- Summary: This debut full-length for the UK five-piece recalls 1980s synth-pop.
- Record Label: Independiente
- Genre(s): Indie, Rock
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[Producer Paul] Epworth's accomplishment is obvious throughout the record. Having remixed some of today's indie-elite, infusing garage rock riffs with electro elements, he knows the importance of dance-floor accessibility and brings out all the shadows and contrasts that make Kick the accomplishment it is.
Even The Bravery, easily the most similar band in approach to White Rose Movement and rightly derided for their style over substance rehashes of the past, at least had a couple of memorably fine songs. The White Rose Movement, on the other hand, have the style, but little substance to back it up.
Positive: 2 out of 2
Mixed: 0 out of 2
Negative: 0 out of 2
ShannonLDec 7, 2006I LOVE White Rose Movement Pressure point on 10th!!!!!
MusicMavenMay 23, 2006If Editors are the British answer to Interpol, then these guys are the British answer to The Killers. If you like any of those bands or If Editors are the British answer to Interpol, then these guys are the British answer to The Killers. If you like any of those bands or similar ones like She Wants Revenge or The Bravery, you should check this album out. It's not terribly original, just well-constructed 80's-retro-style tunes.… Collapse
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