Kaleo - A/B
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Based on 3 reviews
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Based on 96 ratings
2016 Ratings: #263
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June 10, 2016 / Release Date
LP / Format
Elektra, Atlantic / Label
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an extremely diverse record which is timelessly classic.

with ‘i can’t go on without you’, the vocal performance alone establishes this possibly as the best track kaleo may ever release.

‘vor í vaglaskógi’ is a modern take on an icelandic standard.
the lead singles are iconic. ‘no good’ invented an entire genre: it’s punk with twinges of icelandic country rock. all the pretty girls’, is calmingly beautiful. ’Way down ... read more
I keep re-reviewing this album once every three months since I never know what to type or what to say that's already been said, so I'm just going to list some things that I like. the vocals are always on point. It doesn't matter how rough or how soft the song itself is, the vocals always seem to fit perfectly. the guitar solos are always goddamn catchy. The best solos are in my opinion in 'I cant go on without you', 'broken bones' and 'hot blood'.

I could say that this album lacks ... read more
100th review !

For this special review, I wanted to talk about an album that I used to love and recently came across again by looking at someone else's page on AOTY.

"A/B" is an album by Kaleo that I really enjoyed back in 2016. This goes to show that Björk is not the only Icelandic musical artist that is worth listening. This album is not perfect but it does a pretty great job at many things.

The composition and the production is not something that you could consider ... read more
Critics are crazy, this album is gold, blues rock's apple of eye <3

Fav Songs: Way Down We Go, Hot Blood, All the Pretty Girls, Vor í Vaglaskógi
So this is my favorite album of all time. And it's the album that first got me into rock music. The first time I heard it I actually wasn't blown away but it started to grow on me pretty quickly.

I think this albums biggest strength that I didn't appreciate for a long time was how it hits so many genres. Actually gave me a warped view of what "rock" was for awhile. It covers hard rock, blues rock, and folk rock. And in my opinion, it does so seamlessly.

The other aspect that makes ... read more
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Added on: May 9, 2016