Helpful votes received on reviews: 90% (19 of 21)


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Some Cities [CD + DVD] ~ Doves
4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A fine album, 2 Mar 2005
Before it was released, I had my doubts as to whether "Some Cities" would be as good as "Lost Souls" and the excellent "The Last Broadcast." I needn't have worried as once again the Doves have delivered an outstanding album that promises to exclusively occupy your CD player for a fair old while after you get it home, with the band's instantly recognisable vocals and drums rehashed in a more 'live' sounding album which lacks the frenetic energy of "The Last Broadcast" without losing that indefinable quality that makes them such a good band. In all honesty, there isn't a weak track on the album; which has more than it's fair share of tracks that can send a shiver down your spine. People… Read more
Championship Manager: Season 02/03 by Eidos
15 of 17 people found the following review helpful
The previous reviews have summed it up pretty well, CM is a class game. Having played the CM series for about 9 odd years on PC I can safely say that it's the best management game around, just don't buy it expecting FIFAesque graphics or 3D stadium design options. What you get is realism - all local league rules and regulations, transfer windows, player career records (caps, goals, clubs), backroom staff and setting up your own training regimes and tactics to name but a few. If you 'get' it it'll end up taking up all your spare time as you end up playing for 'just a bit longer' chasing signings, seeing if your tactical tweaks pay off or seeing if your new striker's going to score in the… Read more
Street Level ~ Def Cut
Street Level ~ Def Cut
I bought this album about 6 months ago solely on the strength of the track 'Fresh' on Steve Lamacq and am still listening to it on and off now. I wouldn't class it as mainstream hip-hop; the albumn's bass-heavy and fast-paced, with some jazzy tracks, but the main focus is on the sampling and great scratching: pretty impressive when combined with some of the guest MCs. Tracks like 'On Your Own Risk' and 'Know Why' are catchy without being cheesy. The album as a whole is definitely original.
Overall, I'd say this is the sort of album you'd be nodding your head to as you're getting ready to you go out - the kind of thing you wouldn't be embarrased to put on at a house party.
I've… Read more

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