- Summary: Contributions from Bonde do Role's Marina Ribatski, Solex, the Double Dutch Divas, Rapper's Delight Club, and Public Enemy's Chuck D appear on the second album from the British group.
- Record Label: Sub Pop
- Genre(s): Indie, Rock, Pop, Electronic
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Entertainment WeeklyYouth will delight newcomers to the Team--but it's a shame the group's sound is already stuck on repeat. [21 Sep 2007, p.84]
VibeWhile there's something joyful in the cacophony, the songs remain window dressing on the spectacle. [Oct 2007, p.94]
DanB.Sep 19, 2007Brilliant. This band is without peer or precedent.
AndréPSep 15, 2007album of the year
DWSep 12, 2007Fans of their first record won't be disappointed, and that's saying quite a lot! "Thunder, Lightning Strike" was incredible, and Fans of their first record won't be disappointed, and that's saying quite a lot! "Thunder, Lightning Strike" was incredible, and "Proof Of Youth" compares very favorably. It's music that is both exciting and relaxing, modern yet retro. There's not a weak track on the album. even the 3 bonus songs are good. (The remix of "Grip Like A Vice" is unexceptional.) I wouldn't give a 10 rating if I didn't think it was deserved, but the more I thought about it, I just couldn't justify giving it a lower score! Best album of 2007 so far.… Expand
LukeCSep 16, 2007This album is simply immense. It starts where "Thunder, Lightning, Strike" left off - and in no way is that a bad thing. 'Keys To The This album is simply immense. It starts where "Thunder, Lightning, Strike" left off - and in no way is that a bad thing. 'Keys To The City' is one of the most danceable songs I've heard in yonks and to all the people who say they haven't progressed, what do you want them to do? Throw in the kitchen sink? To be honest, they probably could and this would still be pretty unbelivable.… Expand
calebxSep 11, 2007they're not reinventing the wheel here but damn this records a lot of fun.
ChrisSep 17, 2007I can't help but moving when I listen to their music. Likewise, I can't help but smile at the same time. Just great fun music. I can't help but moving when I listen to their music. Likewise, I can't help but smile at the same time. Just great fun music. Definitely in my top 10 this year.… Expand
AlexSep 11, 2007This is good but it has already been done, nothing ever really grabs me. Everything sounds the same and it gets boring fast. They need expansion!
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