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Helpful votes received on reviews: 59% (13 of 22)
 

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Top Reviewer Ranking: 4,165,317 - Total Helpful Votes: 13 of 22
Back to Bedlam ~ James Blunt
Back to Bedlam ~ James Blunt
7 of 16 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars over-rated, 21 Jun 2005
Though i can see why so many people are attracted to this album, the fact that many people have labled it as "beautiful" and "touching" is laughable. Though i agree there is many a catch pop song on this album, the lyrics tend to be poor and amateur......"your beautiful"?! Damien rice can get away with repeating soppy lyrics, but unfortunately, James Blunt makes them sound just as tacky as they are
If you want a really decent folk-ish album, try bright eyes or damien rice....leave this drivel out
What It Is To Burn ~ Finch
6 of 6 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Best Album Ever!!!!!!!!, 17 July 2003
I bought this album after hearing Letters to You and What it is to Burn onTv, Both incredible songs. After buying the album, i realised that these were not one offs, just two in a collection of 14 amazin ones.
Every song on this album makes you want to stand up and jump. The music fills you with such emotion and energy that you just want to burst out. Finch provide an interesting cross between punk and hardcore, so that ther are still catchy riffs but with more energy and less poppy.
There is not one bad track on this album, but a few stand out:
The two singles, Letters to you and What is is to burn, probably the two best tracks on the album, Perfection through silence, a… Read more

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