I Had the Blues But I Shook Them Loose

Bombay Bicycle Club - I Had the Blues But I Shook Them Loose
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Based on 11 reviews
2009 Ratings: #411 / 851
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Based on 70 ratings
2009 Ratings: #53
July 6, 2009 / Release Date
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Aoaystheory
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BAND OF THE WEEK: ALBUM REVIEW #1

Bombay Bicycle Club's debut is a wonderful blend of indie rock and post-punk with heavy undertones of pop. Now that I finally listened to it in its entirety I can see what all buzz was about. For someone who began listening to them at this point of their career, I could understand why they might feel lukewarm about their releases from this point forward due to the fact they drop the post-punk aspect of their sound as they move onward which was the main thing ... read more
Felindie
75
Fav Tracks: Dust On The Ground, Always Like This, Magnet, What If
89
One of my favourite debuts, it shows an energy that lacks in a lot of rock / indie rock albums
MarkCooper
83
Around seven years later, and The Giantess is still one of the prettiest guitar songs I've ever heard
kidhead
67
relaxing cup of café con leche in plaza mayor
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