It's Blitz - Yeah Yeah Yeahs
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  • Summary: The third album for the New York band was produced by Nick Launay and Dave Sitek.
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  1. Positive: 32 out of 36
  2. Negative: 0 out of 36
  1. So let any indie bands planning a trip to the keyboard shop take note: this is how it's done, with a desire to surprise and be surprised. [May 2009, p.104]
  2. That they emerge victorious is a tribute to the strength of these fine songs as well as some seriously glamourous production attitude.
  3. If this is the band's "Parallel Lines," they've brought tunes worth comparing.
  4. The Yeah Yeah Yeahs, as you knew them, are dead. Just don’t be surprised if you like new version a little more.
  5. Between its violently happy songs and its softer ones, It's Blitz! ends up being some of the Yeah Yeah Yeahs' most balanced and cohesive music.
  6. The Yeah Yeah Yeahs haven’t changed as much as they’d like us to believe. They still write great pop rock songs.
  7. Six years later, the New York trio's third LP, It's Blitz!, is only as subversive as its cover image.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 34 out of 40
  2. Negative: 2 out of 40
  1. Apr 17, 2013
    10
    This album is incredible, I love how their change from rock to a more electro/pop sound. I love every track on the album. In my opinion the best Yeah Yeah Yeahs album by far Expand
  2. Dec 20, 2010
    9
    This sounds nothing like Fever To Tell. Fever To Tell is a punk rock sounding album. It's Blitz sounds a lot more cleaner. It's better produced. And that is a great thing. It's Blitz really shows the beauty of Karen O's voice. It's simply stunning. Tracks like "Soft Shock" and "Heads Will Roll" are amazing. All In All, this album is just as good as their debut album Fever To Tell. A- Expand
  3. May 15, 2011
    9
    It's a great album.
  4. Jul 30, 2012
    9
    A near perfect album and a diamond in its genre. The reason for not giving this a ten is due to some amount of filler-type of songs, but generally this album simply rocks. Expand
  5. j30
    Aug 15, 2011
    9
    Awesome dance pop album, even better live. This is definately my favorite record from them and one of the best albums from that year.
  6. May 2, 2014
    7
    Good, yet not enough for the band's reputation, yes it has awesome songs, like Skeleton or Hysteric, but it fails to continue the magic of those songs. Expand

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