- Summary: This multiculti London four-piece (making their full-length debut with 'Silent Alarm') has been heralded in seemingly every music magazine in the world as 2005's answer to Franz Ferdinand.
- Record Label: Atlantic / Wichita / V2
- Genre(s): Indie, Rock
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Removing the formulae and sensual stimuli from the Party leaves little that’s substantive or innovative. Even the most cursory of examinations would show the group to be an “it” band and not much else. However, Bloc Party’s absurdly good at being an “it” on Silent Alarm.
avidDec 19, 2005it's actually a 9.5 for me. it could get better. but it's definitely the best record i bought this year. banquet just really pulls every string. you can't not love bloc party.… Expand
bretcMar 24, 2005ignore the list of influences and hype...just listen a couple times
SeyiOJan 17, 2007Absolutely awesome band.
MarkyPMar 22, 2005This album is just great. Energy, feeling and challenge all in one CD. Get it !
SandyJul 4, 2005A wonderful debut album of considerable power. It remains interesting throughout and even the lesser tracks are better than most of their contemporaries best efforts. Not only does this album sound fresh and exciting, it contains intricate and generally superb drumming throughout. Bloc Party are a wonderful breath of fresh air. Others have listed most of the stand-out tracks but I think She's Hearing Voices deserves a special mention. Silent Alarm is an incredible debut.… Expand
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