Radiohead
The King of Limbs


2.0
poor

Review

by ConsiderPhlebas USER (34 Reviews)
February 21st, 2011 | 193 replies


Release Date: 2011 | Tracklist

Review Summary: A polite and clinical exercise

nye West cares about himself, about money, about pussy, religion and black people. Unfortvoice ties together the deceptively simple instrumentation, and from the opening beat of 'Hands' to the anthemic close of the title track, Running Out of Places to Go goes about its business with its feet on the table and a smile on its face. You could call it unassuming, but with this type of quality, unassuming is a sign ofside, and that is glossy, uber-melodic music with a heavyweight punch. And Chiodos certainly deliver on those fronts. The rather awkwardly titled Illuminaudio is a huge, polished affair - one bristling with a newfound, and sorely needed, energy. Any fears that new singer Brandon Bolmer would throw an unwelcome spanner in the works have been proved dramatically wrong; it might bnye West cares about himself, about money, about pussy, religion and black people. Unfortvoice ties together the deceptively simple instrumentation, and from the opening beat of 'Hands' to the anthemic close of the title track, Running Out of Places to Go goes about its business with its feet on the table and a smile on its face. You could call it unassuming, but with this type of quality, unassuming is a sign ofside, and that is glossy, uber-melodic music with a heavyweight punch. And Chiodos certainly deliver on those fronts. The rather awkwardly titled Illuminaudio is a huge, polished affair - one bristling with a newfound, and sorely needed, energy. Any fears that new singer Brandon Bolmer would throw an unwelcome spanner in the works have been proved dramatically wrong; it might bnye West cares about himself, about money, about pussy, religion and black people. Unfortvoice ties together the deceptively simple instrumentation, and from the opening beat of 'Hands' to the anthemic close of the title track, Running Out of Places to Go goes about its business with its feet on the table and a smile on its face. You could call it unassuming, but with this type of quality, unassuming is a sign ofside, and that is glossy, uber-melodic music with a heavyweight punch. And Chiodos certainly deliver on those fronts. The rather awkwardly titled Illuminaudio is a huge, polished affair - one bristling with a newfound, and sorely needed, energy. Any fears that new singer Brandon Bolmer would throw an unwelcome spanner in the works have been proved dramatically wrong; it might bnye West cares about himself, about money, about pussy, religion and black people. Unfortvoice ties together the deceptively simple instrumentation, and from the opening beat of 'Hands' to the anthemic close of the title track, Running Out of Places to Go goes about its business with its feet on the table and a smile on its face. You could call it unassuming, but with this type of quality, unassuming is a sign ofside, and that is glossy, uber-melodic music with a heavyweight punch. And Chiodos certainly deliver on those fronts. The rather awkwardly titled Illuminaudio is a huge, polished affair - one bristling with a newfound, and sorely needed, energy. Any fears that new singer Brandon Bolmer would throw an unwelcome spanner in the works have been proved dramatically wrong; it might bnye West cares about himself, about money, about pussy, religion and black people. Unfortvoice ties together the deceptively simple instrumentation, and from the opening beat of 'Hands' to the anthemic close of the title track, Running Out of Places to Go goes about its business with its feet on the table and a smile on its face. You could call it unassuming, but with this type of quality, unassuming is a sign ofside, and that is glossy, uber-melodic music with a heavyweight punch. And Chiodos certainly deliver on those fronts. The rather awkwardly titled Illuminaudio is a huge, polished affair - one bristling with a newfound, and sorely needed, energy. Any fears that new singer Brandon Bolmer would throw an unwelcome spanner in the works have been proved dramatically wrong; it might bnye West cares about himself, about money, about pussy, religion and black people. Unfortvoice ties together the deceptively simple instrumentation, and from the opening beat of 'Hands' to the anthemic close of the title track, Running Out of Places to Go goes about its business with its feet on the table and a smile on its face. You could call it unassuming, but with this type of quality, unassuming is a sign ofside, and that is glossy, uber-melodic music with a heavyweight punch. And Chiodos certainly deliver on those fronts. The rather awkwardly titled Illuminaudio is a huge, polished affair - one bristling with a newfound, and sorely needed, energy. Any fears that new singer Brandon Bolmer would throw an unwelcome spanner in the works have been proved dramatically wrong; it might b



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ConsiderPhlebas
February 21st 2011


6157 Comments

Album Rating: 2.0

So yeah

Tyrael
February 21st 2011


20988 Comments


Finally

Maniac!
February 21st 2011


26259 Comments

Album Rating: 2.0

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Aids
February 21st 2011


24170 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

(from another King Of Limbs review):

"Can someone PLEASE FTLOG write a good negative review? Seriously, this is awful."



Phlebas will cure what ails ya



but oh my god yrisooooooooooooow

honestly, i don't see what a lot of people don't like this. I think it's their best since Kid A



edit: good review though, you rule

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Hep Kat
February 21st 2011


16284 Comments

Album Rating: 1.5

i truly hate this band when it comes to sputnikmusic.com

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iFghtffyrdmns
February 21st 2011


7047 Comments


a well written neg review for this.
WUTTTTTTTTT

Irving
Staff Reviewer
February 21st 2011


7336 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

To all attempts at a negative review of this album (yes I've taken the time to visit them all), THIS is how it should be done. It has something most of the rest lack (flair), manages to sound reasonably intelligent but not too high-horsed, and doesn't come off as a ranty-blogpost.



There. Sputnik's resident bitchslapper turned into a fanboy.

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Tyrael
February 21st 2011


20988 Comments


Can we now please delete all those other shitty negative reviews?

omnipanzer
February 21st 2011


21706 Comments

Album Rating: 3.0

Nice CP

Pos'd

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Irving
Staff Reviewer
February 21st 2011


7336 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

Also, I'm pretty supportive of reviews of any shape and form (especially if they're done by new users), but can this please be the last King of Limbs review? At least until all the momentum's died down? We've seriously had too many in too short a space of time.

Tyrael
February 21st 2011


20988 Comments


This is only the beginning...

mvood
February 21st 2011


818 Comments


where's the 5's reviews.

pedroia55
February 21st 2011


1461 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5

It's about time someone reviewed this album...

letsgofishing
February 21st 2011


913 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0 | Sound Off

Sweet, negative reviews that actually know what their talking about and how to talk about it. POS.

BigHans
February 21st 2011


26515 Comments

Album Rating: 3.0

Fucking amazing review, agree 100%

StrizzMatik
February 21st 2011


3238 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5 | Sound Off

Best neg review I've read in forever. I still don't know what to think of this record yet, but it's definitely their weakest in a long time

ConsiderPhlebas
February 21st 2011


6157 Comments

Album Rating: 2.0

Thanks a lot guys. Still really ill so wasn't sure about it - feel more positive now.

AggravatedYeti
February 21st 2011


7685 Comments

Album Rating: 3.0

much like your kanye review I agree with absolutely none of this but it is undoubtedly well written.

Strider
February 21st 2011


4598 Comments

Album Rating: 3.0

hype... this is actually pretty poor for Radiohead standards. But nonetheless an enjoyable album

theacademy
Staff Reviewer
February 21st 2011


28941 Comments

Album Rating: 1.0 | Sound Off

yessssssss



great review phleb



prelude to grammar question: you are british, right?

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