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2.0 out of 5 stars Total Eclipse of The Heart?, 21 May 2009
This review is from: Quicken the Heart (Audio CD)
This has to be the most disappointing release of 2009 so far. I loved the previous 2 albums but this is nothing more than mediocre whiny pop.

Completely gone is the indie- post punk edginess displayed in classics like 'Apply some Pressure', 'Limmasol' and 'The Next Unshockable' and 'Our Velocity' replaced with really slow fluffy ballads that make for nothing more than background kitchen music. The new single ' The Kids are Sick Again' is a great indication for the rest of the album in that's it's the worst single they've ever released. So bad that I can't get through it anymore without hitting the skip button.

The Penultimate Clinch, Roller Disco Dreams and Tanned are perhaps the pick of the bunch on this album but never threaten to challenge my favourite past Maximo Park songs. Im afraid the toned down sound is a big miss as is the direction they are going. Bring back the Guitars!!!
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