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The Kooks - Listen
Critic Score
Based on 12 reviews
2014 Ratings: #960 / 975
User Score
Based on 80 ratings
2014 Ratings: #313
Liked by 3 people
September 8, 2014 / Release Date
LP / Format
Virgin EMI / Label
Indie Rock / Genres
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Avakier
51
Around Town is a BANGER!
MrScallops
43
1. 90
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3. 40
4. 30
5. 50
6. 40
7. 10
8. 75
9. 40
10. 30
11. 90

This is the album which turns The Kooks' music on its head. It's an overproduced indie-pop album, filled with electronic sounds, mostly lifeless choruses and endlessly looping melodies. It marks the first major disappointment the band has released, topped only by their next effort. The energetic songs lack the energy the band is known for (with Around The Town being the possible exception), while the ballads feel cold and ... read more
Hops
73
Top 5 Tracks
- Bad Habit
- Westside
- Forgive & Forget
- Sweet Emotion
- See Me Now
68
Very mixed reviews with this one. Seems to be like the marmite of Kooks albums. You'll either love it or hate it. I love it.
unknownpleasure
45
Favorite Tracks: See Me Now, Sweet Emotion
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Added on: April 26, 2014