Empire

Album Review of Empire by Kasabian.

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Empire

Kasabian

Empire by Kasabian

Release Date: Sep 19, 2006
Record label: RCA
Genre(s): Indie, Rock, Electronic

60 Music Critic Score
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Empire - Average, Based on 1 Critics

The Guardian - 60
Based on rating 3/5
60

In the decade since Oasis peaked at Knebworth, Noel Gallagher has talked of his quest to pass on the band's torch - and, thus, enormous fanbase - to a new act. Having grimly endured the post-Britpop bedwetter years, Gallagher championed the Coral, but they were too quirky to have Oasis's mainstream appeal. Arctic Monkeys were potential torch-bearers, but despite having the tunes, the Sheffield tykes lack Oasis's crucial laddish joie de vivre; they more often seem sad for it than mad for it.

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