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Some ginger to spice up your musical life

Advantages: A diverse range of songs delivered by an excellent singer/songwriter
Disadvantages: A couple of less good songs but that's quibbling

One of the best things about contemporary music is that much of it defies categorisation making it far easier for performers to stray into other musical genres. Sadly, this does mean that many artists are lumped under the fairly meaningless epithet of ...

ladybracknell 30.01.2012 · Read full review
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Honey Pie, I Don't Know When It Started

Advantages: A Decent debut, fueled by raw energy
Disadvantages: His vocals will make or break this album for some

This years Reading festival didn't quite bring as many new bands to my attention as previous years, it did however introduce me to a couple of bands I really enjoyed live. One of those bands were Art Brut, but whether they would stand the test of post fes ...

Andy.mack 28.12.2005 · Read full review
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Review of Bang Bang Rock & Roll - Art Brut

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*sings* Wrote a review, I wrote a review...

Advantages: cheeky, energetic, youthful, witty, quirky, instantly singalongable!
Disadvantages: you may not "get" it or like the singer.

The first time I heard an Art Brut (meaning "outsider art") song, "Formed A Band", I didn't really "get" it and just dismissed it as a silly little singalong. Then, after friends and websites recommended their album lots of times, I started thinking about ...

helen666 22.08.2006 · Read full review
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Art Brut - Bang Bang Rock & Roll

Advantages: Rock and roll....comedic style!
Disadvantages: Disadvantages?!

The world of rock music may be constantly changing with bands taking styles and "combining" them accordingly etc......however "comedy rock" was never really mastered, unless you count Spinal Tap! Tenacious D certainly seem to be the front-runners, however ...

carl.mcqueen 17.11.2005 · Read full review
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Ready Art Brut?

Advantages: The Reinvention of the Frontman: Eddie Argos
Disadvantages: Not Enough Brut!

...Now when it comes to Rock N Roll, Art Brut's debut is cranked up to 11, a 30something minute blast of wit and intelligence, screeching and howling through tracks like the title track 'Bang Bang Rock N Roll', the hilarious 'Formed A Band' (Featuring the l ...

highlyevolved88 06.08.2005 · Read full review
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