Film School

Album Review of Film School by Film School.

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Film School

Film School

Film School by Film School

Release Date: Jan 24, 2006
Record label: Beggars Banquet
Genre(s): Indie, Rock

80 Music Critic Score
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Film School - Very Good, Based on 1 Critics

AllMusic - 80
Based on rating 8/10
80

Since the release of Film School's 2001 album A Brilliant Career, post-punk-inspired indie rock bands have gone from being hip to common, and it would be easy to write off the band's second, self-titled album as riding the wake of the trend. However, Film School is a strong album that deserves more than being written off as just the work of post-punk wannabes. The band manages to find its own niche among its contemporaries: more evocative than the National, less bleak than Editors, and not nearly as melodramatic as Interpol, Film School's music is actually more varied than that of their peers, even though they're drawing from the same pool of influences.

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