. Looks like I succeeded fabulously.
But yeah, I guess it's not single material. Perhaps 'I Hate That I Got What I Wanted' or 'Finally Free' would have been better choices.
Seeing as how Mark Lanegan is American, it's hardly fair.
Never was sure why it was so derided. Straight up guitar pop done well.
He and the bass player were the only likable members of the band. Slighty likable.
...all I can think about is a fat naked corpse sprawled over a bed. Hence the reason why I don't like her much.
Mr Reviewer was given a right talking to there. I'm inclined to agree with the son of Satan, this track is the tits and Amber was a slight re-invention for the band, hardly harking back to the good ol days of Lido. But yeah, this track is great, maybe one of the highlights. Not as good as Dreamt That You Died though.
BOO Arctic Monkeys! I'm pissed that Hope Of The States were not entered, tis a shame. The Monkeys will win it anyway and we'll have to hear that twat and his fingers down a blackboard voice for more months to come.
I'm just there
...is a stonking tune. It has inspired me to check out the album. "I fought the war, I fought the war but the war won't stop for the love of God".
Would have been a waste of a tenner otherwise.
Car insurance has never been so shaggable.
...Annie and Sao, this album bores the tits off of me. The greatest disappointment of the year. So many times they could have soared to the heavens but instead they choose to focus on a sparse minimal sound with the vocals taking up all the room. When Guillemots are celebratory thats when the record is at its best but unfortunately there is a whole lot of weeping and wallowing going on.
Has to be This Scene Is Dead or Lousy Reputation. Thank God they're not re-releasing The Great Escape anyway, MTV2 DID NOT STOP PLAYING IT!
"You did good."
I don't know what that is from but I've heard it somewhere.
BOOT TO THE HEAD!
That made me larf a fair bit.
Other than cocks?
Meh. It's Muse. I expected nothing less. Not as awe-inspiring as Absolution but still a 10/10 from me nevertheless.
There is something forcibly eccentric about Guillemots that always made me slightly uneasy. However it doesn't get in the way of a masterpiece like this song.
Pure escapism. The bit where he puts his hand over the camera and it cuts to the band on the beach just fits with the song so well.
It's just a shame that the album is so damn bland! And thats coming from a Keane fan!! What a dissapointment. The three singles and Sao Paolo are the only songs with any excitement stored inside them. The rest is one long battle to keep the eyelids from lowering.
...but it's never nice to see a band split and I felt they still probably had a lot more to offer.
...to have Muse back. It's been a while.
And just in time too!
What the hell is Ben mumbling at the end? He sounds like he's talking in his sleep or something.
Got to admit I think this song is a stunner. What a comeback. It's like a combination of Panzer Attack and Promises, Promises, two of their best songs. Bring on the album, oh yes bring it on!
are a crock of shit. And this review is even worse. Although I guess the whole point is that The Vines don't need/deserve any sort of indepth analysis into their music to warrant a decent review.
The only contender for number 1 that has genuine warmth and...yep, good ol fashioned christmas spirit in it. Mike Diver it needs to be said... you are a proper mook.