A Weekend in the City

Bloc Party - A Weekend in the City
Critic Score
Based on 18 reviews
2007 Ratings: #422 / 626
User Score
Based on 87 ratings
2007 Ratings: #83
February 6, 2007 / Release Date
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CRITIC REVIEWS

lemuriams
85
Here is the one or best song of Bloc Party - Kreuzberg

After this album bloc party is lost.
PipePanic
88
Not only are Bloc Party in familiar yet strangely distant territories, the waters here guide Bloc Party into much more emotional, much more punchy and much more experimental waters, if not slightly more forgettable.

Favorite Jams: SRXT, Kreuzberg, Song For Clay (Disappear Here)

Lest Favorite: On
Hackskeptic
80
East London is a vampire, It sucks the joy right out of me”, sings a battle hardened Kele Okereke on the opener “Song For Clay (Disappear Here); a song of discovery, loosely based on Brett Easton Ellis’s novel “Less Than Zero”. For the Bloc Party front man has seen and experienced much and his perspectives of life in the big city aren’t always joyous. He flatly denies that “A Weekend In The City” is an auto biographical commentary, preferring to ... read more
TheBravesDH
86
Criminally underrated sophomore effort. Not sure what they did to upset the critics. They decided to not try and make Silent Alarm 2.0, and pulled off something that would stand as a pinnacle of most band's catalogs. The Prayer was the socially awkward psych-up anthem that got me through some times in college.
77
Not so bad. But 1st is better.
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Track List

  1. Song For Clay (Disappear Here)
  2. Hunting For Witches
  3. Waiting For The 7:18
  4. The Prayer
  5. Uniform
  6. On
  7. Where Is Home?
  8. Kreuzberg
  9. I Still Remember
  10. Sunday
  11. SRXT
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