Beer In The Breakers - The Wave Pictures
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  • Summary: The British rock trio's latest album is said to have been recorded over one day.
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  1. Positive: 3 out of 6
  2. Negative: 0 out of 6
  1. Jun 7, 2011
    A return to form, then.
  2. Jun 7, 2011
    They fare best on delicate, forlorn ballads like Walk The Backstairs Quiet and Epping Forest--tales of suburban longing which are brave enough to include some quite splendid guitar solos. [Jun 2011, p100]
  3. Jun 7, 2011
    Hayman's production has resulted in a noticeable evolution in the band's sound. Unlike the off-roading experience of their previous albums, Beer In The Brakers is an often much smoother ride.
  4. Jun 7, 2011
    There is still plenty to enjoy here, though, especially Little Surprise, which occupies a similar territory to Mystery Jets at their best. [Jun 2011, p.124]
  5. Jun 7, 2011
    The problem with Beer in the Breakers isn't one of culture or slang so much as a narrator who is almost wholly forgettable--their stories are boring.
  6. Jun 7, 2011
    It's identikit jangle so packed with perfectly poised personality that I find it hard to take it even vaguely seriously.
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  1. Positive: 1 out of 1
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 1
  3. Negative: 0 out of 1
  1. Sep 2, 2011
    Este grupo es impresionante, y, por suerte, muy productivos. Les he visto un par de veces en conciertos, uno en sala y otro en un festival, y han estado muy bien. David Tattersall es un virtuoso de la guitarra. El único pero que le pongo a este grupo es que puede sonar repetitivo en cuanto a melodías entre sus muchas canciones (muchas, pese a los pocos años desde que apareció su primer disco "oficial", Instant Coffee Baby) . Y este disco me ha gustado más que los dos anteriores, sin superar al primero. Aunque los considero todos muy buenos, la verdad. Muy recomendable. Expand