Intriguer

Crowded House - Intriguer
Critic Score
Based on 10 reviews
2010 Ratings: #336 / 894
User Score
Based on 12 ratings
July 13, 2010 / Release Date
LP / Format
Fantasy / Label
Rock / Genres
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CRITIC REVIEWS

70
PopMatters

Today’s young rock stars can only hope their careers last as long and turn out as idyllic as Neil Finn’s has. For more than 30 years, Finn has been turning out charming, often brilliant thinking-person’s pop. His two bands, Split Enz and Crowded House, have been successful enough to keep money in the bank, but not huge enough to invite destructive excess. He’s also released solo albums and collaborated with his brother Tim on a pair. He’s quietly become something of an elder statesman, and everyone from Cheryl Crow to Eddie Vedder, from Johnny Marr to Radiohead, has lined up to pay tribute and collaborate.

60
American Songwriter
The result is a pop sound that’s optimistic, yet shadowed by something a bit darker– an etherized melancholy. It’s an album laden with the happy images of love and romanticized references to European locales, but it’s tinged with mild tones of disenchantment.
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Track List

  1. Saturday Sun
  2. Archer's Arrows
  3. Amsterdam
  4. Either Side Of The World
  5. Falling Dove
  6. Isolation
  7. Twice If You're Lucky
  8. Even If
  9. Inside Out
  10. Elephants

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