Forever Today - I'm from Barcelona
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  • Summary: The 27-member Swedish band's third album was recorded live during two recording sessions.
  • Record Label: Mute
  • Genre(s): Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock, Alternative Pop/Rock, Indie Pop, Chamber Pop, Swedish Pop/Rock
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  1. Positive: 8 out of 10
  2. Negative: 0 out of 10
  1. Apr 25, 2011
    90
    Forever Today succeeds in every way that Forgiveness Rock Record didn't, and you can only hope that Kevin Drew, Brendan Canning and company are taking notes from the scene-stealers based out of Sweden. This is sticky sweet stuff, and it's a must listen.
  2. With tunes this infectious and an overarching aura of well-being, Forever Today is a favorite to be the feel-good album of the spring.
  3. Apr 25, 2011
    80
    The new album continues that tradition of determined uplift.
  4. Apr 25, 2011
    75
    While Forever Today doesn't break any new ground for I'm From Barcelona, it's a refinement that's resulted in the band's most consistent album yet.
  5. May 27, 2011
    64
    Particularly inspired by old '50s rock and roll like Little Richard and Fats Domino, the group does not disappoint its impulses, even if they're stuck on repeat.
  6. May 2, 2011
    61
    What's ultimately confounding about the album is how one-note its euphoria can be. The songs are almost interchangeable; the lyrics rarely stray beyond the easy cliche,
  7. Apr 27, 2011
    50
    I'm From Barcelona is fun, but ultimately shallow.

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