- Audio CD (9 Oct. 2006)
- Number of Discs: 1
- Format: CD
- Label: Virgin EMI
- ASIN: B000H3K4R4
- Other Editions: Audio CD | MP3 Download
- Average Customer Review: 4.7 out of 5 stars See all reviews (21 customer reviews)
- Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 91,224 in Music (See Top 100 in Music)
Well Well Well CD
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It's a very straightforward science. Sheffield is the Petri dish you see, the Arctic Monkeys the original bacterial spore of this latest cell culture. It's an accepted inevitability in these kinds of conditions that there will be imminent and accelerated asexual reproduction of said cells, it's just what happens. And lo, a matter of months later nature has taken its course. Milburn are four lads from the city of steel cutlery and Jarvis Cocker with a line in post-Libertines earnestness, pounding rhythms and overflowing colloquial accounts of the life that unfolds immediately around them. Things should be sounding familiar by now.They're by no means the only ones, but by largely following through on their threat and not mucking about too much with the template they've made themselves into a fairly resilient proposition. This isn't a Northern Uproar/Oasis mismatch, though naturally they're missing the extent of their recent forefathers' edge, especially where the Monkeys' bungled eloquence is concerned. But by also ratcheting up the discipline of the Ordinary Boys and the added tunefulness of Maximo Park, especially on "Cheshire Cat Smile" and "Storm In A Teacup", they prove their worth. Everyone likes a game of spot the difference. And it seems things have happened in Sheffield that the Arctic Monkeys haven't had the chance to cover yet. --James Berry
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A: Doesn't matter.
10 points if you answered correctly.
For a bonus 10pts.
Q: Who's better, who's best?
A: Get over it!
Lose a gazillion points and any cool you might have had left if you think either question matters.
Truth is both are excellent. Milburn are more strident, straight forward and in your face. The Arctic Monkeys have the arty songwriting, grittyness and quirks. Both have the Sheffield twang and are obviously bred like good beer from the same hops.
Who came first? Doesn't matter. Who's best? Honestly, get over it. Milburn are another great band to be filed alongside Maximo Park and Bloc Party at the punkier end of the new wave of Brit Pop spectrum.
So enjoy both, it's double the fun :o)
This album sees Milburn set themselves apart from their younger, more famous city-folk, and whilst they haven't broken particularly new ground here, they have still crafted a catchy, exciting sound. I just hope the record-buying public gets a chance to hear it. The lack of coverage this band get in mainstream media is shocking and even the hype-machine (NME) have largely ignored them, probably in favour of some terrible band of drug-addicted art-students in pointy shoes and Russell Brand hair styles.
But I don't want to moan about image and media... Well Well Well is all about music. It really reminds me of a 'northern version', if you'll excuse the tag, of The Rifles album from earlier this year. Its unpretentious, working class rock and roll that has a sense of humour and a heart, and importantly, a melody. There are some really catchy tunes on this album, and my current favourites are "What About Next Time?", "Last Bus" and the rawkus "Lipstick Licking". The songs here are suitable energetic and punky, but there has been criticism, particularly from those who have seen their early live performances, that their sound has been polished and has softened a touch. Maybe I'm getting old, but it still sounds pretty raw to me!
For a start, Milburn formed in 2001, way before the Monkeys, which seems strange when Milburn support them. However, they are all good mates, and it was Milburn who taught some of the Arctics how to play there instruments.
I don't need to go into details of the songs. When you hear them you'll understand, but only, and I mean this, if you forget the whole 'Arctic Monkeys' tag. They are amazing songs. The songs may sound more polished than the demos, and I've heard some people say they've lost some 'character' but who would go out and make an album identical to their old material? If anything, the songs come to life when listened to with the new perspective the band have put on them, a few lyric changes, and different arrangements. They have had to leave off some better songs, if only to progress, but if you think that some of these songs were written up to 3 years ago, you can't blame the lads for wanting a bit of a change.
If Milburn had got there first, I believe Arctic Monkeys would be the ones having to live up to the comparissons. Two great bands, but two very different albums.
I haven't been this excited about a band since I was a teenager and I'm 33 now.
Anyway, they just shade it over the arctic monkeys for me, but as other reviewers have already said, that isn't important. Definitely a band in their own right.
I can't wait to check them out live.
Most Recent Customer Reviews
Awesome - looking forward to their gig in Sheffield later this monthPublished 6 months ago by Toonowl
Excellent up tempo album for rock fans. I like the way that most of the songs can be related to.Published on 5 Jan. 2014 by Andrew Varker
I cannot praise this album enough.I listened to Well Well Well and Send in the boys repeatedly, then gradually listened to the other tracks only to find they were even better. Read morePublished on 18 Dec. 2007 by Craig Laben
Well Well Well is a class album with some great songs, however it's worth hunting down the 'Special Edition' because the extra tracks are a real bonus. Read morePublished on 7 Dec. 2007 by Tony Ruddock
Don't like to hear Milburn compared to the Arctic Monkeys. They are different. I have the Arctics, Milburn and Little Man Tate on my ipod and all have been played the same number... Read morePublished on 26 July 2007 by Dee Vincent-Day