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Retrospective Review: Foo Fighters – Wasting Light

January 1st, 2012

When we asked our contributors to tell us their albums of the year, we also offered them the opportunity to retrospectively review any of their Top 10 list that we hadn’t reviewed already. Jon Kerr took us up on that offer.

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Foo Fighters
Wasting Light
RCA Records
11 April 2011

by Jon Kerr

Twenty years after Nevermind, Butch Vig finally produces a Foo Fighters album. In Dave Grohl’s garage. On tape. And Krist Novoselic plays bass on it. Whether you think the “Nevermind-effect” on the rock industry was a good or bad thing is one of the divisive questions for rock fans of a certain age, making this collaboration one that was destined to raise both ears and eyebrows.

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Album: Green Day – 21st Century Breakdown

May 7th, 2009

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Green Day
21st Century Breakdown
Reprise Records
15 May 2009

by Raziq Rauf

While 2004’s 12 million-selling, generation-defining American Idiot was timed to perfection – released at the height of anti-Bush confusion – the appointment of the righteous and celebrated Barack Obama last year suggests Green Day should have much less to rally against.

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Album: The Subways – All Or Nothing

August 5th, 2008

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Subways
All or Nothing
Warner Brothers Records
30 June 2008

by Pete Lockey

It isn’t a surprise to discover The Subways featured on an episode of teen show The O.C. What is a surprise, going from the sound of the band, is that they hail from leafy Welwyn Garden City, more famous for a mad Lord burying his Ferraris in his garden than generic MTV Bratcore bands.

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