MatthewP.Feb 26, 2008A fine album! Glen hansards voice echoes a sadness that only a few artists can match. If you're after an arena band, this is not it! A fine album! Glen hansards voice echoes a sadness that only a few artists can match. If you're after an arena band, this is not it! This is real people singing about real problems! Real music!… Expand
marekiFeb 23, 2007Just another great album of Frames!
GerDMar 13, 2007An amazing album that requires several repeated spins to fully appreciate.
agMar 1, 2007not their best but sure as hell not anything as half-baked and insincere as coldplay. matt d. below is just plain lazy in his comparisons.
ToddH.Sep 17, 2008Uneven, but with several stand-out songs, most especially People Get Ready, which deserves far more international airplay than it has received.
davidhMar 2, 2007The Cost is beautifully written, produced, and performed. Yes it's sad and slow--the tempo rarely breaks pace--but the emotion and The Cost is beautifully written, produced, and performed. Yes it's sad and slow--the tempo rarely breaks pace--but the emotion and dynamics of the performances create the peaks and valleys. Great album. One of their best.… Expand
MattD.Feb 22, 2007It's like Coldplay without the jangly guitar and fine melodies.
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