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This Leeds-based combo's name alone signals "big statement ahead," and their debut album makes no bones about the fact that the Music intend to deliver on that promise. While the band's sound is rooted in the hard-hitting, drug-tinged guitar-rock of homeland forebears like the Stone Roses -- particularly on the sweeping "The Truth Is No Words" and the self-explanatory rave-up "Too High" -- the Music take off in other directions at will. At times, as on "Take the Long Road and Walk It," that leads into a miasma of neo-messianic wailing reminiscent of Ritual-era Jane's Addiction; at others -- on the dub-happy "The Dance," for instance -- it helps transport listeners to a...
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Barnes & Noble - David Sprague
This Leeds-based combo's name alone signals "big statement ahead," and their debut album makes no bones about the fact that the Music intend to deliver on that promise. While the band's sound is rooted in the hard-hitting, drug-tinged guitar-rock of homeland forebears like the Stone Roses -- particularly on the sweeping "The Truth Is No Words" and the self-explanatory rave-up "Too High" -- the Music take off in other directions at will. At times, as on "Take the Long Road and Walk It," that leads into a miasma of neo-messianic wailing reminiscent of Ritual-era Jane's Addiction; at others -- on the dub-happy "The Dance," for instance -- it helps transport listeners to a genuinely open head space, one where Zeppelin-ish riffs, airy harmonies, and thudding, dance-floor rhythms can coexist in perfect harmony. As challenging in their own way as Radiohead, the Music have discovered a way to tweak the listener between the ears without ignoring the equally important space between the hips.
All Music Guide - MacKenzie Wilson
Without a nerve, the Music arrived in America shortly after the Vines hype of 2002 had simmered down. But unlike their Aussie chart mates, the four boys from Leeds waltzed in with raw confidence. It was about the music, pure and simple. Their name made it obvious, and their infectious, brash sound proved it tenfold. The Music, whose members were on the cusp of their twenties, constructed material that's not only aware of what the band is like sonically, but also keenly resistant to then-current post-grunge flair. The bombast of '60s psychedelia were woven around; glazed techno bits give a vibrant overtone to the album itself, and the flurry of manic musical bliss is almost immediate. Such a task is impractical to pull off on a first album, however. The Verve's earlier singles -- "All in the Mind" and "Gravity Grave" -- maneuvered such a move, and remarkably so, but the Music do it with a lesser degree of cockiness. Frontman Robert Harvey is a near vocal double for Geddy Lee, a matchless prospect for guitarist Adam Nutter. Together, the two are a dynamic pair, roaring and rollicking on "Take the Long Road and Walk It." The unwashed sexiness of "Human" builds upon that formula, maintaining a powerful instrumentation while designing an artsy lyrical stance. Like Richard Ashcroft, the Music seek a simple purpose, which is to love and find a good, solid place. Harvey's muddled vocals twist and moan throughout the white-hot "Float"; "The People" is certainly driving with its political coup de foudre, and rock's most basic emotions are heavy. The Music don't necessarily wish to start a fight, but they're tough in staying individualists in an effort to comfortably embrace a chosen path. "You're love is finding a better way/Everybody wants you to know," from the blistering electronic haze of "Getaway," is a testament to that, and "The Truth Is No Words" follows suit. For a debut album, the Music have managed to take passion to another level, and it's much more stylish than what the Hives, the Vines, and the Strokes have done. They're serious with their craft. Reaching for a spiritual haven is a touch overdone, but it works this time. The Music is an incredible debut and a brilliant example of where rock could be headed.
Entertainment Weekly - Marc Weingarten
The Music create psychedelia with a dash of druggy Manchester brashness. (B+)

The Music create psychedelia with a dash of druggy Manchester brashness. (B+)
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 2/25/2003
  • Label: Capitol
  • UPC: 724358032802
  • Catalog Number: 80328

Album Credits

Performance Credits
The Music Primary Artist
Robert Harvey Vocals
Adam Nutter Guitar
Phil Jordan Drums
Stuart Coleman Bass
Technical Credits
Barney Engineer
Jim Abbiss Producer
Rob Carter Artwork, Paintings
The Music Composer, Cover Art
Linda Baritski Cover Design
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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    arena rock at its best

    I also saw the Music on tour with the Vines, and I have to agree that I've been glued to this band since then. You're not going to find anything like it. I don't even think the mainstream is ready for it. This is 7-minute, hardcore innovative stuff. I don't know what I ever did before it.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    Rock is Back

    I've been a little upset at the trend that rock has taken in the past couple years to the whiny want to be punk bands that can barely play an instrument, its good to see a band that has great guitar riffs that are different than most bands today, if you want something new and original and a band with energy I suggest "The Music" 6/12/03

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    This CD is one of the most inovated Cds there is today!!!!

    So I saw this band not long ago alone with The Vines and totally fell in love the band and their music, they're so energetic, amazing, talented, and just a lot of fun to see. I recommend this cd to anyone who has a passion for fun energetic music. A must get!!!!

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