WangFMar 13, 2005A lot better than their Heart LP, and that is saying something.
Aug 26, 2015Gorgeous album and easily the best from this Canadian indie/baroque/pop group. Not a single song disrupts the flow of the album, and whileGorgeous album and easily the best from this Canadian indie/baroque/pop group. Not a single song disrupts the flow of the album, and while some songs are better than others, it's a great straight-through listen.… Expand
PaigeMay 16, 2005Wow! this is a breakthrough for Indie, i can honestly say i can't start my day with out it!
K.H.Feb 11, 2006Great vibe! The lyrics are well written and correspond perfectly with the mellow instruments! I love it!
DamienDApr 8, 2007Lovely, beautiful, amazing and a joy to listen to. One of my personal favorites.
DaveHDec 23, 2005As good as an album can be without changing your life.
DavidMSep 2, 2005After a year of tracking music on Metacritic, I've come to realize it's number one flaw...it constantly leads to an over-inflated After a year of tracking music on Metacritic, I've come to realize it's number one flaw...it constantly leads to an over-inflated evaluation of middle-of-the-road, immaculately produced, pretty pop albums such as these. I'll be straightforward here, I gravitate towards extremes...extreme mellow, extreme volume, extreme aggression, extreme introspections...the danger zones. Safe stuff like this is never going to sell me completely. That said, even with my biases, this album does not deserve an 8, immaculate production does not compensate for average songs and average musical ideas. It's not bad, and it's way better than the Go Betweens, but like the Go Betweens, vastly overrated and none too inspiring. None of the emotional charge of Montreal counterparts Arcade Fire.… Expand
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