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Architecture In Helsinki - Places Like This album download
Title: Places Like This
Country: US
Genre: Rock / Pop
Style:Indie Rock
Released: 2007
MP3 album szie: 1267 mb
FLAC album size: 1467 mb

Places Like This is the third studio album by Architecture in Helsinki, which was released in Australia on 27 July 2007 at the launch of their Australian tour. It was also released in Japan on 18 July, Europe on 8 August, and in the United States on 21 August. It debuted at No. 31 on the ARIA Albums Chart, and dropped to No. 49 in its second week

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Unfortunately, Places Like This more resembles that messy room than the barely contained creativity of In Case We Die, which I guess makes me the angry Dad with the sore foot in this scenario. It's no joy to say that this third full-length from AiH often misses the mark; the band clearly has a surplus of ideas and energy, which is the opposite problem to the majority of indie mopesters churning out the same album over and over again. They may all be errors borne of excess enthusiasm, but nonetheless they're stylistic choices unlikely to endear Architecture in Helsinki to anyone over the age of four. Elsewhere, the band's unorthodox arrangements lead to dead-ends more than usual. While the mid-song detours may be AiH's signature, they remain a risky move, and Places Like This spotlights a couple moments where it backfires on the band.

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Although the band formed in Melbourne, Architecture in Helsinki's six musicians are dotted across several continents, and they take the same multinational approach to their music; apparently they discuss song ideas via instant messaging. This album, their third, hurls in everything from trombone and steel drums to something called a "two-note apocalyptic swamp axe".

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Unoriginal, haphazardly thrown together and lacking most of what could make it the least bit enjoyable, Places Like This just proves that Architecture in Helsinki is a one trick pony.

Places Like This brings the band truly center stage, the follow up to their breakthrough album. At their cores, the songs on the album are simply written pop songs. Standard chord progressions with standard beats. The problem is more the musicianship of the band. Like It or Not demonstrates the issues that plague the album well. It begins with trumpet and childish wah-wah vocals. It’s hard to criticize Architecture in Helsinki for this album because everything they do is obviously intentional. No one can be serious about those voices or the cheesy feel of the music. Still, the musicianship is never great, sometimes dreadful.

Tracklist Hide Credits

A1 Red Turned White
Baritone Saxophone – Tim StockerSampler [2 Note Apocalyptic Swamp Axe] – Lee Sargent
2:46
A2 Heart It Races
Steel Drums [Steel Pans] – Patrick Davis
3:14
A3 Hold Music
Alto Saxophone – Dale PackardBaritone Saxophone – Tim StockerTrumpet – Indra Adams
3:54
A4 Feather In A Baseball Cap
Alto Saxophone – Dale PackardBaritone Saxophone – Tim StockerTrumpet – Indra Adams
2:27
A5 Underwater 3:28
B1 Like It Or Not
Alto Saxophone – Dale PackardBaritone Saxophone – Tim StockerFlute – Martin Pena*Trumpet – Indra Adams
3:01
B2 Debbie
Alto Saxophone – Dale PackardBaritone Saxophone – Tim StockerTrumpet – Indra Adams
2:53
B3 Lazy (Lazy) 2:55
B4 Nothing's Wrong
Flute – Martin Pena*
3:30
B5 Same Old Innocence 3:22

Companies, etc.

  • Recorded At – Staygold
  • Recorded At – Big Jesus Burger Studios

Credits

  • Design – Markus Karlsson
  • Engineer, Mixed By – Chris Coady
  • Illustration – Will Sweeney
  • Mastered By – Chris Gehringer
  • Photography By – Rene Vaile
  • Producer – Architecture In Helsinki
  • Written-By – Architecture In Helsinki, Cameron Bird

Notes

From the back of the inner sleeve: "Places Like This was built on 24 days between October 26 2006 and Jan 5 2007 at Staygold in Brooklyn, NY, USA and BJB in Sydney, NSW, Australia."

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
PRC-139-2 Architecture In Helsinki Places Like This ‎(CD, Album, Dig) Polyvinyl Record Company PRC-139-2 US 2007
TBD-004 Architecture In Helsinki Places Like This ‎(CD, Album, dig) Tailem Bend, Cooperative Music TBD-004 Europe 2007
Italy 15 Architecture In Helsinki Places Like This ‎(CDr, Album, Promo, Car) Cooperative Music Italy 15 Italy Unknown
SY0003PRO, SY003 Architecture In Helsinki Places Like This ‎(CD, Album, Promo) Scotland Yard, Scotland Yard, Shock , Shock SY0003PRO, SY003 Australia 2007
PRC-9111-1 Architecture In Helsinki Places Like This ‎(LP, Album, Ltd, RE, Pin) Polyvinyl Record Company PRC-9111-1 US 2011