A Different Kind of Fix

Bombay Bicycle Club - A Different Kind of Fix
Critic Score
Based on 15 reviews
2011 Ratings: #200 / 922
User Score
Based on 87 ratings
2011 Ratings: #173
August 29, 2011 / Release Date
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CRITIC REVIEWS

82
Beats Per Minute

They’ve had to adapt and evolve, and they’ve done so in style.

80
PopMatters

A Different Kind of Fix takes derivatives from the band’s native peers, strips them to the core, and rebuilds them as the 2011 model of British alt-rock.

80
No Ripcord

A more experimental, adventurous and confident sound from a band that have noticeably matured.

70
Pitchfork

While the songs are wildly improved, I still can't say there's much of a discernible identity.

Aoaystheory
80
BAND OF THE WEEK : Album Review #3

BBC has done it yet again! They changed genres! If you were unfamiliar with the band you'd probably guess they just haven't found a sound that suites them yet. That's they're indecisive. The facts are, that couldn't be further from the truth. BBC goes into each record confident with their new approach, and the music reflects that. We started out with post-punk fused pop, then we got some sparse indie folk, and we've finally arrived at the beginning of ... read more
90
Their best decision yet was to feature more keyboards in their songs, giving something that missed in the other records, an atmosphere. An amazing output, to say the least
rapmartin12
76
Stand-Out Tracks:
- Bad Timing
- Lights Out, Words Gone
cwmDJ
89
catchy indie tunes - excellent song writing
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Year End Lists

#5/The Fly
#13/Q Magazine
#16/NME

Track List

  1. How Can You Swallow So Much Sleep
  2. Bad Timing
  3. Your Eyes
  4. Lights Out, Words Gone
  5. Take The Right One
  6. Shuffle
  7. Beggars 
  8. Leave It
  9. Fracture
  10. What You Want
  11. Favourite Day 
  12. Still
  13. Beg (Bonus track)
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Added on: August 30, 2011