Gimme Fiction

Album Review of Gimme Fiction by Spoon.

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Gimme Fiction

Spoon

Gimme Fiction by Spoon

Release Date: May 10, 2005
Record label: Merge
Genre(s): Indie, Rock

80 Music Critic Score
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Gimme Fiction - Very Good, Based on 1 Critics

AllMusic - 80
Based on rating 8/10
80

The three-year stretch between Gimme Fiction and Kill the Moonlight was the longest gap between Spoon's albums since the end of their disastrous relationship with Elektra Records helped put two and a half years between A Series of Sneaks and Girls Can Tell. In its own way, Gimme Fiction feels like as much of a refinement on what came before it as Girls Can Tell did at the time: theatrical and seething with late-night menace, the album sounds bigger than Spoon's previous work, with keyboards, guitars, and string parts courtesy of the Tosca Strings. But even within this scope, the band's eye for detail remains.

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