Positive: 7 out of 7
Mixed: 0 out of 7
Negative: 0 out of 7
TrevorPSep 19, 2003Oh boy. Oh boy. Seriously. Buy this album.
ScottOct 12, 2004best indie shit out there.
SethPOct 1, 2003Wow. This is a breath of fresh air.
MitchBDec 11, 2003These songs are perfectly composed to emphasize the poetic lyrics and the intricate, yet intense melodies. The Constantines are prophets.
woMay 3, 2004This album does nothing but grow on you. As strong as it is the first few times you listen to it, it's far better after more. Also, this This album does nothing but grow on you. As strong as it is the first few times you listen to it, it's far better after more. Also, this is a band that is a must see. I had no idea the show would be as good as it was. The songs were even stronger live, leaving me pretty confident that it was the best show I've ever seen.… Expand
AmandaSep 11, 2003Wow. Once a year there's a CD that pumps me up so much that i find myself uncontrollably speeding as a drive around listen to it. Last Wow. Once a year there's a CD that pumps me up so much that i find myself uncontrollably speeding as a drive around listen to it. Last year, I received a speeding ticket while "jamming" to And You Will Know Us by the Trail of the Dead's Source Tags and Name Codes. And, this year, it was The Constantine's Shine a Light. Speeding tickets become my criteria for a top album of the year. Shine a Light is full of what music today was essentially missing. Poetic prose lyrics, driving guitar, and that raspy Springstein voice. Tempo changes, lovely bass lines, everything that encompasses a TIMELESS rock album. Well done, my friends to the north, well done.… Collapse
JamieRApr 23, 2004Unreal...Fat bass licks mixed with good guitar riffs. The keyboard melodies although quiet is the key ingredient. Bry's Tom Waits-esque Unreal...Fat bass licks mixed with good guitar riffs. The keyboard melodies although quiet is the key ingredient. Bry's Tom Waits-esque makes you hurt yourself singing along, but singing along to a catchy album like this is something you cant control.… Expand
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