Album Review of Octopus by The Bees [Band of Bees].

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The Bees [Band of Bees]

Octopus by The Bees [Band of Bees]

Release Date: Mar 26, 2007
Record label: Virgin
Genre(s): Indie, Rock

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

The Guardian - 60
Based on rating 3/5

After recording their Mercury-nominated debut, Sunshine Hit Me, in a shed and taking off to Abbey Road for more commercial successor Free the Bees, Octopus is the product of the Bees' own Isle of Wight studio and shares the debut's sunnier, hazy feel. The brassy, hook-laden Got to Let Go is perhaps their best tune since the much-loved cover of Os Mutantes' A Minha Menina. Elsewhere, Octopus operates on the logic that if you don't like one track, there'll be something different in a minute.

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