- Record Label: [self-released]
- Release Date: Jun 28, 2005
- Summary: Combine a singer who sounds more than a little like David Byrne, some solid indie-rock tunes, blurbs on all the right blogs, and a glowing review from Pitchfork and it all adds up to quite a buzz for this Brooklyn band's debut disc. Now all they need is a record deal.
- Record Label: [self-released]
- Genre(s): Indie, Rock
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PatK.Aug 30, 2008Peter W You have no heart or soul... his voice is perfect for this music/album. This CD is AMAZING.
nathonrSep 22, 2005An inventive and pleasing album. It screams to be listen to over and over. I've played it for all my friends and co-workers and most of An inventive and pleasing album. It screams to be listen to over and over. I've played it for all my friends and co-workers and most of them have gone to pick up the cd for themsleves. Simply mind blowing, daring, and creative.… Expand
scottrDec 16, 2005Best Damn CD I have heard this year. For all those people that say that the lead singers voice sucks....It is the worse voice that I am Best Damn CD I have heard this year. For all those people that say that the lead singers voice sucks....It is the worse voice that I am grateful to hear. This band is original and makes you wanna listen to new music agian. If you dont like it then go listen to Nickelback and put a bullet through your left testicle.… Expand
PedroCJul 15, 2005Great great great great album!!!!!!!!! Will be on my top 10 albums of this year!
EffEOct 13, 2005This is a great first album. Reminds me of R.E.M. first albums (Chronic Town and Murmur). The bass line is always lound and melodic and This is a great first album. Reminds me of R.E.M. first albums (Chronic Town and Murmur). The bass line is always lound and melodic and Ounsworth doesn't pretend he can sing. The tunes are really good too, especially The Skins of my Yellow Country Teeth and Heavy Metal. It really sound fresh.… Expand
NickSJan 5, 2006Okay, for whatever reason this album has been hyped to death, it's not for its songcraft. Most of these songs are terribly simplistic Okay, for whatever reason this album has been hyped to death, it's not for its songcraft. Most of these songs are terribly simplistic four-minute, three-chord numbers, with very little dynamics. No key changes, no rhythmic variations, no bridges. The vocal melodies are terribly uninteresting. However, the guy's voice itself is pretty unique. I suspect that's the real reason for all the glowing reviews. So I give this album a 7 because it's fun and easy on the ears. But it's not terribly original or creative, and in five years I highly doubt you will see this on any "best of the decade" list.… Expand
rubberrubbyJun 30, 2005rubbish!!!
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