Girls - Album

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Girls - Album

Postby Jake » Tue Jan 26, 2010 2:30 pm

Opinions? I've seen this on a number of year-end lists. I listened to the snippets a while ago on emusic, but it didn't grab me. Any fans?

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Postby Ad » Tue Jan 26, 2010 11:20 pm

Eh.

I really liked the singles--"Hellohole Ratrace" and "Lust for Life" (not an Iggy Pop cover). The rest of the album is fine. Totally listenable and sort of catchy, but nothing else holds up to the two singles.

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Postby Erica C. » Thu Jan 28, 2010 5:35 pm

I hear them a lot when I'm cleaning the house listening to the Last FM channel. I think people are really digging it because of it's strong 50's sounding, fun beat appeal. It also sounds like he's singing a little far away from the mic on a lot of tracks, which alludes to the fact that his vocals aren't the important part. It seems like more of a sing-along...and everyone loves a sing-along!

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Postby Jake » Fri Feb 26, 2010 1:18 pm

After reading Todd's review, I downloaded the free songs and decided I really like "Lust for Life" and "Laura" is pretty good too. I like pop songs.


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