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Old 09-02-2009, 12:22 PM   #16
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I checked it out. I think I like it, although it started seeming a little "samey" by about halfway through. Kind of a nice mellow listen, though.
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Old 09-18-2009, 09:08 PM   #17
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Boy, I really love this album. Just nabbed an import of the vinyl.
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Old 12-17-2009, 11:31 PM   #18
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I can't believe I didn't listen to this until today. A co-worker recommended them, and I was just blown away. At least it managed to hit my ears before the end of the year...it's probably going to nab a top 10 spot at this point.
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Old 12-17-2009, 11:41 PM   #19
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I like it a lot, but I can't find myself wanting to rate it that highly. It's really pleasant, and there are a few songs on it I love a little too much ("VCR", "Shelter"), but overall it doesn't feel like there's a lot TOO the album.
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Old 12-17-2009, 11:57 PM   #20
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Maybe so. I'm a sucker for some great ambient, dreamy pop music about sex though.
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Maybe so. I'm a sucker for some great ambient, dreamy pop music about sex though.
Aren't we all?
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Had it since Tuesday, but still haven't listened to it.
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Old 12-18-2009, 01:55 AM   #23
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Had it since Tuesday, but still haven't listened to it.
Do it?
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Well, I was going to go to bed as I'm super tired, but music is a foul temptress. It's being done.
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Old 12-18-2009, 02:02 AM   #25
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I didn't think it was that special on the first couple of listens, but somehow this album just managed to get under my skin.

They're touring here next year apparently. I love the album but I don't know if its hushed low-key vibe will translate live.
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Old 12-18-2009, 02:45 AM   #26
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Well that was extremely good late night music! I really enjoyed it.
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Old 12-18-2009, 04:07 AM   #27
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Gave it a third listen, and yeah, this album definitely works extremely well at night. I mean, nothing really happens, but at this hour, do you honestly notice? Probably not. It's a soundtrack to your mental state. A few songs do stand out though...damn, Shelter and Night Time are fine songs. Nothing awful here either. I probably should rank this higher than #44 of the 105 albums I've heard this year, but its superiors aren't quite so nocturnal.
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I only recently listened to this for the first time as well.

I really like the vibe of it. Listening to it while driving at night was really cool.

It's a 2009 favorite; there isn't a song that really blows you away on here, but nothing is truly bad either. And it's almost like that's the way it should be. This is a true album in the purest sense.

And I'm not sure if I'm making sense, but whatever.
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I only recently listened to this for the first time as well.

I really like the vibe of it. Listening to it while driving at night was really cool.

It's a 2009 favorite; there isn't a song that really blows you away on here, but nothing is truly bad either. And it's almost like that's the way it should be. This is a true album in the purest sense.

And I'm not sure if I'm making sense, but whatever.
Yes, you definitely are. My co-worker and I were just chatting about it this morning, and we also agreed that it's a beautifully cohesive album that doesn't jump around too much, but it feels so unified that it doesn't matter.
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One of the best albums of the year, easily.
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