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Well Keane

Advantages: Superb debut album - catchy tunes and moving lyrics
Disadvantages: Rather mournful in places

~~UPDATED FEBRUARY 2007~~ Despite all their recent fame and glory, there was no overnight success for Keane. Although they stormed into the charts with their debut album "Hopes & Fears" in 2004, they'd actually been around for nearly ten years beforeha ...

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THE NEXT SIR ELTON?

Advantages: Polished, well-crafted
Disadvantages: Too polished, too well-crafted

The music press are always keen to suggest that the latest band to appear on their radar is the 'new' version of the last vaguely similar band that came along, thus Bloc Party become the 'new Franz Ferdinand', the Bravery (yukkk) become the 'new Killers' ...

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So Keane for this album

Advantages: majority if the songs are really good
Disadvantages: a couple of weak songs

I first stumbled upon Keane when i was travelling back home from college on a coach of which radio 1 was on and they played 'Everybodys Changing'. The very melodic notes caught my ear as well as the wonderful verses of which i wanted to known more about t ...

Siobhany 05.08.2004 Read full review
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Cant stop now- im listening to Keane!

Advantages: brilliant lyrics, Chaplin's vioce
Disadvantages: no extras

Who are Keane? This three piece from Battle are, Tom Chaplin on vocals, Tim Rice-Oxley on piano, keyboard and bass, and the gorgeous Richard Hughes on drums. The name Keane comes from Rice-Oxleys nanny, Cherry Keane. Keane were brought to my atte ...

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Lost In The Sunshine

Advantages: Easy listening, great tunes, superb vocals
Disadvantages: I'm getting bored of this already

My musical pedigree is very, very common. If I were at musical Crufts, I’d be something tacky, commercial and completely without credibility. So I don’t base this review on a profound understanding of what’s hot and what’s not in t ...

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