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Los Campesinos! - Hello Sadness

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Los Campesinos! - Hello Sadness
Record Label: Arts and Crafts
Release Date: November 15, 2011
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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09:14 AM on 11/16/11
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Blake Solomon
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it's definitely different, but it's also definitely great. I think they realized what we needed now was not another Hold On Now, Youngster, because, really, none of us are that anymore. Good update to their sound, good band, good review, especially the last paragraph.
09:28 AM on 11/16/11
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This album's honestly not doing much for me. I loved their spazzier, twee-ishness sound; this sounds almost too subdued to me save the first three songs.
09:49 AM on 11/16/11
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love this direction for the band, really enjoy this a lot more than Romance is Boring.
10:57 AM on 11/16/11
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Seeing these guys tonight. I hope their live show focuses on the more peppy material.
01:42 PM on 11/16/11
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Album is so good.
02:06 PM on 11/16/11
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Great review and I truly believe this is their best work to date.
02:23 PM on 11/16/11
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Love this album.
02:30 PM on 11/16/11
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This album's honestly not doing much for me. I loved their spazzier, twee-ishness sound; this sounds almost too subdued to me save the first three songs.
I almost agree with you. I flip in and out of wanting more of what you described, but then losing my mind over how amazing and heartbreaking and subdued the last four songs are. I went back and listened to Romance after a long time with Hello Sadness, and it does definitely miss the energy. But damn it, those last four songs... 'Death Rattle' is definitely one of their best.
02:35 PM on 11/16/11
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P.s. Really great review Jeremy. Hit the nail on the head for me.
02:48 PM on 11/16/11
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This album is so good. I'm definitely loving it more than Romance Is Boring, which I also enjoyed.
03:20 PM on 11/16/11
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man, not enough replies in here for a good record and great review, I'm gonna have to tweet out this link.
03:38 PM on 11/16/11
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great fucking record. can't wait to see them tomorrow.
04:05 PM on 11/16/11
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haaaaaaaaaaaa!
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This band is so good, I hope more people would listen to the campesinos
06:33 PM on 11/16/11
Moritz421
childhood is a joke
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Telekinesis is a great req but I'm not sure how apt it is. They're pretty polished up, and Los Campesinos are a lot messier, in a good way. Some similarities for sure though

Great review. I happen to love this album

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