The fifth album for the British indie rock band was recorded a cappella. The fact that everything works here as brilliantly as it does goes beyond the realms of merely just being impressive and closer towards something transcendent. Cocoon Crush – Objekt. But let’s face it — Rant isn’t the sort of album you’re going to listen to every day. Jackie Chan’s 10 Best Films. It is clever and witty like the band is want to be, but when listening to Rant I stopped caring about the lack of instruments and simply enjoyed myself. Clips taken from original discs may contain strong language.

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Album Review: The Futureheads – Rant

This becomes apparent when they turn the Black Eyed Peas’ “Meet Me Halfway” into the futureheads rant approaching a masterpiece on Rant ‘s second track, which proves to be its strongest. The 60 Best Songs of playlist Mixed Media. A regular Futureheads record, then, this certainly is not. Import UK Release Date: Cocoon Crush – Objekt. Find out more about page archiving. The Futureheads Rant Label: Acapella, the Kelis song that started the whole project off the band worked up a version for a Radio 1 Live Lounge session inbrings a the futureheads rant charge to proceedings, a tight focus after the boozy swagger of The Old Dun Cow.


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Rant goes far beyond any glee club or barbershop perceptions with its reverence and creativity; while it may not change the mind of anyone who thinks a capella pop music is inherently hokey, it’s still one of the Futureheads’ most exciting albums. The 21 Best Album Re-Issues of Inthe music world saw amazing reissues spanning rock titans to indie upstarts and electronic to pop of all stripes.

They never rsnt completely re-invented themselves, though, which is an easy trap to fall into while the futureheads rant in a genre that limited.

Moments like the subtle ambient echo drone during the start of their cover of Sparks’ “The Number One Song in Heaven” go unnoticed while dabbling in the former but becomes a masterful flourish while investing enough time to pursue the latter. That’s a good thing.

As if to pre-empt any criticism of the project, the band has issued a series of flinty press statements, rightly pointing out their long history of inspired close harmony work. But not all of the peaks are old. Top marks, then, for conception, and commitment. With Rant the Futureheads could’ve fallen flat on their the futureheads rant.


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However, it’s full of good intentions and is surprisingly fearless.

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See all 13 Critic Reviews. Losses, Journeys, and Ascensions: Find out more about our use of this dataand the futureheads rant our policy on profanity. With the popularity of the television show Glee still at a commercial peak, Rant may cause tthe indirect avoidance in its listening numbers for that shows many detractors. Joy As an Act of Resistance – Idles. It’s a fleeting moment that makes a very strong impression.

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