3 of 4 people found the following review helpful
This is an excellent effort by Corgan and Chamberlain and the other new Pumpkins. Their ever evolving sound and style has taken a new direction whilst still obtaining a classic Pumpkins feel. The focus on COrgan's voice and inept guitar skills and Chamberlain's subtle and intricate skills on the drums make this album, whilst being a lyrical masterpiece. I think this album is bloody great.
Doomsday Clock- This track rocks big time, i love the distortion and Chamberlain's drumming, brilliant. At Reading Festival 2007 this song was great, it makes a great live track as well as an album opener. 9/10
7 Shades of Black- Not quite as powerful as the opener to the track and… Read more
6 of 6 people found the following review helpful
I've been an incubus fan for a number of years now and own everything that they've done...ever. If you are a Incubus follower or listener i'd recommend buying this album. It's a tenner well spent basically.
The reason why this album doesn't get 4 stars is because of Earth to Bella (both parts). I reckon the guys from Incubus would be the first to admit that these songs don't work on this album. I cannot flaw anything else on this album.
Quicksand- Really good song. I really didn't expect this kind of opening from an Incubus album, but this shwos class, exploration of a strange time signature, and it shwos that they have structured this album really well. And the vocals… Read more