4 of 5 people found the following review helpful
How anyone can slag off Big Thing is a complete mystery to me, but anyway...
I've finally gotten hold of this CD and all I can say is, wow!
This is as good, if not arguably better than Astronaut.
The track that hit me the most first time around was Playing with Uranium.
There aren't any massive singles on this album, like Come Undone on the Wedding Album, but every track is of such a high standard, that doesn't matter one bit.
All in all, one highly polished and recommendable album.
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
The sensation of having these in your ear takes a little getting used to, but when you do, you'll never want to go back to the old style 'ear buds'. A friend of mine says that "they make love to your ears", and that's pretty much what they do, in every sense(use your imagination here, folks). Whether it's the background noise reduction nature of the phones or improved drivers, I can't be sure. What I can be sure of is that now when I listen to something I'm familiar with, I can hear detail that I couldn't hear before on the old phones, everything is so much clearer and vivid and the bass is more tangible without any hint of wooliness. These have to be the best upgrade to your… Read more
9 of 9 people found the following review helpful
The first time heard this, I tended to agree with the more negative comments here.
But when I got "Watching the Detectives", I was blown away.
This has got to be one of the coolest cover versions ever.
On subsequent listens, the rest of the album began to grow on me.
"911 is a Joke" is much better now than the first time I heard it. I give this album 4 stars plus an extra star for WTD
Give this second or third airing, I'm sure you will be suprised.