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Omaha
Staff Reviewer
April 2nd 2013


10434 Comments

Album Rating: 3.1

Well stylistically it is very different from most of the Color Spectrum



It just isn't trying to be crazy, and that's the biggest misconception about this release.

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Xenophanes
Staff Reviewer
April 2nd 2013


10706 Comments

Album Rating: 3.0 | Sound Off

was I the only one underwhelmed by TCS? I love some of it, but only about an album's worth. The rest I probably haven't listened to it about two years. Easily a 3-3.5 for me.



Act II is a five though, with III being a 4. This band just keeps going downhill.

Calc
April 2nd 2013


12571 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

100!

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Omaha
Staff Reviewer
April 2nd 2013


10434 Comments

Album Rating: 3.1

i don't see how the color spectrum was trying to be crazy either



the concept was a bit silly, but it's not like the majority of those songs were super experimental or out there, either




It wasn't about the concept, it was that Casey played with so many styles on the release. I mean, Indigo especially.

Omaha
Staff Reviewer
April 2nd 2013


10434 Comments

Album Rating: 3.1

Agreed. And yeah, I think it's safe to say that-- it seems a lot of people expected this to be wacky, kind of in the vein of TDH's earlier theatrical works.

Ecnalzen
April 2nd 2013


6899 Comments

Album Rating: 3.5

I wasn't sure what to expect when I found out it was a regular studio album instead of some conceptual thingamajig. I have liked it so far tho.

Ecnalzen
April 2nd 2013


6899 Comments

Album Rating: 3.5

They are pretty awesome.

BLUEOmni
April 3rd 2013


687 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5

Xenophanes, I think you're obsessed with telling everyone how average you found this LP. It's okay, though. I find you equally average :]

zxlkho
April 3rd 2013


3482 Comments


It's above average.... it's just average for The Dear Hunter.

Cygnatti
April 3rd 2013


23962 Comments


Lakes, I was told this was gay. And I can say that safely because Toxin.'s not part of this thread.

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Cygnatti
April 3rd 2013


23962 Comments


And I'm pree sure that this is the only gay album you can safely give a 5/5.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dQw4w9WgXcQ

Blump
April 3rd 2013


26 Comments

Album Rating: 3.0

Shame rules

minty901
April 3rd 2013


2123 Comments

Album Rating: 3.0

sweet naivete is so boring. nice sounding piano. but damn. this album definitely takes a big dip after track 7. and if it wasn't for girls i'd say it takes a dip after track 4.

MarkTheDead
April 3rd 2013


668 Comments


Shame and Whisper are the tracks that standout most to me, still.

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WilliaMega
April 3rd 2013


113 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

i don't think the Color Spectrum concept was silly. It's the reason it's a classic on here when each individual EP is nothing better than a 4.

WilliaMega
April 3rd 2013


113 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

double post

UnnamedOcean
April 3rd 2013


3982 Comments

Album Rating: 3.5

The Color Spectrum was bat-shit crazy ambitious, and it actually worked.

BLUEOmni
April 3rd 2013


687 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5

"when each individual EP is nothing better than a 4."



You 'bout to get raped, son! White, Indigo and Violet were definitely higher than 4's, with Indigo being an absolute classic.

ashcrash9
April 3rd 2013


417 Comments

Album Rating: 3.5

In agreement with Lakes on this one, first 7 tracks are gold. The rest aside from maybe "Let Go" is average. It's not really boring per se, just far less interesting.



Them iTunes bonus tracks are pretty good though.

fish.
April 3rd 2013


22255 Comments


so unbelievably boring



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