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Dog Man Star ~ Suede
Dog Man Star ~ Suede
0 of 2 people found the following review helpful
This is an astonishing debut, and it remains one of the best albums I've ever heard. Yes they might have become shadows of their former selves, and yes the later drama threatened to eclipse the music the so obviously loved, but my god. Suede remains a scintillating debut.

Bernard Butler and Brett Anderson threw caution to the wind and just made a dynamic record that defied to pigeonhole itself. Anderson's falsetto voice, Butlers angry guitars. It's a beautiful mix, ably supported by Simon Gilbert on drums and Mat Osman on bass. Dark and moody, and joyfully uplifting, it's a bizarre, hodge podge of an album that doesn't care that it's different to its peers and just wants to have… Read more
People Move On ~ Bernard Butler
People Move On ~ Bernard Butler
4.0 out of 5 stars Bernard rocks, 24 Aug 2012
He might not have the strongest of voices, but man does Bernard know how to write great songs. He also plays a guitar like a demon. This is a superb debut album that has a cool Phil Spector vibe to it. Highly recommended for Suede fans.
The Hunger Games District 12 Board Game by The Hunger Games
14 of 14 people found the following review helpful
This is a highly interesting adapatation of the popular film.
I say interesting, because I've never encountered a game mechanic that makes the final closing moments of each game so nail-bitingly exciting.

The main crux of The Hunger Games: District 12 is that it's a game about resource gathering.

Each turn players chose to visit popular locations from the film and must gather medicine, fuel, clothing and food from them (depicted in the form of cards). These resources are tremendously important, because you must acquire a specific number of them by the end of certain rounds (there are 12 rounds in total).

If you don't have enough of the required… Read more