When I put this CD on for the first time, I was definitely disappointed. The first single, When You Were Young, is a song I adored and can't get enough of. The rest of the album, however, seemed a little dull and slightly unimaginative. That was two days ago. Since then, I've listened to it several times and have had to come to the conclusion that I was extremely wrong.
When You Were Young still takes the place as "favourite song off the album" but, however, the rest of the CD is certainly growing on me. The Enter- and exitludes are perhaps a little unimaginative in their lyrics but the tunes are well, pretty beautiful, and the rest of the tracks have an edge to them. Sam's Town in particular has become a favourite, with its wonderful ending chorus, and For Reasons Unknown is great as well. As for the other tracks, give me some time and a few more listens, and I'm sure I'll come to love them as much as those mentioned.
Don't be put off if, the first time you listen to this CD you think that its not much good. Give it a chance and you're sure to start to adore it. In fact, even as I'm writing this review I've decided that Bling (Confessions of a King) is another fabulous song. And I just remembered that I didn't like When You Were Young the first time I heard it either.
It's a slow starter, but its another fantastic offering from the Killers and is definitely worth your money.