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To Lose My Life
     

To Lose My Life

5.0 3
by White Lies
 
With a retro sound that's pumped up for 2009 consumption, lauded U.K. act White Lies storm American shores with To Lose My Life. The romantically brooding vocals of Harry McVeigh will remind some listeners of Echo & the Bunnymen's Ian McCulloch, but his subject matter is closer to that of Ian Curtis, as these black-clad fellows concentrate on the darker side of

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With a retro sound that's pumped up for 2009 consumption, lauded U.K. act White Lies storm American shores with To Lose My Life. The romantically brooding vocals of Harry McVeigh will remind some listeners of Echo & the Bunnymen's Ian McCulloch, but his subject matter is closer to that of Ian Curtis, as these black-clad fellows concentrate on the darker side of life (sample lyric: "Let's grow old together / and die at the same time"). Following in the footsteps of homage-a-'80s bands such as The Bravery and Franz Ferdinand, White Lies deliver mopey music in stadium-sized servings, with plenty of stomping and appropriately sized hooks.

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Release Date:
03/17/2009
Label:
Geffen Records
UPC:
0602517951822
catalogNumber:
001259002

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To Lose My Life 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This was a relly good album i love everything about it! totally worth the five stars! a real heartfelt sound and lyrics.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
i heard white lies at kroq's weenie roast for the first time. I loved every song that they performed, so i knew I had to get the cd. every track is excellent, and i love that the lyrics are included in the cd. this band is awesome
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Wonderful vocals and a great overall sound. When friends have heard this they have wanted to know who this band is and where they can buy it too. This album went straight to number 1 in the UK!