Love Is Here

Starsailor - Love Is Here
Critic Score
Based on 11 reviews
2001 Ratings: #108 / 240
User Score
Based on 40 ratings
2001 Rank: #309
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IvanDrerer
84

Idk why Love Is Here has such a mid rating, it's darker than Travis, Keane and another 2000's britpop bands, but melodies are catchy and envolving. Lyrics aren't the best in some songs, but it isn't a big problem at all when the vocals which sing them are unique and flow with the music. My major complain in this is the closer Coming Down. The first three minutes sound exceptional and outstanding, and when the rythm twists I waited for a Beach Life-In-Death experience, a magnum opus that could ... read more

julnen
84

8.5/10 - Tie Up My Hands
9.0/10 - Poor Misguided Fool
9.0/10 - Alcoholic
7.5/10 - Lullaby
10/10 - Way to Fall
8.0/10 - Fever
8.0/10 - She Just Wept
8.5/10 - Talk Her Down
10/10 - Love Is Here
8.5/10 - Good Souls
8.0/10 - Coming Down

Avg: 8.4

homotom
40

The weepy low-stakes melodrama used to feel a lot better. As a middle-schooler, it hit correctly. The band was capable of finding hooks in pieces but, now that i'm older and looking back, the album feels like a bag of self pity more than it does a piece of earnest melodrama and emotionalism. Good Souls remains the highlight here. But wow these are some gibberish lyrics.

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Track List

  1. Tie Up My Hands
  2. Poor Misguided Fool
  3. Alcoholic
  4. Lullaby
  5. Way to Fall
  6. Fever
  7. She Just Wept
  8. Talk Her Down
  9. Love Is Here
  10. Good Souls
  11. Coming Down

Year End Lists

#5/NME
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Added on: May 18, 2013