- Summary: The UK rockers (making their full-length debut with this Flood- and Simon Raymonde-produced disc) are fronted by Liela Moss, who has drawn comparisons to Patti Smith and PJ Harvey.
- Record Label: Star Time / Polydor
- Genre(s): Indie, Rock
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Under The RadarDecidedly raw and unprocessed. [#13, p.91]
Even on repeated listens, the search for the showy dazzle of The Killers, the lyrical tomfoolery of the Kaiser Chiefs or the sheer stadium smartness of Franz Ferdinand proves fruitless, and it becomes apparent that, in an age where indie's proving to be the stronghold of overachievers, 'Cuts Across The Land' may have missed its moment.
JamesDSep 13, 2005Straight away, I have to say "I love this album". "Win your love", "Love Is An Unfamiliar Name" and "Lion Rip" are fantastic, quick and Straight away, I have to say "I love this album". "Win your love", "Love Is An Unfamiliar Name" and "Lion Rip" are fantastic, quick and energetic in-your-face rock songs. But don't get me wrong, the slower-paced songs, such as "Darling, You're Mean" are just as good, building up to a powerful finale! Leila Moss, not only being sexy and a great frontwoman, is a very very capable singer, and musically, the band are brilliant. One of the favourite ever albums. Highly reccomended!… Expand
GinaTMay 9, 2006Cuts rocks and swings, has personality, and and updates beautifully tastemaking sounds!
MichaelMay 8, 2006seriously one of my favorite albums this year . . . really fun band live.
timFeb 20, 2007Great record. Her voice is pure and lovly
NeilJMar 9, 2006It's familiar in many ways and has a lot of good ideas on several tracks. The only problem is that some of the ideas aren't that It's familiar in many ways and has a lot of good ideas on several tracks. The only problem is that some of the ideas aren't that good or some of the ideas haven't been fully realised. When it's good it's very good but half the time it's patchy. Should be a good second album......................… Expand
TristramCApr 25, 2006With current events what they are, these guys picked a bad time to breakthough with a name like that...
DarrenMar 10, 2006I came in expecting so much more, and was left very disappointed. I felt totally disconnected from the music. It gets a four because they are I came in expecting so much more, and was left very disappointed. I felt totally disconnected from the music. It gets a four because they are obviously quite talented, but they have yet to realize most of it.… Collapse
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