The Noise Made By People

Metascore
81

Universal acclaim - based on 11 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 10 out of 11
  2. Negative: 0 out of 11
  1. Broadcast are detached and austere, but mesmerised by their discoveries in the radiophonic workshop. Current single Echo's Answer and the unusually upbeat Come On Let's Go are the best places to start, but this is a classic case of an album working as a whole. Hard work, but compelling.
User Score
8.2

Universal acclaim- based on 11 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 3 out of 3
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 3
  3. Negative: 0 out of 3
  1. Oct 3, 2011
    10
    The Noise Made by People is the first proper album by the English retro-futurists Broadcast. And it is also one of their best. The Noise getsThe Noise Made by People is the first proper album by the English retro-futurists Broadcast. And it is also one of their best. The Noise gets its excellence in two elements: the usage of analogue techniques with modern recording and the haunting vocals by the late Trish Keenan. Her voice seems to guide us through the bleak mood of the songs like a light in the tunnel. A rather feeble light indeed. The bandâ Full Review »
  2. Oct 29, 2010
    9
    When I was a kid, watching UFO, and Captain Scarlet, and Blake's 7, I fully expected to be living in space by this time. Clearly BroadcastWhen I was a kid, watching UFO, and Captain Scarlet, and Blake's 7, I fully expected to be living in space by this time. Clearly Broadcast are. If Francois Truffaut made a movie on a space station, Broadcast would be the house band. Full Review »
  3. JimB
    Mar 27, 2005
    9
    Love this band! Love this album!-"Come On Let's Go" was clearly one of the best singles of 2000. This gem is cinematic,highly Love this band! Love this album!-"Come On Let's Go" was clearly one of the best singles of 2000. This gem is cinematic,highly melodic,seductively eerie and a great late-night listen. Full Review »