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  • Summary: Richard Warren's third LP, produced by Flood, finds the multi-instrumentalist moving more toward mainstream electro/synth pop, closer to bands such as New Order and Primal Scream than his more experimental albums 'Volume 1' and 'Volume 2.'
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  1. Giraffe hums with the kind of lush, emotive pop New Order were making circa Power, Corruption and Lies. [Mar 2003, p.94]
  2. A collection of skewed pop classics that draw as much on the contemporary R&B of Timbaland as they echo the darker side of New Order.
  3. This album will doubtlessly appeal to a broader audience than previous outings, but that's not to say it lacks the inventive, leftfield sensibility that has permeated Warren's other records.
  4. 70
    More accessible than of old. [Mar 2003, p.108]
  5. His last two efforts weren’t as focused, but this time he’s got about half an album’s worth of quality work.
  6. His diluted indie-whine does become obnoxious over the long haul. [Mar 2003, p.104]
  7. The new album gets off to a spectacular start, but nearly 20 minutes later, for some unfathomable reason, the entire album goes all to hell, and while you really want to pull for Echoboy, you can't get the feeling of disappointment and wasted potential out of your head.

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  1. MannequinSkywalker
    Mar 7, 2003
    9
    Don't be so cynical. Get out your arse @ see the light.

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