7 of 7 people found the following review helpful
not bad at all,
This review is from: Rascalize (Audio CD)
I've had this for a couple of days after really looking forward to it for a while (I only heard of the Rascals after the Shadow Puppets record).
It's OK: like the Coral crossed with Arctic Monkeys but not as good as either (who are both excellent). Without going into a track-by-track description, it sounds exactly like you probably imagine it would, though it just doesn't consistently gallop along like I expected. There is a good mixture of pace, but maybe a bit much mid-tempo...
Certainly, it is not as immediate as Monkeys albums (or the Puppets one).
The sequence is strange too. I like the end of the album better than the beginning, whereas normally I tend to find the songs I like best at the beginning.
Still, I'm glad I bought it. It is well worth a listen and I reckon I'll come back to it in the future.