Allah-Las

Allah-Las - Allah-Las
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Based on 8 reviews
2012 Ratings: #493 / 950
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Based on 33 ratings
2012 Ratings: #139
September 18, 2012 / Release Date
LP / Format
Innovative Leisure / Label
Garage Rock / Genres
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iamadrianwaller
85
An album with many pros, but some cons. Hooks are okay, but for some reason this album knows how to get you to play it on infinite loops. Favorite Song: Sandy
dearsongs
83
A bunch of know-it-all dudes who work at a record store decide to make a melancholy garage album. This release is probably as good as you could ask for, with several standout tunes and pleasant hooks/melodies throughout. Although its really an obvious rehash of 60's garage (think The Seeds), this is actually a fantastic record if you are into that sort of thing.
polhodie
67
i mean i put these songs in playlists without doubt, but just in the "chill" and "lazy" ones.
zaxapitsa
NR
No need for hooks, just keep it going. This is the rock soundtrack of a day by the beach, replayed on an infinite loop... old radio, sand, wind and lonely hot bartenders.
BamBamIV
70
Listening to this made me look back with virginal fondness, but not with unsullied innocence. So, a quandary-is it cute because it wants to sound all hippy/reverb surf groovy, or is it more than just a teensy tad Hey Listen Kids desperate to sound retro-fresh...? The latter, I'm afraid. Right idea, but no hooks to do the shimmy to. A little (truly, just a little) more creativity in the snappy-yet-simple-melody-line dept. would do this band wonders. There is a melodic thread waiting to sew this ... read more
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Track List

  1. Catamaran 
  2. Don't You Forget It 
  3. Busman's Holiday 
  4. Sacred Sands 
  5. No Voodoo 
  6. Sandy 
  7. Ela Navega 
  8. Tell Me (What's On Your Mind) 
  9. Catalina 
  10. Vis-A-Vis 
  11. Seven Point Five 
  12. Long Journey
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