- Broken Bells

Broken Bells - Broken Bells
CRITIC SCORE
71
Based on 21 reviews
2010 Rank: #427 / 824
USER SCORE
72
Based on
49 ratings

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90
Drowned in Sound

As musical collaborations go, the one embarked upon by James Mercer, mercurial singer/songwriter with esteemed Portlanders The Shins, and Brian Burton, better known as producer extraordinaire Danger Mouse, has to go down as one of the most unlikely. While perhaps not in the sublime bracket of ridiculousness inhabited by Burt Bacharach's mutual love-in with Elvis Costello and Dr Dre that reared 2005's ill-advised At This Time or Bing Crosby and David Bowie uttering Christmas carols to one another, it certainly set the proverbial cat amongst the pigeons late last year when Mercer announced Broken Bells was a fully projected work in progress and an album would be imminent.

Felindie
80
Fav Tracks: The High Road, The Ghost Inside, Your Head Is On Fire
SiberianBreaks
60
The first song of this album was pretty good. The rest of the album is quite average and boring though. Still not a terrible album. It's just something I wouldn't care to play all the way through.

Favourite tracks: The High Road
DefSky
83
" What amounts to a dream anymore " Broken Bell
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