Thursday, July 05, 2007

The Polyphonic Spree--The Fragile Army (2007)

Artist-The Polyphonic Spree
Album-The Fragile Army
Release Date-Jun 19, 2007
Genre/Style-Indie-Pop Alternative-Pop/Rock

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Review-All Music Guide:The melodies are far more varied than on previous outings, and the sense of dynamics and balance of tension in these songs -- and the arrangements that accompany them -- are the most sophisticated this group has ever pulled off.

The Onion (A.V. Club): Such hugeness can be either exhilarating or tiresome, depending on the listener's capacity for joyful crescendos and enthusiastic shouting. But the album's most intriguing moments come when the church-choir antics are scaled back in favor of some introspection.

PopMatters: Given the strength of the music and the shock of the Spree’s new choice of uniform, it is too bad that there isn’t something a little bit more biting, a little bit more revelatory in the lyrics beneath that music, the soul behind the uniforms.

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