Let's Stay Friends - Les Savy Fav
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Universal acclaim- based on 33 Ratings

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  • Summary: The New York City-based band's fourth studio album.
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 21 out of 23
  2. Negative: 0 out of 23
  1. A unique combination of masculinity and creativity, Let's Stay Friends is proof that few bands rock quite like this.
  2. Let's Stay Friends is LSF's comeback--and frontman Tim Harrington and crew have picked up precisely where they left off.
  3. Let's Stay Friends arrives as a startling cannon-shot message of brain-thawing intent.
  4. Let's Stay Friends is the first album of new songs in six years from indie-rock madcaps Les Savy Fav, yet it sounds like a band that's just hitting a peak.
  5. Let’s Stay Friends is the most ambitious abuse of genre the band’s yet laid, like somehow when the indie revolution got gerrymandered Les Savy Fav came out on top.
  6. 80
    It’s a welcome return, to say the least.
  7. At best, the record is filled with remnants of bottled anger and expelled demons. At worst, it’s filled with the kind of angsty cries typically read in pouty 14-year-olds’ LiveJournals.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 11 out of 12
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 12
  3. Negative: 1 out of 12
  1. JeffH.
    Nov 25, 2007
    10
    I can't believe that an album that actually rocks made to the top ten list. Must have been an oversight.
  2. AdamC.
    Nov 7, 2007
    10
    Pounding passion. Contagious and catchy. Great lyrics. This is the most addictive album of the year. A must have.
  3. JoshF.
    Oct 1, 2007
    10
    10 because it's so refreshing, 10 because it does what it intends to and is better than 99% of contemporary rock/punk/pop. They are the 10 because it's so refreshing, 10 because it does what it intends to and is better than 99% of contemporary rock/punk/pop. They are the wind that shakes my barley. The candle in my wind. Les Savy Fav effin rock. Listen to it more than once so you can really chew it before you digest it. It's good gooder and great. Expand
  4. SeanP.
    Nov 11, 2007
    10
    Wow, this album is short, but infectious. It takes a few listens to love all the way, but after a few listens I couldn't take it from my Wow, this album is short, but infectious. It takes a few listens to love all the way, but after a few listens I couldn't take it from my CD player. Expand
  5. JeffS.
    Sep 27, 2007
    9
    This is a record I've been waiting for for years, and the mere fact that it didn't disappoint speaks volumes to its quality. This is a record I've been waiting for for years, and the mere fact that it didn't disappoint speaks volumes to its quality. It's an absolute blast; a combo of articulated musicianship and effortless cool. In a year of strong albums, this is near the top of the pack. Expand
  6. AlbertoF.
    Oct 15, 2007
    9
    absolutely one of the best album of the year in the post-punk scene.Ambitious and brilliant
  7. kjgh
    Nov 2, 2007
    1
    I just listened to a couple tracks. bag o' shit. very snoozy.

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