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I always considered Carl Barat, vocally if not lyrically, to be a sort of poor man’s Joe Strummer, but on his second post-Libertines offering from the Dirty Pretty Things (who themselves are a retooled version of the latter day Doherty-less touring lineup of the former band) he slips a notch or two more to end […]


First impression: this album isn’t very good… nowhere near as good as Missed the Boat. So I’ll give it another chance. Ok, still not crazy about the mix. The guitars are too thin and trebly, drowning out the vocals in places while sounding like something belched forth from my old Peavey Audition 110 despite the […]


Album Review

07Dec07

Every so often an album comes along that defines a generation, an album that works well with every drug and every mood; an album that gets scratched into your soul. Man. This album is not one of those albums. Following the gradual maturation of the previous two releases, this latest disc promises a return to […]