Myths of the Near Future

Klaxons - Myths of the Near Future
Critic Score
Based on 20 reviews
2007 Ratings: #445 / 703
Year End Rank: #27
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Based on 163 ratings
2007 Ratings: #216
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Whether Klaxons will reshape our world into a fluorescent myth-tropolis as successfully as The Strokes turned the mono-tune remains to be seen, but their debut has the anatomy necessary to change the course of a generation.


Personally not a massive fan but it’s kinda fun and funky


I hate this album

Look man, I'm not gonna hold back at all saying this, I hate Klaxons. Back in 2019 I tried so freaking hard to enjoy them and I just couldn't, and I know it's totally on me, but to some extent, I was even forcing myself to like their music. You may be wondering, "why would you do that?" and my answer is... I don't know.

Look, one day I discovered the MASTERPIECE that "Golden Skans" is, seriously, one of my favorite songs of all time, and just looking at ... read more


Klaxons' debut, Myths of the Near Future, is a fun manic dance-punk / New Rave release with so many catchy and memorable songs and whilst some songs don't stick the landing, nothing can take away my enjoyment from the catchy Golden Skans to the manic and energtic Atlantis to Interzone.

Track Review

Two Receivers 7.5/10.
Atlantis to Interzone 8.5/10.
Golden Skans 9/10
Totem On the Timeline 7.5/10.
As Above So Below 7/10
Isle of Her 6.5/10
Gravity's Rainbow 8/10
Forgotten Works 6/10
Magick ... read more


Pretty fun. Wish there was more substance though.




To start off with we have “two receivers”. This song is a decent upbeat opener that’s has nice vocals mixed with a fast drum and hi-hat beat but is a solid track to kick start the album. “Atlantis to interzone” switches it up with a different vibe with an even quicker song with an interesting sound but it works well following off from the first track. The song switches up halfway through which is unexpected but not too bad with the guitar riff kinda giving me some ... read more

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Track List

  1. Two Receivers
  2. Atlantis to Interzone
  3. Golden Skans
  4. Totem On the Timeline
  5. As Above So Below
  6. Isle of Her
  7. Gravity's Rainbow
  8. Forgotten Works
  9. Magick
  10. It's Not Over Yet
  11. Four Horsemen of 2012
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