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Old 09-23-2006, 11:04 PM   #106
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Rob Sheffield is probably my least favorite writer for Rolling Stone. I've never agreed with his taste, and from what I've seen of him in MTV or VH1 "news" programs, he's annoying, too.

I haven't heard anything except When You Were Young (it's been really tough for me to avoid listening to live recordings that have surfaced recently), so I'm not going to bother reading all of Sheffield's review until I've heard the album for myself. 2 out of 5 stars is pretty harsh, though.
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Old 09-26-2006, 11:17 AM   #108
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All over Sam's Town, the Killers leave no pompous arena cliche untweaked in their quest to rewrite Born to Run - even though one of the reasons Springsteen's a genius is that he's never tried to rewrite Born to Run himself.
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Well, The Observer just gave it 5 stars.
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True dat.
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we listened to it a few times over today at work, and while I really enjoyed 'hot fuss' this one didn't do much for me. not to say it is a bad record, but the reason I enjoyed their first so much was the fact that it was filled to the brim with some fantastic pop hooks. they seemed to have abandoned that sort of song this time round.

hopefully with time it will grow more on me...
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Apart from a couple of standout tracks I think it's a big pile of crap after the first listen.

Every song sounds like a couple of guys trying to gleam something epic and full of grandeur from a Pixie Stick.

Every chorus and breakdown screams, "we're trying too hard."
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I'll need to give this a few more listens, but I liked what I heard, even if they are trying to hard
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Bonochick just KILLED the other thread.

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Every song sounds like a couple of guys trying to gleam something epic and full of grandeur from a Pixie Stick.
And this is coming from a Muse fan?

BTW, would you consider When You Were Young one of the standouts? If not, then I'm going to freaking love this record.
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Unfortunately I do think When You Were Young is a stand out, along with Sam's Town, Read My Mind, Bones, and The River Is Wild.
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Unfortunately I do think When You Were Young is a stand out, along with Sam's Town, Read My Mind, Bones, and The River Is Wild.
Oh well, perhaps I'll end up disagreeing with you...it wouldn't be the first time.

7 more days...
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i like it

sure its not always great music, but its fun music
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