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  • Summary: The debut full-length album for the New York indie rock band was produced by Chris Zane.
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  1. 80
    Technicolor Health amply delivers on the promis of their 2007 EP, "Burning Birthdays." [Apr 2009, p.86]
  2. In reality, Technicolor Health is a remarkably eclectic, dynamic album even in its use of rather obvious launching points.
  3. Technicolor Health is as bright and vital as the title implies.
  4. 70
    Scored with ramshackle grandeur by scribbly guitars, fat horns, poignant keyboards and ragtag sing-alongs, Benaim’s lyrics narrate the anxieties and optimisms of New York City’s young, educated and underemployed.
  5. Maybe the record could have been improved by splitting up the opening duo of songs, maybe a less fussy production job could have done the trick.
  6. Harlem Shakes are in their early days and still sound like they are trying a little too hard; it’s an absolutely excusable quality in a young band, if not always endearing. Harlem Shakes have plenty to be proud of; they’ve also got even more to prove the next time around.
  7. Fortunately, even if the band's lack of cynicism often veers to the opposite extreme, the Harlem Shakes' handshake-and-smile approach is hard to outright dislike.

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