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The Walkmen, Lisbon, 2010

Lisbon didn’t leave a big impression on me at first. I sensed quickly that I much preferred it to the irritating You & Me  because I could hear the melody and song craft. I guess Walkmen albums are slow growers … Continue reading

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The Walkmen, You & Me, 2008

There’s two things in relation to this record I really don’t get. The first is this: You & Me received a lot of rave reviews in 2008. I wonder if any of those reviewers are still listening to it? If … Continue reading

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The Walkmen, Pussycats, 2006

This was the second release for The Walkmen in 2006. The CD version, which I still have floating around somewhere, came with a bonus DVD, containing a ‘making of the album’ video. Pussycats is a song-by-song cover of the 1974 … Continue reading

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The Walkmen, A Hundred Miles Off, 2006

I was a Cure fan for years in the late 80s and early 90s. By the time Wild Mood Swings came out in 1995 all I wanted was for the Cure to strip back to a three piece and go … Continue reading

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The Walkmen, Bows + Arrows, 2004

After hearing a couple of early tracks, “Wake Up” and “We’ve Been Had” I took an avid interest in The Walkmen, bought Bows + Arrows in 2004 after reading the reviews and became a dedicated fan based on the strength … Continue reading

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The Walkmen, Everyone Who Pretended To Like Me Is Gone, 2002

I first heard The Walkmen when a friend made me a compilation CD back in about 2003 which included the tracks ‘We’ve Been Had’ and ‘Wake Up.’ It was a good choice because these two songs are probably the most … Continue reading

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