Album Review of Superabundance by Young Knives.

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Superabundance by Young Knives

Release Date: Mar 10, 2008
Record label: Transgressive
Genre(s): Indie, Rock

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

AllMusic - 80
Based on rating 8/10

Young Knives couldn't be faulted for much on their breakthrough album, Voices of Animals and Men. If their tartar plaid and throwback video-making -- not to mention their angular new wave musical sense -- made them seem rather retro-obsessed, their songs were pure gold and singer Henry Dartnall played the nerdy, over-analytical type very well. But where Voices of Animals and Men featured social critique that didn't make life seem too bad (just the kind of place where you might have to work in a takeaway shop or get a little freaked out about relationships and school life), on Superabundance the situation is quite dire.

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