Twenty One

Mystery Jets - Twenty One
Critic Score
Based on 10 reviews
2008 Ratings: #57 / 757
User Score
Based on 29 ratings
March 24, 2008 / Release Date
LP / Format
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StrawberryBlnd
72
I loved this album, even though songs like “Flakes” made me really sad, ( I feel like he’s implying that him and his ex might have had a miscarriage or something?) half in love with Elizabeth and Hideaway were my least favourite songs but Veiled in grey, Flakes, Umbrella Head, YOUNG LOVE, TWO DOORS DOWN, Hand me down and First to know are my favourites! Definitely recommend especially if you’re seeking out some Bombay bicycle club/ two door cinema club type 2010s ... read more
LaCroixBoix
75
A very sweet, fun album by an underrated British indie rock outfit, Mystery Jets.

It's funny how an album like this slipped past my radar in the late 2000s. This was totally in my ballpark back in the early 2010s, shame that I only discovered it now. I loved the amount of energy they put into every track, tracks like Hideaway and Flakes were especially noteworthy.

Umbrellahead was probably the best track on the LP. I had a lot of fun listening to that one, so much that I actually returned ... read more
aaronalkan
73
Solid album. Love the Erol Alkan-aided production. Lyrics are a little bit too much for me in places on this album, but they are self-aware in some places.

Fav tracks: Young Love, Flakes, Two Doors Down, Behind the Bunhouse
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Year End Lists

#8/NME
#31/musicOMH

Track List

  1. Hideaway
  2. Young Love
  3. Half in Love with Elizabeth
  4. Flakes
  5. Veiled in Grey
  6. Two Doors Down
  7. MJ
  8. Umbrellahead
  9. Hand Me Down
  10. First to Know
  11. Behind the Bunhouse
  12. Somewhere in My Heart
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