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Woodface

Crowded House

1991

Woodface

Album Summary

Woodface is the third studio album by New Zealand-Australian band Crowded House. The album was produced by Mitchell Froom and Neil Finn and was released by Capitol in July 1991. It features five singles "Chocolate Cake", "Fall at Your Feet", "It's Only Natural", "Weather with You", and "Four Seasons in One Day". Woodface was a major hit in Australia and New Zealand as well as giving the band their first top ten hit album in the UK. It was listed at No. 3 in the book 100 Best Australian Albums in October 2010. It was voted number 80 in the third edition of Colin Larkin's All Time Top 1000 Albums (2000).

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Rating

3.15

Votes

5136

Genres

  • Rock
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Thu Jun 03 2021
3

About halfway through the album, somebody starts shouting during the outro to a song. It got my attention, because it was the first time anybody in the band showed any emotion. I'm probably being too cynical, but it sure feels like Crowded House worked their way joylessly through a checklist. Scathing indictment of American culture? Check. Multiple instrumental solos that are just long enough to display some talent? Check. Children's choir singing backing vocals? You betcha. The one thing they forgot to pack? A bit of passion. It shouldn't feel like a chore to listen to a 48-minute pop rock album, but here we are. Best track: Fall at Your Feet

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Thu Feb 25 2021
2

"There goes God in his sexy pants and his sausage dog" is a high point of this album, it is all downhill after that.

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Mon Apr 19 2021
4

After two listens, it finally clicked that this band has a very R.E.M. feel to them. I really enjoyed it, even if at times the instruments sound like they're from the Spyro video game series. Great album from front to back. Favorite tracks: "Tall Trees", "Weather With You", "It's Only Natural"

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Tue May 25 2021
3

A tour de force of nostalgia. Perfectly alligned with the rock movement of early to mid 90’s. Rembrandts, Hootie and the Blowfish, Goo Goo Dolls...all of which would fit perfectly for a couple of bars between the scene segues in Friends; seasons 1 and 2. Any album with “Fall at Your Feet” should be getting a strong vote however the album delves into a mushy slop of generic easy listening with the lyrics trumping the overall unoriginality of the record. Some of the Bass lines always stumped me as a less experienced bass player and a close listen will prove why on the timings and fills. Fun fact: bass player Nick Seymour compiled backing tracks for adult movies before making it big with Crowded House. He moved to Dublin in the late 90’s and was involved with the early production of Bell X1

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Thu Aug 19 2021
3

Forgotten album of my childhood. Holy shit. My Dad used to play this all the time and I remember staring at the cover thinking about how it resembled The Mask w/ Jim Carrey. Nostalgia for me.

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Fri May 21 2021
5

I actually really like this album. I would actually look up more by them and consider getting an album for my playlist.

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Fri Jan 22 2021
4

Cool, nice, didn't know "Weather is with you" is their song

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Mon Apr 19 2021
4

What a beautiful album this one is...the songs sing to you in such a friendly and welcoming vibe. All the hits could be played in almost any life situation and everyone would still sing along. ‘Fall At Your Feet’ is a classic example of one of these tracks which hits you right in the guts but somehow still gives you hope. The ‘B’ tracks are just as engaging and a joy to listen to in their own right...and that’s honestly what makes a great album. 4 Stars!

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Wed May 26 2021
4

Sounded like a classic rock album, despite being more recent than I extracted. I liked the beginning better than the end, but overall pretty solid.

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Sun Aug 15 2021
4

I enjoyed the entire album. It's light and fun, makes for an easy listen. Nostalgic sound and I'll go listen to more of their stuff.

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Tue Sep 21 2021
4

Woodface - Crowded House. 14 tracks. I've owned Crowded House albums before, but never this one despite it heavily influencing my early adult life. It's quite varied and very good. Interesting that this was largely written by both Finn brothers rather than just Neil. 4/5.

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Tue Jan 26 2021
3

Had never heard of this band before. I liked them, and they have a cool, fresh sound but it didn't wow me either. A good easy listen, but I'm not itching to revisit immediately

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Sun Sep 05 2021
3

A very 90s crowd-pleaser piece of pop rock. This would be great background music for grilling or hanging around a campfire on a summer night. But when listened more intently than that, only about half the songs really hold up for me. It just barely missed out on its fourth star.

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Thu May 27 2021
1

Sounds like unmemorable early Weezer

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Sun Aug 15 2021
1

Loved the first record. Tolerated the second record. Couldn't stand this one and never listened to anything else by them.

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Mon Jan 03 2022
1

If you want the most generic, background music during Gilmore Girls album then this is for you. I really can’t for the life of me figure out why this album is on this list. It sounds like every other run of the mill 90s alt-rock album. It doesn’t even have that one or two fun songs to make playing the album worth it. There’s a lot of albums that I’ve listened to during this that I’m not super into but I understand why they’re on this list. I have no answers for this one. This is bad. Do yourself a favor and listen to any of the other 10,000 90s bands that sound like this. Or better yet, maybe skip that realm altogether.

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Mon Jan 25 2021
5

4,5/5

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Tue May 18 2021
5

I can't believe I've never heard of this band before what is wrong with me

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Mon Jun 21 2021
5

This album starts out with a bang with "Chocolate Cake;" It's catchy, light, and fun. The album sags a little bit in places but never breaks, carrying that fun and lighthearted tone throughout. The vocals work really well together and the backing instrumentals are different enough between each song that it doesn't ever feel like any two songs blur together. Some of the songs are even beautiful and solemn, like "Four Seasons in One Day," but they don't detract from the positive feeling the album gives you.

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Wed Jul 28 2021
5

very good

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Mon Aug 09 2021
5

Me sorprendió, muy bueno.

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Mon Aug 30 2021
5

Excellent

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Sun Sep 05 2021
5

One of the most apt album titles and art. A very good night album.

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Sat Sep 11 2021
5

Awesome. Exactly the kind of stuff I had hoped to discover here. Except for "Weather With You", I hadn't heard any song on this album, despite its quality.

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Mon Oct 04 2021
5

I'm biased, as I already love Crowded House, though Temple of Low Men is the best album. Fall At Your Feet is such a simple but achingly beautiful love song... Love how they take simple songs and always add a twist - an unusual time signature, layered production that grows through the song, clever harmonies. Fav new song: Four Seasons In One Day

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Fri Nov 19 2021
5

Interesting way of rock

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Mon Nov 22 2021
5

5/5 Really nice and relaxing album

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Wed Nov 24 2021
5

Love this album Crowded House at there best

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Sat Jan 01 2022
5

The talent in the Finn family is just ridiculous. Some misfires here, but when they work, HOLY FUCK.

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Mon Jan 10 2022
5

Mooie ballads afgewisseld met leuke popdeuntjes voorzien van respectievelijke mooie en leuke teksten. 'There goes God' bracht een glimlach op het gezicht

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Thu Feb 03 2022
5

This is one of my all-time favourite albums. Crowded House have beautiful melodies and Neil Finn is a genius songwriter, as showcased on this albums many hits. Even his brother (of Split Enz fame) helps out on a lot of the tracks. My favourite Crowded House record, even if it isn't generally agreed upon as their best.

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Thu Feb 17 2022
5

Like a fine teak cabinet full of treasures.

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Mon Mar 07 2022
5

Harmonies. Storytelling. Nostalgia. Took me back to the living room floor with headphones on.

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Wed Apr 20 2022
5

this is a 5 for me! woof.

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Mon Jun 06 2022
5

A bunch of hits backed up by songs that the competition wish they could write. A lot of negative reviews probably due to the content of Chocolate Cake. Americans really can't take criticism, it seems.

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Tue Jun 21 2022
5

The first album I've come across that I would like to give more than five stars to. This is a perfect album for so many reasons, not least of which is the fact the Fall at Your Feet is one of the most beautiful songs ever written.

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Thu Jul 28 2022
5

Love the sounds of this album. Definetely earning a place among my favorites.

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Tue Aug 02 2022
5

Cuánto tiempo hacía que no escuchaba As Sure As I Am. Me dejó el cd Marta. Lo tuve durante mucho tiempo. Se lo quise devolver, pero no lo ha querido. Pero si lo quiere, se lo devuelvo. Cuánto tiempo hacía que no escuchaba Italian Plastic.

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Tue Aug 30 2022
5

Fab album, not a dud track, originally bought as CD in the early 1990’s , good to see N Fynn at Glasto this year

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Thu Sep 08 2022
5

Lots of childhood memories. Love what tims vocals bring to this album, but I understand the dynamics where he couldn’t bring himself to be a supporting character in his little brothers band.

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Mon Sep 12 2022
5

This list is letting me appreciate local bands on a global scale. Love this album. Always pleased or seduced who ever listens.

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Mon Oct 10 2022
5

Already love this band’s radio hits. I had never heard this album. Absolutely loved it. The bass lines slap. Favorite songs: chocolate cake, it’s only natural, fall at your feet, weather with you, four seasons in one day, there goes god (interesting lyrics), as sure as I am. Wow what an album. Will definitely listen to this again.

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Tue Oct 18 2022
5

Everyone knows this one, hasn't aged a bit!

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Thu Nov 26 2020
4

1991. Key Songs: Four Seasons In One Day, Fall At Your Feet, Weather With You

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Mon Oct 19 2020
4

Going in, I had no idea who these guys were, but after a couple songs I was absolutely sure they were from Australia or New Zealand. A jangly guitar sound and an intuitive understanding of Western music theory make for songs that are both catchy and beautiful, and for one reason or another they're pretty strong signals for a band being from Oz or NZ. (However, it was a little surprising that these guys weren't from Dunedin.) I'm going with a 4 for now, solely because I'm extremely sparing with my 5s, but there's an extremely strong probability that I bump this up on RateYourMusic a year or two from now. Best song: It's Only Natural was really good, and How Will You Go was a magical closer, although there are a ton to choose from.

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Wed Dec 02 2020
4

Wow what a find

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Tue Feb 09 2021
4

It was certainly not the album with the hit on it. It was a solid pop albun with the angst one expects from crowded house, but nothing really stuck out as a single to me.

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Wed Jan 27 2021
4

Nice, easy listen. Good for working to or as background music.

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Fri May 14 2021
4

Cuando vi este nombre no pasó por mi cabeza que fuera la banda que hizo "Don't dream it's over". El disco me sorprendió muy positivamente pues siento que este es el Soft Rock muy bien producido que vale la pena: cada canción tiene algún detalle musical, algún arreglo, algo en la voz que la hace disfrutable. En especial me gustaron 'Four Seasons In One Day', 'All I Ask' y 'As Sure As I Am'.

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Mon Jun 07 2021
4

I’ve lived in New Zealand for 8yrs and now listened to one of the best New Zealand albums ever. Not an Aussie album.

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Mon Feb 08 2021
4

I don’t know much about Crowded House. I’m digging this album. Easy to listen to, hook-heavy 90’s pop. Kind of reminds me of Toad the Wet Sprocket a bit.

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Thu Feb 25 2021
4

Stop moaning

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Thu Feb 25 2021
4

A lovely easy listen.

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Sun Mar 07 2021
4

Catchy pop. Good fun. Great in concert too.

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Tue Mar 23 2021
4

I liked this more than I expected.

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Sun Jun 06 2021
4

4/5

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Sun May 09 2021
4

Nice, easy listen! Little throwback rock

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Fri May 07 2021
4

very rustic, reminded me of a road trip out west with harmonica and accordion

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Mon Jun 07 2021
4

It was pretty good. I wish they had kept the energy of the first few of songs through the rest of the album, but I'm not going to say I didn't enjoy some of the quieter songs of the second half. Favorite track: Fall At Your Feet

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Sat May 22 2021
4

5/14 okay

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Thu Jun 24 2021
4

Bit of a guilty pleasure, enjoyed the album. It's Only Natural, Fall At Your Feet, Weather With You are all amazing and there's a load of quality tracks in between. The hidden track caught me a little off guard mind.

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Thu Aug 05 2021
4

pretty good love some of them

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Tue Aug 24 2021
4

The songs on this album are well-crafted pop music. Heck, "Four Seasons in One Day" feels very much like it could have been a Beatles song, and other highlights such as "Weather With You" and "Fall at your Feet" still holding up today.

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Fri Aug 27 2021
4

Very solid album. Only one or two songs that really stand out and catch your attention. The albums has a great vibe.

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Thu Sep 02 2021
4

Almost a 5 for me. This is a very very good listen. I didn't really dislike any song, and most of them I would re-visit in a heartbeat.

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Thu Sep 16 2021
4

I fell asleep listening, but from what I did hear it was solid. Ill listen again.

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Fri Sep 17 2021
4

Pretty fun listen, had a good rhythm and vibe

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Mon Sep 20 2021
4

Before this I had never listened to Crowded House except for that hey now HEEEEEY NOOOW song. First observation is how awesome that album cover is. Love it. Chocolate Cake is a pretty fantastic opening track. I am loving the bass tone. It's Only Natural's chorus is less catchy than the verses? but still good. I love the verses. REminds me of Get in Line by BNL Fall at Your Feet - Seriously, maybe it's these headphones? but by god does the bass sound great on this record... Tall Trees - four tracks in and I am 100% sold on this album. This is so great. Weather With You - Harmonies on this track and the drum sounds are outstanding. Whispers and Moans - Some nice synth layers in this The second half of Italian Plastic in particular is just so good. This a really good record!

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Fri Sep 24 2021
4

Everywhere you go… you could probably listen to this album

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Thu Sep 30 2021
4

Nice album with some classics on it

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Mon Oct 11 2021
4

Never heard of these guys before but I’m a fan

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Fri Oct 15 2021
4

This album makes me wish that this band had more hits

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Wed Dec 22 2021
4

7/10

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Sat Jan 01 2022
4

Never heard of this band before. Really close to being a 5/5, but it does get a bit filler-y near the end. There's a lot of great songs here though, "Four Seasons in One Day" is my personal favorite.

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Sat Jan 15 2022
4

i liked this one a bit

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Mon Jan 17 2022
4

Love a bit of Crowded House. Half of the 16 tracks are really good and single worthy, four more are good, and the rest are meh. Fall at Your Feet, Whispers and Moans, and Weather With You were my favourites here.

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Thu Jan 20 2022
4

Great album

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Thu Feb 03 2022
4

first listen the Beatles of the 90s?

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Mon Feb 07 2022
4

Хороший альбом, насыщенный инструментами

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Sun Feb 13 2022
4

Crowded House's debut album was one of the first albums I bought way back when I started buying albums with my pocket money. By the time Woodface came around I had moved on to listening to mostly hard rock and metal, so never listened to Woodface except for the singles I heard. I was surprised at how many songs I was familiar with, and overall was a good listen. I will definitely dive into other Crowded House albums i may have missed over the years.

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Thu Feb 17 2022
4

It is one of those intimate secrets that you hold close to your heart, not saying it out loud because you don't fully realise it until it overwhelms you. Neil Finn is one of my favourite songwriters. What a way with words, what a master of melody, what an ability to capture life and time in a bottle.

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Sat Feb 26 2022
4

Good album, but extremely pedestrian. This is a very generous 4 based in my knowledge of Neil Finn and he amazing song writing skills.

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Mon Mar 07 2022
4

Awesome album, some real classic stand-out tracks on there. Wasn't sure about All I Ask though, thought it sounded like it belonged on a different album.

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Mon Mar 07 2022
4

The Enz of Split Enz became the beginning of something great . Some of their finest tunes of cross Tasman musos .

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Mon Mar 07 2022
4

Double listen - nearly perfect in places, almost too twee in others. Never listened before, couple of truly electric moments.

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Fri Mar 11 2022
4

What a pleasant surprise.

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Wed Mar 16 2022
4

I have absolutely never heard of this band before. But fuck it's good. 4

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Wed Apr 06 2022
4

Очень неплохая музыка, приземлённая

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Mon Apr 11 2022
4

Enjoyed this, especially the forst few tracks. Got a little cheesy for there in.

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Mon Apr 11 2022
4

The first 8 songs of this album are on pace for a 5 star banger... and then it just sort of meanders off and finishes with a set of both boring and weird tracks. Fall at Your Feet and Four Season in One Day are absolutely beautiful

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Tue Apr 19 2022
4

Tasteful and well composed

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Thu Apr 28 2022
4

Gostei

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Fri May 06 2022
4

J'ai adoré cet album dont je n'attendais pas grand chose. Tout l'inverse du virus LedZep4 somme toute, qui je le rapelle m'a cloué au lit pendant 4 jours.

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Tue May 31 2022
4

My kind of 90s music for sure. Didn't think I'd ever heard of these guys, but I've definitely heard that Weather With You song a bunch.

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Tue May 31 2022
4

Some catchy pop hooks and early 90s sounds, but most importantly Jimmy Buffett covered ‘Weather With You’ so plus one star

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Mon Jun 06 2022
4

1991. Pixies and Sonic Youth have given way to a new breed of noise rock which has now crystallised into grunge. Nirvana, Alice in Chains, Soundgarden are in their prime, with shoegaze blowing up across the pond too. But I’ll take Crowded House’s “Woodface” any day. At first listen, this album seems very out of step with a lot of alt-rock of the day, but there's crossover with R.E.M. and definite foreshadowing of Britpop. The Beatles revival is tangible in tracks like "It's Only Natural" or "Fall At Your Feet", where the vocals- and a lot of those clean and jangly guitar lines, for that matter- are very reminiscent of George Harrison at times. And the near-constant harmonies are a lovely touch to elevate songs even further. “Weather With You” is the only one I’d heard here, but it is better than I’d ever given it credit for- the chorus could run and run. That said, it also sounds like it would be enjoyed by dads in faded jeans trying to cling on to youth by listening to “this newer band Crowded House” at a festival. Just about every other song, from the singles to the deep cuts, is tight and accomplished, demonstrating smart, choppy songwriting from the Finn brothers. There’s more than a little wry humour, even if sometimes it veers a little on the mean-spirited side (the otherwise great opener “Chocolate Cake”). Later, "there goes God, in his sexy pants and his sausage dog” is a ridiculous line but made me wonder why I’d never heard such a portrayal before. Inspired. The band are a little less convincing when they're going for all-out rock ("Tall Trees", "Fame Is", but they're still enjoyable tracks. And when the tempo takes a backseat, there’s the effortless melodic sensibilities of melancholic tracks like “Four Seasons In One Day”, "As Sure As I Am" (more songs need accordion) or the gorgeous “Fall At Your Feet”. I hadn't expected to enjoy it so much, but “Woodface” is a real gem and I could give something I like about every song on here. Bravo.

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Tue Jun 14 2022
4

Ooh there's something so warm and familiar about these guys' vocals to me. So cosy and reassuring. I love the classics and I love the tracks in between like Tall Trees.

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Sat Jul 02 2022
4

A lovely album

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Mon Jul 11 2022
4

Like most Aussies my age, I pretty much grew up on Crowded House so it's hard to remember a time when I didn't like it. Everyone's parents had their albums and I've heard their singles every day on the radio for 30-something years now. Just a great band. Saving a 5/5 on these guys for the self-titled (if it's here) but this album still gets an easy 4/5.

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Tue Jul 12 2022
4

Had never heard of this band. Put this on during my drive home today and was enjoying it, but was trying to put my finger on why I recognized the sound. When the first second of ‘Weather With You’ came on it all clicked into place. Enjoyable music. Don’t know that I’ll go back to it

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Mon Jul 25 2022
4

I have known about Neil Finn and Crowded House and everyone's love for them forever. Suffice to say this is not at all what I was expecting, way more unconventional then I was expecting given all of the love. But I found it smart and instantly likeable. Played this record a few times and will play it again.

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Fri Jul 29 2022
4

Pretty decent. Some great tunes like Chocolate Cake, It's Only Natural, Whispers and Moans, Fame Is, All I Ask, As Sure As I Am, She Goes On. The other half of the album features mediocre songs and forgettable vocals.

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Sun Aug 21 2022
4

Lots of familiar stuff!

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Wed Aug 24 2022
4

There's a part of me that wants to not like this album. It's too slick, too polished, not organic or genuine sounding enough. But it's really impossible not to like it. The harmonies, the beautiful melodies, the production, it all comes together to make for a really strong, enjoyable album of songs. 4 stars.

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Sun Aug 28 2022
4

Loved it.

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Thu Sep 01 2022
4

Really enjoyed this, some funky sounds and some nice slower numbers

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Thu Sep 01 2022
4

Really good album again never listened to before I really like there style especially some of there almost late Beatles stuff like there goes god

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Fri Sep 02 2022
4

For some reason, the vocals reminded me of Thomas Dolby. Can't put my finger on why. Probably my favorite track was "All I Ask," wow what a sudden change of pace from the other stuff on the album. That was really nice. Kinda wish the album ended with that. That would have been a big risk, though. The other stuff was good, too. The more I think of it, the more I grow fond of the stuff on it. So yeah, I did dig this album a good deal. It had a... quirkiness to it.

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Fri Sep 09 2022
4

Ik heb altijd wel een zwak voor Crowded House gehad. Prachtige popliedjes.

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Fri Sep 09 2022
4

Niets op aan te merken. Gewoon erg goed!

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Sun Sep 11 2022
4

This was a bit of a strange one. I'm not sure if it's inclusion in this list is really justified - but I did enjoy it, despite having a hard time pinning down, what exactly I enjoyed about it. The album definitely has some depth to it.

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Mon Sep 12 2022
4

While this does contain some pretty perfect soft-pop-rock singles, the whole thing lands somewhere between soppy Beatles and Simply Red - which isn’t the best place to be.

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Tue Sep 13 2022
4

Great album. Really enjoyed this with its alternative style and good range of songs. Some really good stand out songs as well. Always enjoyed Crowded House music and this is one album I really enjoyed. 4.75

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Tue Sep 13 2022
4

Crowded House seemed sophisticated when I was of an age listening to indie music. I never got it then. As I've grown older I've appreciated it more. Some really great songs on here.

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Thu Sep 15 2022
4

Really like this album. Fall at your feet is my favorite track but it’s all listenable. Introduced me to a new band I like.

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Thu Sep 15 2022
4

Was only familiar with a few of the song, but enjoyed.

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Mon Sep 19 2022
4

Solid

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Tue Sep 20 2022
4

Highlights: Chocolate Cake, It’s Only Natural, Weather with You, There Goes God

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Wed Sep 21 2022
4

This is just booming with variety! I was okay with the first couple of songs, but starting at “Fall at Your Feet” things really started moving fast. The chorus on “Tall Trees” is amazing, “Four Seasons In One Day” touches something Beatles-esque, the harmonica on “There Goes God” is just incredible and all of a sudden they hit you with vocal harmonies on the powerful “Fame Is”. Australia (and NZ) are really capable of some great things musically.

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Thu Sep 22 2022
4

I had forgotten how much I enjoy the music of Crowded House. Thanks for the reminder.

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Fri Sep 23 2022
4

I can't really separate this album from my nostalgia but why should I? What's the value of being objective and balanced? Like do my opinions actually matter? no they don't.

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Mon Sep 26 2022
4

Great! Foo Fighters adjacent

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Mon Sep 26 2022
4

This album was a pleasant surprise. I was expecting some mediocre rock but it was actually really really good. I liked the title track and the rest of it was a really nice listen too.

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Wed Oct 05 2022
4

Relaxing album with some good lyrics, really nothing extraordinary. At some point it could get kinda boring but some changes on the tone and rhythm used make it more interesting, as said, nothing extraordinary.

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Thu Oct 06 2022
4

I love this! Maybe it's the stark contrast between this and the heinous Korn album I had to suffer through yesterday, but oh my god, what a huge breath of fresh air this is! Thank you Bryan Christ for always looking out for me, you a real one dude. More likely it's just that Crowded House is a band that puts all the ingredients I like together and bakes up something truly delicious. They give me the quirky, tongue in cheek, oddball pop with a smoothness that I can't get enough of. Please let me have another piece of chocolate cake!

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Mon Oct 17 2022
4

Like pulling an old sweatshirt out of the deep recesses of your closet. Really comfortable but the style doesn’t quite fit your life anymore. But you still love it. I bought this the week it was released and another album little Tommy Dyke listened to while toddling around his home in South Minneapolis. Both mom and Dad were fans. Great songs, solid lyrics and good vibes.

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Mon Oct 24 2022
4

Didn't know this band before, but they were right up my alley. Excellent musicality and mature themes in many of the tracks!

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Tue Oct 25 2022
4

Pretty good, but not perfect. Really interesting choices of instruments, engaging (if often impenetrable) lyrics, lovely vocal harmonies, always good to hear antipodean voices represented in the book.

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Fri Nov 11 2022
4

Woodface whatface? P good Nolan Nolan: Yuh

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Sun Nov 20 2022
4

Really enjoyed this album. “Fall at your Feet”is an amazing song.

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Wed Nov 23 2022
4

Rating: 8/10 Best songs: Chocolate cake, Fall at your feet, Weather with you, As sure as I am

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Thu Nov 26 2020
3

i like them and was surprised na Don't Dream it's over guys nga pala to

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Mon Mar 29 2021
3

Pretty decent poppy new wave album. Not very original, but fun nonetheless. Closer to a 3.5

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Wed Nov 25 2020
3

Weather with you and Four seasons in one day are nice but the rest seems pretty mediocre. Okay album overal but nothing extraordinary

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Fri Feb 26 2021
3

A few keepers in this one!

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Tue Oct 27 2020
3

Pari todella kovaa biisiä ja muutenkin ihan kivasti soiva.

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Thu Mar 11 2021
3

I felt like this album got better as it went along. It's not something that I will probably seek out in the future, but I would be super excited if this was playing in a grocery store while I was shopping 3/5

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Thu Jun 03 2021
3

super eclectic and mellow.

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Mon Feb 01 2021
3

Enjoyed this album. Sounded like the real people mixed with the bluetones

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Sat Jul 10 2021
3

Pretty good 👍.

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Wed Feb 10 2021
3

No nyt on aikuisrockia isolla A:lla. Normaalisti saan näppylöitä tällaisesta musiikista mutta täähän toimii ihan ok! Liekö keski-ikä iskemässä?

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Fri Feb 19 2021
3

It was good just different

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Fri May 14 2021
3

Este disco me suena a una mezcla entre George Harrison y Simply Red. Está agradable y fácil de escuchar, pero a la vez tampoco se me hizo el álbum que redefinió la música para siempre. Quizá lo hizo en Australia y eso le ganó estar en esta lista. Mi canción favorita fue "Italian Plastic", seguida de "It's Only Natural"

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Mon Jun 14 2021
3

Weather With You is a definite highlight of the album. It's good but nothing spectacular.

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Fri Feb 19 2021
3

If nothing else this project is acquainting me with the music of a lot of names/bands I've heard of but never listened to. This was really not to my taste though.

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Fri Apr 02 2021
3

Just some pleasant pop rock. No standout good or bad tracks. 6-7/10

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Wed Jan 27 2021
3

Hi Sebi hope you're having a great day :3

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Fri May 14 2021
3

2.5 | Al parecer los titanes australianos del pop rock alternativo... Se aprende algo nuevo cada día supongo. El primer punto que sí le tengo que alabar mucho al disco es que se oye en extremo limpio y bien producido, los arreglos de las canciones se oyen no más complejos de lo necesario según la canción y todo el disco tiene un sonido muy brillante, claro y nivelado. La música está bien, me agradó una buena parte sin llegar a sentir que fuera muy destacada en nada particular. Tiene algunas canciones que me llamaron mucho la atención como Weather With You, Fall At Your Feet o Italian Plastic, pero por otro lado llega a puntos que si de por sí ya la música se siente demasiado estándar e inofensiva se va al máximo adulto contemporáneo nivel "véanme soy su tío rockeron hazme mi cuba con presidente que buena está la fiesta traje unos aguacates rellenos" hasta con letras cursis como en Chocolate Cake o There Goes God. No es que tenga nada malo (por ejemplo cualquiera del disco me parece exponencialmente mejor que Steely Dan, que es un grupo que me sonaría medio comparable), pero simplemente no es mi estilo. Par de canciones agradables, el resto simplemente pasó y sonó agradable sin mucha pena ni gloria. Un poco de crédito extra por la buena producción y esas canciones buenas

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Fri May 14 2021
3

Rock muy suave. Blandito. Melódico.

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Fri Apr 09 2021
3

Recuerdo este disco cuando salió a la venta. Curiosamente algunas de sus canciones se han vuelto clásicos de la radio fórmula: Fall at your Feet, Weather with You y Four Seasons in One Day principalmente. Un disco interesante aunque solo sea por esas 3 canciones.

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Wed Feb 03 2021
3

Geht sehr glatt durch, gewissermaßen als Antipode zu „störend, weil tut nicht weh und fällt nicht auf. Früher, als die Welt noch in Ordnung war, hätte ich gesagt „WDR2-Musik“. Musik für Nichtraucher auch, dazu ein kleines Glas neuseeländischen Sauvignon Blanc. Weather With You ist natürlich ein Hit. 2,5 Sterne.

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Mon May 17 2021
3

couple of great singles and some boring shite.

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Thu Apr 01 2021
3

Never heard this before. It was enjoyable, but hasn't quite hooked me yet.

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Thu Apr 01 2021
3

Woodface gave. Me a smiley face cause on the face of that album was a smiling woodface. It wAs not terrible it was not great it just was. Three I shall give this

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Wed Feb 10 2021
3

Ihan ok, tästä ei jäänyt oikein mitään erikoista mieleen, ei ärsyttänyt.

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Wed Feb 10 2021
3

Jälleen peruskolmonen, ei suurta intoilua, ei suurta inhoa, ei suuria tunteita.

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Wed Feb 10 2021
3

Ihan ok poppisrokkia. Weather with you:n kertsi oli tuttu, joten lienee Suomessakin radiossa soinut.

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Thu Feb 25 2021
3

Hated the first song. Won me over by Take the Weather. Been on repeat since. Looking for a signed vinyl collection if anyone knows of any. Looking forward to the Castlefield Bowl gig in July.

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Mon May 17 2021
3

Inoffensive, often bordering on dull, but with a cosy familiarity. Nice end to the week’s listening.

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Wed Feb 10 2021
3

Levyn biisejä kuullut varmasti enemmän muiden tulkintoina kuin originaaleina. Virkistävää kuunnella alkuperäistä.

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Thu Jun 24 2021
3

Kiwi pop/rock. I didn't realise I recognised as many melodies here as I did. Much better than I thought it would be. BT: It's Only Natural, Fall At Your Feet, Weather With You

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Tue Feb 16 2021
3

Weather With You eh maneira pra caralho. O resto eh meh

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Fri Feb 26 2021
3

Oh yeah it 's pretty good.

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Tue Jun 15 2021
3

Passable.

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Wed Mar 31 2021
3

The songs are easily their finest to date, combining flawless melodies and the outstanding harmonies of the Finn (Tim and Neil) brothers' perfectly matched voices.

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Fri Apr 16 2021
3

oh la musique du menu de use your words (lalalalala) !! sinon c'est mignon, c'est sûr que ça change de Can. en vrai c'est plutôt cool, ça sent le 7 Après c'est un peu cucul, donc 6? J'ai pas noté de son qui ressort

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Sun Mar 28 2021
3

Not the type of music I'm interested in. An all around good pop-rock album by a New Zealand band.

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Tue Jul 20 2021
3

Was decent, but I wouldn’t have bought it

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Mon Apr 05 2021
3

Fine I guess, but nothing special. A few good songs with a lot of pretty meh ones.

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Thu Jun 24 2021
3

'Chocolate Cake' was such a strong opener, loved that track. Enjoyed some of the other singles too, like 'Weather With You'. A pretty cohesive sound, 3.5/5.

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Thu Jun 10 2021
3

There are some top tier pop songs on here - Four Seasons in One Day, It’s Only Natural, Fall at Your Feet, Weather With You - but, having listened a lot to this album (especially when younger), I now feel that a lot of tracks just don’t have the same impact. Was it the presence of Tim Finn that screwed up the creative process of the band? It’s definitely my least favourite of their albums.

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Mon Jun 07 2021
3

This album felt pretty disappointing and not to mention creepy at times. I definitely don't think it's held up to the test of time because it feels incredibly average. There's nothing really notable or memorable. There are some songs that I may come back to, but it's not something I'd recommend to others. Highlights: 1, 2, 4, and 7.

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Sun May 16 2021
3

Classic crowded house, Australian rock 6/10

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Tue May 25 2021
3

For an album I thought I had to "get through", I really enjoyed listening to this. Reeks of early 90s in a good way. Few hits on the front end, followed by some nice songs. Got a wilco vibe off "4 seasons", r.e.m. vibe off some other songs. I was cooking dinner while listening to "Fame is" and I felt like Ted Danson in "3 men" montage. Played it twice. Lost me a bit after that with the absolute downer "all I ask", then "as sure as I am" with too much accordian for my liking.

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Tue May 25 2021
3

very catchy and groovy opener, funny and clever lyrics second track also catchy but took the album in a different direction than the opener another love song, but very catchy - I–V–vi–IV really like the music, the lyrics are decent and hard to know if I heard these songs on the radio over the years or if he just has that type of voice ... nope there it is banger \"everywhere you go\" some non offensive but mostly forgettable songs here italian plastic is a good song good ringo-esque hidden track at the end \"3 - decent, could stick on again\"

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Mon Aug 16 2021
3

Not bad. That one song was good.

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Thu Aug 19 2021
3

It’s a fun jig. Kinda forgettable though…

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Sat Sep 04 2021
3

Pues cool, pero al mismo tiempo, ¿meh? 7/10.

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Tue Sep 14 2021
3

Some great groove-driven tunes to open the album, but then it devolves into a whole lot of sameness. If you're not a CH fan, this may intrigue you, but maybe not enough to stick around. Existing CH fans doubtless loved it.

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Wed Sep 15 2021
3

Good, maybe their 2nd or 3rd best album.

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Fri Sep 17 2021
3

Odd, this had some good songs and some real shitty, four seasons in one day reminds me of school

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Sat Sep 18 2021
3

Not bad

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Thu Sep 23 2021
3

This has a nice sound and a pretty relaxed vibe. I didn’t love it but it certainly wasn’t bad. I’d listen to it again and feel fine about it.

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Mon Oct 04 2021
3

Solid 3 for me , album drags a tad. Not really a big fan of the sound but its not bad. Fav Track - Four Seasons in One Day

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Wed Oct 06 2021
3

vibin

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Wed Oct 06 2021
3

Banger

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Wed Oct 13 2021
3

Based solely on the fact that all I knew of Crowded House going in to this was "Don't Dream It's Over" (hey now, heeeeeyyy nooowww) - I was pleasantly surprised. I like the vocals/harmonies - not sure what it is about it, but I dig it. They were also smart enough with the arrangement to throw a random "extra" instrument on each track to keep it interesting. I was like "oh, some strings" - "hmm, are those bongos?" - "cool, an accordion" - "cool piano" - stuff like that. "Chocolate Cake" and "Italian Plastic" were standouts. The rest was a little too melancholy for me.

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Sun Oct 24 2021
3

Not bad, not great.

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Fri Dec 17 2021
3

Alright.

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Sun Dec 19 2021
3

Sort of a boring album. Not bad, but nothing too interesting. I liked the song "Weather With You" but even that was kind of boring.

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Mon Jan 03 2022
3

Great start, have I really been missing out by not listening to this? I like it, and not only the big hit

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Tue Jan 04 2022
3

I thought the album started off really strong (Chocolate Cake is a really good song I was previously unaware of) but I zoned out in the second half. 3 stars

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Tue Jan 04 2022
3

I like the two biggest singles, I like the album name/art, and I like that Neil Finn was in Flight of the Conchords, so I was ready to enjoy this, but the album as a whole didn't do much for me. It's well-crafted soft rock but lacks a bit of edge. 2.5 / 3

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Tue Jan 04 2022
3

Is this a greatest hits album? Because it pretty much has all the crowded house songs I know on it! I have a soft spot for songs like It's Only Natural due to its appearance in FOTC but the album overall isn't very strong and severely tapers off from the middle.

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Tue Jan 04 2022
3

Not a bad album, not a really good album. Solidly in the middle.

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Mon Jan 10 2022
3

pretty goooood

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Mon Jan 10 2022
3

Its a pleasant enough experience but it never wavers from its true path. It sets it stall out from Track 1 as to how this is going to be and sticks to it until the end. Theres no real filler here but it doesnt seek greatness either

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Tue Jan 11 2022
3

Bland but ok.

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Thu Jan 20 2022
3

2022.01.19

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Thu Jan 20 2022
3

This started off super strong with Chocolate Cake which I thought was a big tune. Front loaded with pop rock which I mostly enjoyed but kind of tuned out as it turned into the psychy/new wavey stuff in the 2nd half.

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