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The Wombats Audio CD
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Within the butterfly-breaking cogs of the music industry, big numbers can bring big problems. And The Wombats’ numbers got big, fast. A platinum album with their 2007 debut ‘Guide To Love, Loss And Desperation’. Over 300,000 combined sales of their indie dancefloor smashes ‘Kill The Director’, ‘Let’s Dance To Joy Division’ ... Read more in Amazon's The Wombats Store

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  • Audio CD (26 April 2011)
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Format: Import
  • Label: Bright Antenna
  • ASIN: B004PC87NG
  • Other Editions: Audio CD  |  Vinyl  |  MP3 Download
  • Average Customer Review: 4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (32 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 610,796 in Music (See Top 100 in Music)

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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
Format:Audio CD
Wow... just wow. I'd never heard the wombats before Amazon recommended 'Techno Fan', and naturally, I was interested by their name - 'The Wombats'. Gimicky it may sound, but gimicky they're not. Their music is serious stuff that everyone will be able to relate to and understand it. I would truly recommend this album to anyone who has a good taste in music and are open minded about about music they listen to. If you thought 'The Killers' album 'Hot Fuss' was brilliant then this already has your name on it as it is a real indie classic.

'The Wombats' songs are reminiscent, nostalgic and served up with a dry, angry, sadistic humour that you're bound to agree with and love. The singles ('Tokyo', 'Jump into the Fog', 'Anti-D' and 'Techno Fan') are fantastic with trmendous choruses. The brilliance doesn't end there though, as 'Perfect Disease', '1996' and 'Walking Disaster' will fill you with blissful nostalgia so that you'll never forget them.

However, I personally found that the absolutely storming tracks overshadowed others... although this is not to say their bad. For example. 'Last Night I Dreamt...' (a song about someone dreaming that they died alone when they're older) can surpass the description of melancholic, possibly causing you to crash your car into a primary school; just to lighten the mood. But maybe one day when your really down in the dumps you may really be able to connect with this track.

Despite this, I don't think that this should put you off as all of the songs are up-tempo and most are faultless and shamefully under rated.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars wombats cd 26 July 2011
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Brilliant cd - alterantive/rock - play it alot - bit like Block Party and The Hurts - which are also worth a buy
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5.0 out of 5 stars this modern glitch wombats review 30 Jun 2011
By vicky_h
Format:Audio CD
I love everything about this band and thier quirky nothern-ness comes across perfectly in this album. I went to see them in Bristol in March earlier this year and they were awesome :) I can safely say that there is not a track on this album that i do not love.
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4.0 out of 5 stars Worth a purchase 10 May 2011
Format:Audio CD
Don't get me wrong, this is a good album but does not reach the dizzying heights that their debut album ascended to. The new wave energy so evident on their first attempt seems to have been quenched a little. Can't really say that I'm a massive fan of Anti-D and find it a curious choice for a single. But having said that it's still very wombatty and will be played over the summer.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Absolutely love this album 27 Jun 2014
By Sam
Format:Audio CD|Verified Purchase
and in my opinion, much, much better than the first. One thing I love about The Wombats is the ability to relate to their lyrics. I feel they write about things that everyone can understand at some point. 1996 is a particularly good song lyric wise, and hits a chord about growing older! I can't list off the best songs, because I like them all. They are all catchy and well written. They are one of my favourite bands and this album cemented that fact for me.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Very good 15 Dec 2013
By Gugo
Format:Audio CD|Verified Purchase
Really like the album, overall I think it is well made, good lyrics and instruments (especially the synth). Kind of didn't like/understand the last track (Schumacher The Champagne)...although good price.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Great Follow Up 25 Oct 2013
Format:MP3 Download|Verified Purchase
I was quite dubious about buying this album after their excellent first album and when I heard the first single from it I wasn't impressed, so I left it! However I am glad to say that this is an excellent follow up album. Not many bands nowadays make good follow up albums but these boys have done that in my mind. Really enjoying it!
The Wombats rock!
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By Jwm
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Ok, this album may take a few listens (with the exception of the singles) but the effort is well worthwhile. No fillers, just a set of fantastic, original and thoughtful tracks. If you want indie you need this!
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
Published 1 month ago by ROD GALLAGHER
5.0 out of 5 stars It is good
If you want to buy music then this is one CD you should buy.
The Wombats are better than many other bands.
So I suggest you try it.
Published 17 months ago by John Neale
5.0 out of 5 stars Brilliant second album!
I love the Wombats, my copy of their first album is more than well played! Wasn't so sure on the newer stuff originally, I didn't think it was the same sound, but this has... Read more
Published 19 months ago by Lisa
5.0 out of 5 stars Good Music!
i Brought this CD for my dad as he loves this music and he said it is really good and would definitely recommend it!
Published 20 months ago by Stacey
4.0 out of 5 stars Brilliant Album
I bought this album just before i took my boyfriend to one of their gigs! Its a Brilliant album - my boyfriend loved it!!
Published on 4 July 2012 by Thursdays Child
5.0 out of 5 stars wow.
this album is one of my favourites, it's amazing and i highly recommend it if you like this sort of thing!
Published on 13 Jun 2012 by hmmm
5.0 out of 5 stars AMAZING
This is an absolutely brilliant album, a rare album where there are no filler tracks, every track is brilliant. My personal favourites being "Schumacher the Champagne" and "1996". Read more
Published on 12 Jun 2012 by The_Listener
5.0 out of 5 stars Absolutely Brilliant!
'This Modern Glitch' has got to be one of the best albums I have ever bought and has been playing non-stop on my Mp3 player for about six months! Read more
Published on 21 May 2012 by Sam
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