The Cover Up

Album Review of The Cover Up by I Am The World Trade Center.

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The Cover Up

I Am The World Trade Center

The Cover Up by I Am The World Trade Center

Release Date: Jun 29, 2004
Record label: Gammon
Genre(s): Indie, Pop

70 Music Critic Score
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The Cover Up - Fairly Good, Based on 1 Critics

AllMusic - 70
Based on rating 7/10

Already having to deal with the backlash of the band's name, I Am the World Trade Center faced further troubles before the release of its third record: the closing of its record label (Kindercore, co-founded by IATWTC's Dan Geller) and the romantic break-up of Geller and vocalist Amy Dykes. Surprisingly, The Cover Up still sounds upbeat and bright, even when the duo shifts toward the colder, robotic side of electro-pop. The warmer feeling can mostly be attributed to Dykes, who's more on par with new wave heroes Blondie than the monotone of Ladytron and Adult.

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