|Do the D.A.N.C.E, 1, 2, 3, 4 Fight! Stick to the B.E.A.T, Get ready to ignite You were such a P.Y.T (pretty young thing) Catching all the...||See the rest of the song lyrics|
Layers of production can obscure the organic--or at least faux-organic--sounds of a ripping performance. That's not the case on the debut full-length album from French house duo Justice, whose complex, dark, and heavily pop-rock-influenced dance tracks span banging disco grooves to instrumental electro-funk space operas to minimalist hip-hop.
GuillaumeFApr 8, 2009I was nearly crying when listening to the rubbishy Daft Punk's Human After All. Two years later, Justice's Cross made me smile I was nearly crying when listening to the rubbishy Daft Punk's Human After All. Two years later, Justice's Cross made me smile again. There are no highlight here that can come up with Around the World or Digital love (although DVNO and Let there be Light aren't that far), but it's overall better : there's not a single weak track ! It's maybe not quite innovative, of course, but what it does, it does it very, very well. That deserves a 10 in my opinion.… Expand
NoelSJan 12, 2008Will anyone ever stop comparing Justice to Daft Punk? They are two different acts with two different styles. The only thing they have in Will anyone ever stop comparing Justice to Daft Punk? They are two different acts with two different styles. The only thing they have in common is that they are French. Regardless, Cross is my favorite album of 2007, hands down.… Expand
Mar 22, 2011I've been waiting for a dance album this good for years. Not since Homework or Metro Area have I been so jaw-droppingly astounded by theI've been waiting for a dance album this good for years. Not since Homework or Metro Area have I been so jaw-droppingly astounded by the quality of not only the production on the tracks, but the actual tunes themselves. The quality does drop slightly the further you progress through Cross, but it starts at such a high level that this is inevitable. If you love quality dance or electronica and you don't have this album, then stop reading this sentence and....… Expand
JohnnySJul 5, 2007This isn't a pop album. This is a sublime musical experience.
M.C.Sep 6, 2008Reminds me of Jackson and his Computer Band Awesome...!
NeutroFeb 2, 2008I have to disagree with some people.. D A N C E is almost cringeworthy, however - the rest of the album is top notch.
ligvana.Aug 10, 2007Daft Punk wannabes. Absolute rubbish. I'd rather strum my pubes
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