|So sentimental Not sentimental no Romantic not discussing it Darling I'm down and lonely When were the fortunate only? I've been looking for...||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]
ZacariasYMay 28, 2009One of the bests albums of the year.
AliCJul 24, 2009Can't stop listening to this album...highly addictive, but you'll still be listening to it obsessively 8 weeks later.
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".… Expand
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?… Collapse
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
|OK Computer: OKNOTOK 1997-2017 - Radiohead|
|Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band [50th Anniversary Edition Deluxe Version] - The Beatles|
|Purple Rain [Deluxe Expanded Edition] - Prince and the Revolution|
|DAMN. - Kendrick Lamar|
|Lovely Creatures: The Best of Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, 1984-2014 [Box Set] - Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds|
|A Boy From Tupelo: The Complete 1953-1955 Recordings [Box Set] - Elvis Presley|
|Kickin Child: Lost Columbia Album 1965 - Dion|
|A Crow Looked at Me - Mount Eerie|
|Singles [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack] [Deluxe Edition] - Various Artists|
|Les Liaisons Dangereuses 1960 - Thelonious Monk|
|Melodrama - Lorde|
|Bright Phoebus [Reissue] - Lal & Mike Waterson|
|The Joshua Tree [30th Anniversary Super Deluxe Edition] - U2|
|Eternity, In Your Arms - Creeper|
|Black Origami - Jlin|
|Science Fiction - Brand New|
|Leftism 22 [Reissue] - Leftfield|
|Big Fish Theory - Vince Staples|
|American Dream - LCD Soundsystem|
|Far from Over - Vijay Iyer|