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Neon Bible ~ Arcade Fire
Neon Bible ~ Arcade Fire
3 of 8 people found the following review helpful
Having loved Funeral so much I was expecting this album to be a bit of a let down, or fail to hit their previous highs. To some extent this is true, is isn't as good as Funeral, however this doesn't prevent it being a strong album. It's weakness is that it fails to provide real stand-out tracks, with the middle of the album clutered with a number of similar sounding, slow paced tracks.

The opener 'Black Mirror' is a brooding epic, flowing into the more upbeat 'Keep the Care Running' of which I personally am not a huge fan, 'Neon Bible' is a rather low key throw-away track at 2 minutes long. 'Intervention' however raises the standard, offering one of the albums few stand-out… Read more