- Summary: The New York City dance-punk outfit returns with a sophomore album a full three years after their debut 'Echoes.' 'Pieces' sees them ditching The DFA for new producers Ewan Pearson, Paul Epworth and Danger Mouse.
- Record Label: Universal
- Genre(s): Indie, Rock
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UrbThe first truly great album of the dance-punk movement. [Sep 2006, p.132]
It's impressive then, that even with this newfound attention to detail, the Rapture still maintain a flailing energy and enthusiasm that most of the other dancepunk bands could only fake.... However, what ultimately makes Pieces a step or three down from Echoes is a drop off in consistency, reflecting a higher percentage of songs that fail to ignite.
Q MagazineA serious let-down. [Oct 2006, p.119]
[Anonymous]Dec 5, 2006I really love it! Really grew on me.
PatricioSep 13, 2006The best album of the year so far. They did it again. First Gear, The Devil and The Sound the highlights in an album that does not have weak points.
JacksonGDec 1, 2006This album is great. You can't expect everything to be deep, sometimes an artist has a different focus. But, the lyrics do have some This album is great. You can't expect everything to be deep, sometimes an artist has a different focus. But, the lyrics do have some great points in them. The album sets out to fix a problem in our musical world... they sum this problem up in "Whoo! Alright- Yeah...": "People don't dance no more, they just stand there like this, they cross their arms and stare you down, they drink and moan and piss."… Expand
DanSep 13, 2006Lacks to sprawling rough punkness of Echoes, instead offering fine-tuned fade-in/fade-out individual songs. While I miss the unpredictability Lacks to sprawling rough punkness of Echoes, instead offering fine-tuned fade-in/fade-out individual songs. While I miss the unpredictability of Echoes, some of these tracks are just a blast to listen to. It's an album that definitely has it's missteps ("First Gear" "Callin Me") and its unmistakable hits ("Don Gon Do It" "WAYUH").… Expand
MihaiVMar 15, 2007This ain't no "Echoes".
LeoFSep 13, 2006there's just one really really good song: "the sound".
JavierMSep 19, 2006Cheap music for cheap people...The cover, the new video, even the single is a ridiculous tune...Straight to the bin
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