by The Notwist
- Record Label: City Slang / Domino
- Release Date: Feb 25, 2003
- Summary: This breaktrhough sixth album for the German band combines a variety of disparate elements, most notably moody indie rock and glitchy electronica (think Hood's Cold House), to great effect.
- Record Label: City Slang / Domino
- Genre(s): Indie, Rock, Electronic
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|You're the colour You're the movement and the spin Never Could it stay with me the whole day long Fail with consequence Lose with eloquence and...||See the rest of the song lyrics|
Positive: 20 out of 20
Mixed: 0 out of 20
Negative: 0 out of 20
A unique and beautiful work that will be returned to again and again. Definitely, already, an album of the year.
Neon Golden is one of the most exquisite electronic albums to come out in ages.
With Neon Golden, the Notwist have created a daring album full of different sounds and textures. While this might sound like a textbook post-rock album, it is without a doubt a record firmly anchored by its pop sensibilities.
Not only shares some textural similarities with Radiohead's "Kid A," but rivals it as an art-rock classic.
With Neon Golden, The Notwist have done something that's not exactly an easy task; they've created an album that's mixes electronic and organic music in a way that makes each better.
The Notwist are, for me, the band New Order never had a good enough singer, or a creative enough programmer, to be.
Young people who think Kraftwerk were more important than the Ramones are free to satisfy their craving for the neu with this retreat into simplicity. But even Radiohead and Mouse on Mars contain more chaos.
Positive: 27 out of 30
Mixed: 1 out of 30
Negative: 2 out of 30
SethNNov 22, 2007Awesome, cant believe I had to listen through the whole track. Once I heard the first song, it was unfortunate that I was just sitting in my Awesome, cant believe I had to listen through the whole track. Once I heard the first song, it was unfortunate that I was just sitting in my car in the drive way and didn't even want to get out.… Expand
RichePJan 8, 2005this is the was music should be heading- because after all, rock is "dead"
karlvMar 4, 2003give it ten a consider it a classic.
AndyWNov 15, 2005there are no words to describe how good this cd is. i highly recommend this.
AsiaZJun 13, 2004Wow. This album is not to be missed, especially by those that appreciate good melodies and inventive production. I can't get it out of Wow. This album is not to be missed, especially by those that appreciate good melodies and inventive production. I can't get it out of my cd player, and that's saying a lot.… Expand
Jan 25, 2012The Notwist swirl through ambient pastiche with this album and Markus Acher's vocals keep it going with little to no ease. I felt a Kid A vibeThe Notwist swirl through ambient pastiche with this album and Markus Acher's vocals keep it going with little to no ease. I felt a Kid A vibe throughout the whole album. Each song fits perfectly in this album. A-… Expand
JohnR.Oct 20, 2003What a stupid album.
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