Helen Lear from The Music wrote that Strangeland “will still sound to some like middle-of-the-road indie-pop” and “pretty much what you would expect from Keane”, but “the tempo is noticeably more upbeat and the style more diverse than previous albums” and “offers some more fun in a grown-up style that may attract new fans to take a listen. The former was released internationally on 13 March , while the latter was released on 27 April Retrieved 15 May BBC Music Their review was only somewhat favourable. With a tracklist that reads more like a list of chapter titles from a self-help book than actual songs, Strangeland plays as though the band is trying to give themselves a pep talk—and at this point, they desperately need one. The second single, ” Disconnected “, was released on 27 April in Germany, Switzerland and Austria. But it’s a more hopeful record than it might sound!
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Strangeland — review Music”. Retrieved 13 March Boston Globe Their review was positive.
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This is, I think, a fair claim to make; Keane are not viewed as a particularly cool bunch. Sputnikmusic – 60 Based on rating 3. As all too many artists know, the fight to stay relevant is a real bitch.
Compared to Keane’s previous full-length studio album Perfect Symmetrythe album focuses more on songwriting: Retrieved 13 April CD Review – Keane, Strangeland”.
Album Review of Strangeland by Keane.
Strangeland Album Review – Reviews – Music”. The second single, ” Disconnected “, was released on 27 April in Germany, Switzerland and Austria.
The title track is about setting off in a certain path in life and thinking it’s going to go one way, albjm finding out life’s taken a detour. Copyright – MusicCriticall rights reserved. Closer in tone to ‘s Under the Iron Sea, some may find Strangeland’s reliable mix of Coldplay, Snow Patrol, and “Sit Down”-era James straangeland be a bit rote, but when it comes to crafting relatively safe, achingly melodic, and terminally sincere adult alternative rock songs, there are few groups as prodigious as the East Sussex quartet.
There are times when life in the city all gets a bit much and your ceiling falls down and you’re donating your entire life savings to TFL to get to work and Boys Are Rubbish and you just want a hot chocolate and for someone to tell you ‘there there, it’s okay’ while patting you on the head like one of those ridiculously fluffy Crufts dogs.
You write a lot of shit songs to get to the good ones.
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Strangeland Album Review of Strangeland by Keane. Retrieved 15 May Retrieved 6 June Views Read Edit View history.
The former was released internationally on 13 Marchwhile the latter was released on 27 April Keane began working on demo tracks for Strangeland in Retrieved 11 May His ieane for Strangeland ache with nostalgia and regret, for simpler days and a time before responsibility.
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Strangeland — review Music The Observer”.
Their fourth album proper, however, finds them back on more familiar territory, once again plotting a course through the sort of classy, yet anthemic, piano-led material that first brought them to prominence. With the new Strangeland, however, the U. Get off the night train and hop back on the Keane train. Sheeran and Stormzy still on top”.
Select albums in the Format field. Retrieved 28 September Alternative rockindie pop. CDdigital download. DIY Magazine Their review was only somewhat favourable.
Helen Lear from The Music wrote that Strangeland “will still sound to some like middle-of-the-road indie-pop” and “pretty much what you would expect from Keane”, but “the tempo is noticeably more upbeat albm the style more diverse than previous albums” and “offers some more fun in a grown-up style that may attract new fans to take a listen.