Bloc Party - Silent Alarm
Critic Score
Based on 16 reviews
2005 Ratings: #25 / 456
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Based on 522 ratings
2005 Ratings: #14
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CRITIC REVIEWS

jordymusic
98
I have seen this album described as sounding like 'Pixies having a knife fight with Blur on Brighton beach' and after presenting that simile I don't even feel the need to describe Silent Alarm in any further detail.

So sweet yet so street. This was Bloc Party at their best. Kele Okereke's obscurely substantial lyricism, his searing and impassioned vocal emotion. The brilliant guitar and bass work which could boast both crunching rock riffage and tender ambient melody. And of course the mental ... read more
Nightwing734
95
Like Eating Glass is one of the best openers of all time ❤︎
Hawk_
100
Are you still hoping for a miracle?
lemuriams
95
This album changed my life and encourages me to discover music. Each song on the album is a manifestation of the genius of young people who changed Indie Rock forever.

On this record, all musicians were the best in the world and the rest only just watched.

There is no point in exchanging the best songs, since everyone is a classic of this genre.
tha138
85
So fresh, so addictive, so powerful, so direct, so passionate, so irresistible.
Absolute joy.
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