A smooth listen, but ultimately a very bland one. I like the vibe they were going for, and i could really see The Arctic Monkeys pull it off, if it wasn't because their songwriting for some reason took a pretty steep dive for this one.
There are some bad backing vocals on a few tracks here, and the more i focus one them, the more grating they get.
Of course there are some highlights on here (mainly the more energetic tracks). But even they are only good listens. Not something i really return ... read more