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OK Computer ~ Radiohead
OK Computer ~ Radiohead
4 of 5 people found the following review helpful
OK Computer has been critically dissected more than any album of the 90s. It is a wondrous, sweeping album of glimmering spectral beauty. What is so satisfying about OK Computer is that it is a genuinely cerebral piece of art and yet it is free of pretension and self conscious artifice. OK Computer doesn't just appeal to the head but also to the heart, underneath its cool, futuristic veneer lurks a weight of human emotion. 'Karma Police', 'Lucky' and 'The Tourist' are all capable of stimulating the tear ducts and yet do so in a totally unconscious manner. For all the press about a stark, atonal work of bleakness their is a real sense of hope (if only perhaps to keep Thom Yorke sane in an… Read more
Lost Dogs ~ Pearl Jam
Lost Dogs ~ Pearl Jam
11 of 12 people found the following review helpful
Lost Dogs is a selection of past b-sides and studio outtakes chosen by the band, and the result is an album which stands alongside any of the band's previous work. Both discs are superbly sequenced and indeed all of the tracks are imbued with that wonderful, effervescent magic that is displayed on all of the bands releases. What makes Lost Dogs so satisfying is the fact that the collected material ranges from Ten outtakes right through to Binaural and Riot Act. despite subtle shifts in sound and texture the honesty and emotion that was so prevalent on Ten's twin guitar-nirvana orientated tracks is still there on the obtuse acoustic songs from the Binaural era. Pearl Jam are a band that are… Read more
On the Beach ~ Neil Young
On the Beach ~ Neil Young
9 of 9 people found the following review helpful
ON THE BEACH is one of Neil Young's finest artistic statements, lyrically and musically it is certainly of it's time and yet in emotional terms, it's concerns are timeless. The death of the hippie dream and the cracking veneer of 70s LA are beautifully expressed in the frazzled, insouciant sound and the weariness of Young's vocals. The album is short but the quality of the songs is incredible. Whilst being quite an intense and certainly dark piece of work it possesses a wonderful summer, stoned vibe to it. It's certainly my favourite Neil Young album is right up there with Everybody Knows This Is Nowhere, Tonights the Night and Sleeps With Angels as one of his greatest achievements. It is… Read more

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