Urban Hymns (studio album) by The Verve
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The tracks on this album have an average rating of 82 out of 100 (all tracks have been rated).
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First few tracks, I'm definitely won over by this. Doesn't quite keep that momentum for me, but it's still absorbing and beautiful.
Es una pena que estos chicos hayan tenido problemas por "Sweet Symphony", porque realmente es una de las mejores canciones que he escuchado. "Sonnet" y "Lucky man" son geniales también... simplemente uno de los mejores álbumes de britpop, casi a la altura de (What's the Story) Morning Glory?
It's a shame that these guys had trouble for "Sweet Symphony," because it really is one of the best songs I've ever heard. "Sonnet" and "Lucky Man" are great too... simply one of the best Britpop albums, almost on par with (What's the Story) Morning Glory?
I've had this from when it first came out. Starts off great with the first few songs but then it all starts to sound all to similar. Due to this, even though it's a decent album, it's just failed to make an impact with me. Good but also rans in the Brit pop/rock category.
⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ this and A Northern Soul, awesome stuff...
A great album. Despite being overplayed, Bittersweet Symphony and The Drugs Don't Work are still great. Weeping Willow is such an underrated song, my favourite off this album and one of my favourites of all time. Lucky Man is number two for me, followed by Catching The Butterfly and The Rolling People. Neon Wilderness is a 2 minute interlude basically.
Bitter Sweet Symphony may quite possibly be my favorite song of all time. Sonnet, The Drugs Don't Work and Lucky Man are incredible as well. Overall though, I think this album is a bit overstuffed, especially towards the end, a lot of filler following absolute killer. If it were cut down to about 8 or 9 tracks at about 45 minutes, I'd probably talk about it as one of my all time favorites.
Bitter Sweet Symphony is one of the best tracks of the 90s but the rest is just meh
The brilliant stretch of songs at the beginning is unfortunately weighed down by the lackluster second half
Good record. Best songs are in the begin of the album. Lucky Man is the only great song in the second part.
You could see that the Verve were leading up to something special from their previous albums, but this knocked it out of the park. Any attempt at a follow up would be a dissapointment, so good job they didn't
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