First Impressions Of Earth

Album Review of First Impressions Of Earth by The Strokes.

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First Impressions Of Earth

The Strokes

First Impressions Of Earth by The Strokes

Release Date: Jan 3, 2006
Record label: RCA
Genre(s): Indie, Rock

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Arriving at the dawn of 2006, the Strokes' First Impressions of Earth was one of the year's first albums, and one of its first disappointments as well. To be fair, First Impressions starts out strong. "You Only Live Once" is everything a fan could want from a Strokes song, with a joyful melody, skipping rhythm, and cheerfully snotty lyrics. "Juicebox," meanwhile, moves from a bassline nicked from the "Peter Gunn Theme" to ragged grunge before landing on a soaring, plaintive chorus.

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