Positive: 7 out of 7
Mixed: 0 out of 7
Negative: 0 out of 7
Jul 13, 2013There's a great idea and a half suicide beyond the publication of a concept album about cricket in the year 2009. However, the challenge isThere's a great idea and a half suicide beyond the publication of a concept album about cricket in the year 2009. However, the challenge is taken and won: every single song has a per-sè musical background, resulting in a history in perfect 70s concept-style, enjoyable also by the non cricket-players (and especially by non-anymore-young ears). Great pop riffs/lines, superb arrangements. On the top of all this, you can even learn cricket if you didn't have the chance to (outside the irish-british world is not that common).
Special mention to "Meeting Mr. Miandad" and "Age of revolution", which are (not by chance) the two singles taken from the album, but also "The sweet spot", "Gentlemen and players", "Jiggery pockery".. to make the long story short, the whole album is well structured. You'll find yourself to whistle the tunes, guaranteed!… Expand
ClaudedAug 4, 2009The best cricket album ever. Wondeful tunes. Especially the Ball of the Century one.
ItriAug 9, 2009Incredible. I can't believe how addictive the music is. Must own.
S.U.Sep 28, 2009Regardless of the subject matter, if Neil Hannon has a hand in it, you would do well to listen.
TonyOct 4, 2009Absolute enjoyment.
carlsAug 27, 2009I don't know what some of the reviewers' problems are here. It's just a great pop album -- nothing more, nothing less. Jeff I don't know what some of the reviewers' problems are here. It's just a great pop album -- nothing more, nothing less. Jeff Lynne is incredibly jealous right now.… Expand
NeilV.Sep 18, 2009I'm not really a big fan of cricket so i don't get all the references but this remains a decent album with some great tunes.
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