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Moneen - The World I Want to Leave Behind

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Moneen - The World I Want to Leave Behind
Record Label: Vagrant Records
Release Date: September 15, 2009
This review is a user submitted review from Jeremy Aaron. You can see all of Jeremy Aaron's submitted reviews here.
 
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02:36 PM on 09/24/09
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I bought this the other day and I had to look all over town for it. This small record store had it and only one copy left. It's pretty good, but The Red Tree is better. Nice review.
09:06 PM on 09/24/09
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Spot on man, I'm lukewarm on this release. I just think the slow songs are pretty lame. Coming from a kid who loves his ballads too.
01:14 AM on 09/25/09
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I think that's fair. I personally love "Redefine" among others, but the record does grow a little static at times. Still a big fan.
02:39 AM on 09/25/09
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Spot on review. This one is in the middle of their catalog for me. I loved The Red Tree dearly, and this isn't nearly as lush or powerful to me ... but it's still quite good. Just could be a bit better.
06:54 AM on 09/25/09
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Spot on review. This one is in the middle of their catalog for me. I loved The Red Tree dearly, and this isn't nearly as lush or powerful to me ... but it's still quite good. Just could be a bit better.

My exact opinion.
07:08 AM on 09/25/09
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Hmmm...I have to put my name in the "I love this album dearly" category. I think "Great Escape" and "Red Eyes" have incredible hooks and layers of intensity. The only thing I disliked on the album was the order of the songs. Spacing the ballads probably would've worked a bit better, than putting three slower tracks in a row. Other than that, this album is spot on. I loved your review, though, Jeremy. Great description, and though I love Red Tree a bit more, this is an immensely beautiful release from a very understated band in the scene.
07:17 AM on 09/25/09
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I think this is up there with The Red Tree, my favourite album so far this year. The dvd that came with it is also awesome.
07:29 AM on 09/25/09
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Can't stop listening to this. So so good.
07:32 AM on 09/25/09
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I really like this album. Upon more listens I may be able to decide whether I like this or Red Tree more. I have to say though that the Glasshouse is my favorite ever .moneen. song! It is brilliant. Great review!
07:51 AM on 09/25/09
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Great review! This album is awesome..and I loved The Red Tree. The thing is you cannot compare the two.
08:04 AM on 09/25/09
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This album got me into the band, but as soon as I grabbed Red Tree I stopped listening to this. Great review.
08:21 AM on 09/25/09
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I could never get into Red Tree. I'll give this a listen and I'm a big fan of Park (RIYL) but I don't know, something about Moneen I just can't latch on to.
08:35 AM on 09/25/09
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love this album! guess I have to agree about some weaker songs in the mix, but still definitely going to be high on my AOTY list.
08:56 AM on 09/25/09
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I personally love this album, I think "Great Escape" is an amazing song. But the amount of ballads do hurt, mostly "Waterfall" Yeah and "Hold That Sound" is one of the best songs I've heard in a long time, love the contrast of detuned guitars and bright shiny chorus.

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