Mr S W Davis

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Is This It? ~ The Strokes
Is This It? ~ The Strokes
7 of 8 people found the following review helpful
When a band is hyped into the stratosphere by all and sundry before even entering the public conciousness like The Strokes, then it is downright inevitable their album would be described by many as a disappointment. To me, this couldn't be further from the truth. I have an extensive record collection, and have wasted horrific amounts of money on albums that just weren't worth it. Is This It is truly a breath of fresh air. Every track on the album evokes a different mood, all with one thing in common: they are a joy to listen to. The stripped-down arrangements and jagged, jittery riffs may seem simplistic at first, but every listen further emphasises the depth and quality on offer here. From… Read more