In Our Gun - Gomez
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  • Summary: The third studio album for the heralded British band features 13 new self-produced tracks.
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 12 out of 18
  2. Negative: 1 out of 18
  1. Screw Wilco; In Our Gun is sounding very much like the Album of the Year.
  2. The end result is creative, inspired and, most important, individual.
  3. Gomez continue to make powerfully relevant music.
  4. A little more emotional chaos, a dash of the dark stuff, might make such avuncular campfire grooves more worthy of our time and money.
  5. It's an okay album, not nearly as overproduced as Liquid Skin nor as unnecessary as Abandoned Shopping Trolley Hotline. It isn't anywhere near the stellar debut, though, which is quickly becoming a tag Gomez is sick of hearing.
  6. The middling adult contemporary slop, although awful, isn’t what ultimately drowns In Our Gun. That blame can fall squarely in the lap of misguided attempts at moody electronica, something the band has more successfully dabbled in previously.
  7. If anemic blues guitar riffs and half-assed attempts at white-boy soul were the only problems with In Our Gun, it might almost be passable.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 7 out of 9
  2. Negative: 1 out of 9
  1. AshB
    Apr 6, 2006
    10
    Gomez at their second best. gomez decide to go all techno alternative in this album with hints of their old school class in songs like Shot Shot and Ballad Of Nice & Easy Collapse
  2. RobPep
    Mar 20, 2006
    10
    Great album that remains exciting probably because of 3 fantastic vocal performances keeping in fresh. superb album!
  3. Coy
    Apr 28, 2002
    8
    Pretty good album, but not as good as the first and second albums.
  4. JohnF.
    May 8, 2002
    5
    Gomez once appeared to have something interesting going on, but it's been a long time and they've gotten nowhere. Forgetable.

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