Yours Truly, Angry Mob

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  • Summary: Stephen Street produced the British band's second album, which follows their acclaimed 2005 debut 'Employment.'
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 14 out of 29
  2. Negative: 4 out of 29
  1. 80
    An album full of jukebox hits. [Mar 2007, p.98]
  2. 80
    On Yours Truly, Angry Mob, Kaiser Chiefs grow up, dig in and get utterly serious, albeit in a pogo-hopping, decadent British way. [Apr 2007, p.105]
  3. Call this album their application for recognition as one of the decade's major UK bands.
  4. Yours Truly, Angry Mob is one of the catchier guitar records you'll hear all year... But the Kaiser Chiefs can also be a little shallow.
  5. Like its predecessor, the Kaisers' second album is patchy, but does have moments of brilliance.
  6. A sophomore effort that rarely rises above middling.
  7. There’s simply no charm or subtlety on show here, and not even any cheeky, bona fide pop thrills in the vein of “Everyday I Love You Less & Less.”

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 20 out of 26
  2. Negative: 3 out of 26
  1. Caroline
    Mar 27, 2007
    10
    Excellent for a second album. After all, Employment left such great expectations, and they managed to fulfill them right. I LOVE this album.
  2. vikkis
    Apr 3, 2007
    10
    I love this band.their music catches you like a cat on a mouse,this one may take more time to catch,but it will.
  3. TonyS.
    Sep 30, 2007
    10
    Brilliant album. Great follow up. A real grower and as good as if not better than Employment.
  4. KingOfShapes
    Mar 27, 2007
    8
    It's a great album, and no mistake. Not even the Kaiser's take themselves seriously, so why do all the critics that gave this It's a great album, and no mistake. Not even the Kaiser's take themselves seriously, so why do all the critics that gave this tremendous, sing-along pop album such low marks expect this album to be a major musical force? Its about pop music. Simple songs, witty lyrics, catchy hooks. Its a brilliant pop record. If you don't like it, stop sulking and trying to bring everyone else down. Put the CD on, jump around, try and enjoy yourself. That's what this album is all about. And it's fantastic. Expand
  5. EmmanuelP.
    May 16, 2007
    7
    It's not a bad record, but it isn't great neither. It's got a few good songs, but in general is a bit unconsistens, a bit messy.
  6. mick
    Mar 9, 2007
    7
    Not as instant as their first effort, but some seriously good tunes are included on this album and everything else seems to grow on me on Not as instant as their first effort, but some seriously good tunes are included on this album and everything else seems to grow on me on every repeated listen Expand
  7. EddieC
    Apr 8, 2007
    1
    Unoriginal, weedy and boring. A waste of hard earned cash. The chorus on Ruby could have been written and performed by six-formers. Unoriginal, weedy and boring. A waste of hard earned cash. The chorus on Ruby could have been written and performed by six-formers. They're not a patch on Little Man Tate. Expand

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