Glasvegas ‎– Euphoric /// Heartbreak\\\


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Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
GOWOW28, 88697851201 Glasvegas Euphoric /// Heartbreak\\\(2xLP, Album, Gat) Columbia, Sony Music GOWOW28, 88697851201 UK 2011 Sell This Version
none Glasvegas Euphoric /// Heartbreak \\\(12xFile, AAC, 256 + 2xFile, MPEG-4 Video + Album, ) Sony Music none UK & Europe 2011
88697851201 Glasvegas Euphoric /// Heartbreak\\\(CD) Sony Music 88697851201 Australia & New Zealand 2011 Sell This Version
none Glasvegas Euphoric /// Heartbreak\\\(CDr, Promo, TP) Columbia none Germany 2011 Sell This Version
88697 91246 2 Glasvegas Euphoric ///Heartbreak\\\(CD, Album) Columbia 88697 91246 2 US 2011 Sell This Version
SICP 3091 Glasvegas Euphoric ///Heartbreak\\\(CD, Album) Sony Records Int'l SICP 3091 Japan 2011 Sell This Version
GOWOW27, 88697851202 Glasvegas Euphoric ///Heartbreak\\\(CD, Album) Columbia, Sony Music GOWOW27, 88697851202 UK & Europe 2011 Sell This Version
GOWOW021 Glasvegas Euphoric ///Heartbreak\\\(CD, Album, Promo) Columbia GOWOW021 UK 2011 Sell This Version


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January 3, 2014
referencing Euphoric /// Heartbreak\\\, 2xLP, Album, Gat, GOWOW28, 88697851201
The absolute highlight of Glasvegas' career - this album is so good


April 19, 2011
referencing Euphoric ///Heartbreak\\\, CD, Album, GOWOW27, 88697851202

What sounded disappointing to me when listening the first time, grows more from every listening. It is a bit far away from the debut, because it´s on one hand more pop and on the other more indie (!?!). One sees the influence of Flood, who really did a good work, but did not alienate the band so much as he did with Editors. There is also a soccer crowd feeling for all those hymns in the middle, but there is very much sadness in the voice of James Allan, let´s say as if the Rangers go down one division. Or something even worse. And I also feel reminded to a song called "Sha La La" by South Of No North - 80s gothic from Greece - in the overall hit "The World Is Yours". I guess, this should be a conceptional album that searches for tolerance, a bit in the vein of The Smiths, but not musically. Someone described as "dream pop", but I wouldn´t compare it to such. The shoegazing kind guitars playing style in the background are more from an often used old style from Scottish folk without any devices, am I wrong? Overall this is a good album, but it is not the thing you expected. It takes getting used to.