Tag Archives: Los Campesinos!

The First Quarter of 2013 in Music

14 Jun

Almost exactly three months ago I posted this article with a list of twenty albums in alphabetical order which I had purchased in the first quarter of 2013.  The intent was to have the article out by mid-April.  In classic SHH fashion I decided that it would be better to do a review of twenty albums Continue reading

Los Campesinos! – Hello Sadness

27 Nov

I decided to give Los Campesinos! another shot despite the fact that their 2010 release, Romance is Boring, was a total snooze-fest.  This year’s Hello Sadness, though listenable and a step back in the right direction stylistically, still falls short.

I first heard of Los Campesinos! from a friend in 2008 right after the release of Hold On Now, Youngster…  That album’s unrelenting pop energy was instantly inviting and pleasantly overwhelming. Continue reading