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4.0 out of 5 stars
Amazing, but could have been astonishing., 26 Sep 2011
Firstly, I would like to start off to congratulating blink on actually getting the album out and not delaying it...again. However, with that one out the way I think that this is a great album. It has some real classic blink sounds on it that you might have found on the self titled album and maybe even TOYPAJ. However, in my opinion, Toms influence on the album with angels and airwaves is a let down. I think there are too many points in far to many songs where we stuff that could easily be AVA just with Travis drumming...but don't let it put you off. My biggest disappointment is the robot-like sound that appears to be coming from Tom. Marks voice sounds fantastic and has really matured over the last few years, but Tom just sounds like a cat being beaten with a shovel it is really not pleasant.
Overall I would give them an 8/10, one because AVA have crept into it and in my opinion that band should never have come around, 2 because of the robot like auto tune that they have used on Toms appalling voice and 3 because they delayed the album by a year and a half.