Album
Angles
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Artist
The Strokes

Angles by The Strokes

The Strokes - Angles
CRITIC SCORE
72
Based on 19 reviews
2011 Rank: #330 / 660
USER SCORE
69
Based on
54 ratings

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CRITIC REVIEWS

90
musicOMH

Disjointed, hyperactive, experimental, whatever. Angles is the album to beat this year.

80
Drowned in Sound

It’s The Strokes trying on a load of outfits to see what fits and personally, I think a lot of them fit well.

80
Consequence of Sound

It’s a sultry exhibition, one that spotlights the band’s strengths, yet also its weaknesses.

60
PopMatters

It’s odd that a group that’s pretty much better than anyone else at being too cool for school sometimes seems to be trying too hard on Angles.

59
Pitchfork

Not a roaring comeback as much as a glorified spit-balling session.

30
Tiny Mix Tapes

The Strokes aren’t simply a great let-down, but the best-band-that-should-have-broken-up-long-ago.

User Reviews
SiberianBreaks
78
It's good that the band is trying to change their sound a bit. Some songs work, some don't. But there are some really solid songs in this album.

Best tracks: Machu Picchu, Under Cover Of Darkness, You're So Right, Call Me Back, Gratisfaction, Metabolism, Life Is Simple In The Moonlight

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DETAILS

RELEASED: March 22, 2011
FORMAT: LP
LABEL: RCA
GENRE: Alternative Rock, Indie Rock
WEBSITE: www.thestrokes.com
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Track List
  1. Machu Picchu 
  2. Under Cover of Darkness 
  3. Two Kinds of Happiness 
  4. You're So Right 
  5. Taken for a Fool 
  6. Games 
  7. Call Me Back 
  8. Gratisfaction
  9. Metabolism 
  10. Life Is Simple in the Moonlight
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