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BURN THIS CITY!

Advantages: Danceable, great lyrics, effortlessly cool, influential
Disadvantages: Nil, other than the bandwagon-hoppers it may cause

...The band that go by the name of Franz Ferdinand have had a rather spectacular 2004. Going from alternative underdogs with a limited cult audience at the start of the year, they ended 2004 and began 2005 as the biggest band in the nation, seemingly adored ...

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Worth the Mercury Prize?

Advantages: Quality tunes, British band
Disadvantages: Too short

Introduction Iíve been thinking all afternoon about my next review and was totally out of ideas! However, suddenly I remembered I hadnít written a music review in a while so I thought I may as well write one to get me back writing again. The second p ...

ashtonluke 20.09.2004 ∑ Read full review
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This assassination will require four bullets

Advantages: Enjoyably listenable without descending into ear shattering noise
Disadvantages: Final half of the album starts to tire

Well, wonders never cease. Me doing a proper mainstream music review! I have thus far written roughly 70 reviews on classical and film music of varying popularity during my time on the review sites, but never have I ventured into the realms of what more ...

berlioz 01.08.2006 ∑ Read full review
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Franz Ferdinand

Advantages: Great album that rarely loses pace
Disadvantages: One weaker track, would be very 'samey' to some

...singles that I had heard from Franz Ferdinand, so when this album was released, I had to buy it. As I have a lot of time on my minds at the minute, I have been looking through some old CD's and thought I would review a few of them ...

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Some Damned Silly Thing In The Balkans*

Advantages: The are From Scotland
Disadvantages: Glasgow Actually

One of the frustrations of being Scottish is the number of crappy bands that come out of the country; I think we are second only to Canada in producing utter rubbish bands. This is a pity as there has always been a thriving underground scene in Scotland w ...

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