Push the Button

The Chemical Brothers - Push the Button
Critic Score
Based on 16 reviews
2005 Ratings: #220 / 512
User Score
Based on 172 ratings
2005 Rank: #272
Liked by 17 people
January 24, 2005 / Release Date
LP / Format
Big Beat / Genre
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ImpalaLT
82

This album is a slight improvement over “Come With Us”, but like most Chemical Brothers albums after 1999’s “Surrender”, doesn’t really live up to their 90’s prime.

Favorite: Surface To Air
Least Favorite: Left Right

Plats
74

"Push The Button" is one of the better outings from The Chemical Brothers during the 2000's, but it still doesn't live up to their 90's classics. There are some great highlights here with MOSTLY great guest performances. I say "mostly" because Anwar Superstar's performance is subpar and the hip-hop fusion on "Left Right" is poor.

Fav Tracks: The Boxer, Surface To Air, Close Your Eyes, Galvanize, Believe, Hold Tight London

Least Fav Track: Left ... read more

LouisFunk123
73

Ok, I am very conflicted on this album. At the time of writing, it is probably my least favourite album by these guys, but I still do like it overall. In one breath, it is very varied and you can tell that the Chemicals had lots of fun, has some of their most underrated tracks and has some big singles. But as an album, it feels over done and messy, and while I like how they wanted to change it up here, I just find some songs like ‘Left Right’ to be just downright lazy, generic and ... read more

izzy18
83

Very nice atmosphere and soundscape, the tracks blend in with each other really well and it overall makes the album feel like a musical journey

synthronautic
74

this is pretty fun!

LouisFunk123
73

Ok, I am very conflicted on this album. At the time of writing, it is probably my least favourite album by these guys, but I still do like it overall. In one breath, it is very varied and you can tell that the Chemicals had lots of fun, has some of their most underrated tracks and has some big singles. But as an album, it feels over done and messy, and while I like how they wanted to change it up here, I just find some songs like ‘Left Right’ to be just downright lazy, generic and ... read more

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