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  • Summary: Dance-punk producer (and one-half of The DFA) James Murphy returns with his second LCD Soundsytem album.

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All My Friends
That's how it starts. We go back to your house. We check the charts And start to figure it out. And if it's crowded, all the better because we know... See the rest of the song lyrics
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 36 out of 41
  2. Negative: 0 out of 41
  1. It's a straight-up masterpiece, blending indie-rock attitude and clattering dance beats with lethal sardonic humor.
  2. Urb
    100
    The vocals are where Murphy has developed the most, trading in his Mark E. Smith yelp for various crooning styles. [Jan/Feb 2007, p.75]
  3. As a cohesive album and a personal statement, Sound of Silver is superior in most every way.
  4. It's occasionally like a dream collaboration between Bill Hicks and New Order, with Giorgio Moroder producing.
  5. Whereas Murphy's wise enough never to let his showing off spoil the fun, he can't avoid investing these songs with heart and soul.
  6. True, LCD's music is not for everyone, which may have something to do with why their fans love them as they do. If you fall into the latter category, however, Silver is gold.
  7. Someone please get this man his edge back.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 83 out of 110
  2. Negative: 8 out of 110
  1. MattB.
    Sep 7, 2007
    10
    This album is extraordinary. The man is a genius Funk Soul Brother? Nigel, get a clue.
  2. jazzym
    Mar 28, 2007
    10
    this album is even better than smoking drugs
  3. romanmc
    May 3, 2007
    10
    Outstanding. More rewarding the more you listen to it.
  4. FábioJ
    Mar 21, 2007
    9
    Another great album from a great band. Looking forward to seeing him live. Visit Os Novos Pornógrafos http://osnovospornografos.blogs.sapo.pt
  5. ScottW.
    Aug 20, 2007
    9
    If you are looking for something different in the electronic sound, LCD Soundsystem are one of the best things going in that type of music. If you are looking for something different in the electronic sound, LCD Soundsystem are one of the best things going in that type of music. This is one of the best albumes in 2007. Sound of Silver is not a pop song albume though. Its one these albumes thats a little bite on the arty side but, this secound albume shows that they nkow what they are doing. Expand
  6. AlexP
    Mar 26, 2007
    7
    This guy obviously has talent. It's just a shame the stuff he writes is so repetitive. It would be a lot better if he mixed it up a This guy obviously has talent. It's just a shame the stuff he writes is so repetitive. It would be a lot better if he mixed it up a little more. Usually by about 2 minutes into the song I'm going crazy from hearing the same note 10000 times. Expand
  7. vzvzvhello
    Mar 22, 2007
    0
    this album sucks!

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