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The Kooks - Listen
Critic Score
Based on 12 reviews
2014 Ratings: #998 / 1012
User Score
Based on 100 ratings
2014 Ratings: #373
Liked by 5 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!

72

Not as good as the first 2 albums however better then the third. Just not to many memorable tracks like their last album. However very good final song.

RichardsH
54

It’s clear the kooks had ran out of ideas when they incorporated a choir as well as using fifa as a promotion method

RichardsH
54

It’s clear the kooks had ran out of ideas when they incorporated a choir as well as using fifa as a promotion method

Lurgee
55

Here, The Kooks continue with their pop-influenced sound that they grabbed on their last album. However, unlike JoTH, this one doesn't work nearly as well. By no means is Listen a bad album, but while there are a handful of memorable standouts, there are also some of the band's worst moments on here. Sometimes, it feels like they're trying too hard to fit in with what was mainstream in 2014.

Favorites: Around Town, See Me Now, Westside, Bad Habit, Sweet Emotion

Least Favorites: It Was London, ... read more

72

Not as good as the first 2 albums however better then the third. Just not to many memorable tracks like their last album. However very good final song.

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Track List

  1. Around Town
  2. Forgive & Forget
  3. Westside
  4. See Me Now
  5. It Was London
  6. Bad Habit
  7. Down
  8. Dreams
  9. Are We Electric
  10. Sunrise
  11. Sweet Emotion

 

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Added on: April 26, 2014