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Let's Bottle Bohemia ~ Thrills
2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A steady return, 13 Sep 2004
The first thing that you must realise is that this album is not alot different to the Thrills' debut "so Much For The City". The sunshine pop that haunted the band has sort of gone, but this is still a collection of songs mainly influenced by 60's/70's american pop music.Connor Deasys' lyrics are becoming more adventurous and the rewards are a much more grown up album than the first.
This reveiw is a little biased as I am a massive fan of the band but I am really impressed by the new album. I felt the tempo of the first album was a little bit all over the place- slow song, fast song, slow song etc. The new album on the other hand flows along with great ease and even though it lasts… Read more
TEN (+ 3 Bonus Tracks) ~ Pearl Jam
7 of 11 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars This takes me back.., 7 Aug 2004
I bought this album twelve years ago and loved it and when I recently rediscovered my old tape the other day I had a listen and immediately bought it on CD. The memories came flooding back and I was a wannabe-rebel wiith long greasy hair again.
There is a great mix of tunes on this album- for example the album opens frenzidly with the track "once". There are though, more sombre tracks like the two classic singles "Jeremy" and "alive".
The best thing about this album though is that Pearl Jam had their own sound which fitted into the grunge scene perfectly without falling into the trap of trying to sound like Nirvana. I urge you to check it out, "Ten" is a real piece of rock history… Read more

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