You Have No Idea What You're Getting Yourself Into

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You Have No Idea What You're Getting Yourself Into

Does It Offend You, Yeah?

You Have No Idea What You're Getting Yourself Into by Does It Offend You, Yeah?

Release Date: Apr 15, 2008
Record label: Almost Gold
Genre(s): Indie, Electronic

80 Music Critic Score
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You Have No Idea What You're Getting Yourself Into - Very Good, Based on 1 Critics

AllMusic - 80
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Does It Offend You, Yeah? wield their synths like rock stars -- but, for that matter, they wield their guitars and cowbells like rock stars, too. The Reading quartet's debut album, You Have No Idea What You're Getting Yourself Into, has no problems synthesizing (so to speak) dance music and rock; of course, it's hardly incompatible for a great dance album to also be a great rock album. Comparisons ranging from !!! to Klaxons to A Flock of Seagulls are all apt, since the group doesn't spend much time forging its own identity before branching out into everything from new wave to synth pop to organ-driven surf rock.

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