album review: shout out louds
    • MONDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2010

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    Work, the third album by Shout Out Louds, is not the cinematic mood piece that their sophomore album Our Ill Wills was. The band's previous release was a fragile love letter wrapped in melancholy, produced by Peter Bjorn and John's Bjrn Yttling. Work, though, is more of a thumping, brighter collage of post-rock clang and piano backed choruses.

    As the title suggests, Work is simpler and a little more concise, too. The dark and melancholic mood is still there, lead singer Adam Olenius is still just as overcast and haunted but there are rays of sunshine here and there that hint a return to the sound Shout Out Louds began their careers with on Howl Howl Gaff Gaff.

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