Echo & the Bunnymen - The Fountain
Critic Score
Based on 9 reviews
2009 Ratings: #831 / 867
User Score
Based on 5 ratings
October 12, 2009 / Release Date
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Ocean Rain / Label
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Here it is, '09... Actually, it's '20 but this LP dropped in '09, so... Anyway, I originally wanted to bless it with a 73 because of how "it" [formulaically] sounds like Echo & the Bunnymen, 'cept it ain't the original lineup. McCulloch sounds himself as does Sergeant. The production is nothing hallmark, but it enters my earholes easy enough without me having to grimace as if an earwig has meandered into the waxen chamber to hop along the grains of sand found therein as if boulder ... read more
Although the band tried to hide the fact that the fountain has dried up, it's totally unable to force the songs to move outwards, towards an audience who simply isn't there.
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Track List

  1. Think I Need It Too
  2. Forgotten Fields
  3. Do You Know Who I Am?
  4. Shroud of Turin
  5. Life of a Thousand Crimes
  6. The Fountain
  7. Everlasting Neverendless
  8. Proxy
  9. Drivetime
  10. The Idolness of Gods
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Added on: July 16, 2013