|So sentimental Not sentimental no! Romantic not discusing it Darling I'm down and lonely When with the fortunate only I've been looking for something...||See the rest of the song lyrics|
Q MagazineIt may be oversimplifying to invoke the spirit of Radiohead, but this could be Phoenix's "Ok Computer" and "Kid A" rolled into one. [Jun 2009, p.130]
MojoThere was potential for so much more. [Jun 2009, p.98]
SimonSJun 28, 2009So catchy and so uplifting. I think I've literally listened to the entire album, from start to finish, 20 times. Favorite song= Big Sun.
GeorgieP.Dec 11, 2009Inspiring ! Creative ! In a category of its own ! Phoenix has created a unique sound that's just so pleasing to the ear that words just Inspiring ! Creative ! In a category of its own ! Phoenix has created a unique sound that's just so pleasing to the ear that words just don't do it justice. You need to listen to the quality of this band to truly understand. Wolfgang Amadeus is what I've been waiting for since i got sucked into "United". Don't miss out on this band, they've got some talent.… Expand
Jun 27, 2011Beautifully constructed, addictive, and just good, wholesome fun! This album is a blast from start to finish. Despite only having 9 songs,Beautifully constructed, addictive, and just good, wholesome fun! This album is a blast from start to finish. Despite only having 9 songs, this album delivers! With many catchy songs that I guarantee will stay in your head, this is a must-hear. The simplicity of this album is one key factor to why it is such an enjoyable album. The must-hear songs on this album if you don't intend to buy it (which you should!) are "Lisztomania", "1901", "Love Like A Sunset", "Countdown (Sick For The Big Sun)", and "Armistice".… Collapse
MycroftW.May 28, 2009Like all your favourite pop-albums rolled into one and the result is frankly better than the sum of the parts. Bloody good!
BobS.Oct 21, 2009Excellent, is all you can say about the songs Lisztomania and 1901. But some songs just revert to dullness, like Girlfriend. Bleugh. That Excellent, is all you can say about the songs Lisztomania and 1901. But some songs just revert to dullness, like Girlfriend. Bleugh. That song is awful. But why are they singing in English if they're french?… Expand
TomPMay 31, 2009Very, very, similar in sound to Of Montreal, only slightly more accessible, but that's a good thing, especially considering Of Very, very, similar in sound to Of Montreal, only slightly more accessible, but that's a good thing, especially considering Of Montreal's last CD was a mess. Consider this to be your amazing substitute.… Expand
JakeWFeb 2, 2010Am I the only person who doesn't get this album? I really want to like it, everyone else seems to, but I just find it... dull?
Published: December 29, 2009We recap the best-reviewed albums of 2009 and collect dozens of music critic top ten lists to determine the best album of the year. While the results point to a clear winner, you can listen to songs from the top 50 albums to help you find your own favorites.
Awards & Rankings
|Automatic for the People [25th Anniversary Deluxe Edition] - R.E.M.|
|Master of Puppets [Remastered & Expanded Edition] - Metallica|
|Cinema [Box Set] - Holger Czukay|
|Time Will Die and Love Will Bury It - Rolo Tomassi|
|Rifles and Rosary Beads - Mary Gauthier|
|Golden Hour - Kacey Musgraves|
|Between the Earth & Sky - Lankum|
|A Man I'd Rather Be, (Part 1) [Box Set] - Bert Jansch|
|Persona - Rival Consoles|
|Savage Young Dü [Box Set] - Hüsker Dü|
|The Dusk in Us - Converge|
|Sparrow - Ashley Monroe|
|Roxy: Tonight's the Night Live - Neil Young|
|POST- - Jeff Rosenstock|
|Trouble No More: The Bootleg Series, Vol. 13 1979-1981 - Bob Dylan|
|Isolation - Kali Uchis|
|What News - Alasdair Roberts|
|Plunge - Fever Ray|
|Twin Fantasy - Car Seat Headrest|
|Microshift - Hookworms|