Thunder, Lightning, Strike

Album Review of Thunder, Lightning, Strike by The Go! Team.

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Thunder, Lightning, Strike

The Go! Team

Thunder, Lightning, Strike by The Go! Team

Release Date: Oct 4, 2005
Record label: Memphis Industries
Genre(s): Indie, Rock, Dance

90 Music Critic Score
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Thunder, Lightning, Strike - Excellent, Based on 2 Critics

AllMusic - 90
Based on rating 9/10

The Go! Team earn their exclamation point. Their debut album, Thunder, Lightning, Strike, is a refreshing blast of Day-Glo bubble-dance-pop that could crack a smile on even the most frozen of faces. The sound of the record is a slap in the face to audio purists; it sounds like it was recorded on a truck stop-quality cassette in a very damp, crowded basement.

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Dusted Magazine
Their review was generally favourable

Big beats can aim to inspire a lot of different emotions, but rarely do they shoot for wistfulness. The Go! Team hit that feeling over and over on their debut, Thunder Lightning Strike. They emerged a few years back with the single "Get it Together", included here, along with material from other early EPs. "Get it Together" starts with a thudding hip hop beat, then weaves in a pennywhistle that could come from a toddler television show.

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