8 of 8 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Best buy in ages!
I bought this album as an impulse buy after hearing 'The Golden Age' on the Heineken advert and in the hope that the rest of the album wouldn't be a folly, well now I can confirm that it isn't!
It takes a couple of listens through to start to really feel the band's rhythm but once it all clicks it's just fab fun to listen to.
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Published on 9 Jun. 2011 by Brad's Dad
3.0 out of 5 stars Good but needs a better producer.
If The Cardigans were Sweden's newest pop sensation in the 90's.The Asteroid Galaxy Tour must be Denmark latest pop sensation the track Golden Age,seams too be the familiar with Heineken drinkers.You can say the album takes a lot of influences from Funk and Soul and 80's Hip Hip beats and 90's jazz horn breaks.Covering it in with chilled spaced out Air Moon Safari and...
Published on 7 May 2013 by Mr. N. Fraser
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5 of 7 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Mixed Basket,
The art of being able to guess the genre from the band name is dying out. Take Bon Iver's latest offering as part of Volcano Choir, or Bon Iver himself (aka Justin Vernon) for that matter. Any idea what you might be expecting without prior knowledge? Gone are the down-the-line days of bands such as Helloween. Now, there was an outfit who lived up to expectations. What else but heroic hair-metal?
Denmark's The Asteroids Galaxy Tour buck this trend somewhat coming on precisely like one might expect. Their brand of stoner space-pop is entirely summery, somewhat peculiar and gently pleasing. Their intergalactic artwork confirms what their names strongly hints.
`Push The Envelope' recalls Simian (no, not the Mobile Disco) and their sleeper hit `We Are Your Friends'. The Marvin Gaye cover and album closer `Inner City Blues' brings a little jazzy soul to the party. The Cardigan's Gran Turismo era is brought to mind as `Satellite' opens, before lolling into MOR reverie. Thought you'd heard the last of Smashmouth? The legacy of `Walkin' On The Sun' lives on in `The Sun Ain't Shining No More'. `Crazy' is cut-grass, special-cigarette summer distilled. Even Spooks' `Karma Hotel' is plundered for the opener `Lady Jesus'. Elsewhere, Morcheeba's gentle drift washes to shore.
However, `The Golden Age' is way too "Oliver" for public consumption. Mette Lindberg's pitch-shifted, helium-induced and androgynous vocal is at times questionable. The radio-humping bounce of `Around The Bend' (used on an iPod commercial) is bland in comparison to other harmless extracts.
Fruit charms from its onset but repeat listens expose insubstantiality. What's sweet to begin with gently rots over time. Get it while it's still fresh.
5.0 out of 5 stars FRUIT is brilliant!,
This review is from: FRUIT (Audio CD)
The Asteroids Galaxy Tour is a fantastic band and their debut album is definitely their best. This has too many great songs. You listen to one song and the next sounds better and once you get to the end your sad its over. Gotta get this. So good!
5.0 out of 5 stars Great summer album,
Bought this as I loved the band on the heiniken advert and the album didn't dissapoint. Great fun light hearted sound, good for a bbq, listened to this album all summer.
5.0 out of 5 stars Great,
If you like the Dandy Warhols you will like this. Its not mainstream pop for the young kids, you have to listen to the lyrics. A good buy.
5.0 out of 5 stars Fruit cd,
liked the Heineken advert so traced the cd. Suprised how good the rest of the cd is, so is my familly who are also thinking of buying it.
2 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Super Duper!,
Good price for a great band, very mellow tunes you can play at partys or by yourself to relax. Good for all occasions!
1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Thanks to Heineken,
I am always very nervous about buying an album on the strength of a single track, especially one used in an advert. This time though its all worked out great - a wonderful album with a great sound!
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