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District Line

3 Ratings: 1.7
An album by Bob Mould

District Line, Mould's seventh solo album, is a swell follow-up to his bracing 2005 return-to-rockishness recordBody of Song. You'd think the guy's heart would get tired of having to beat upon his sleeve all the time--but here we are treated to ten new … see full wiki

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3 reviews about District Line
review by . March 12, 2008
'District Line' by Bob Mould is a very well-round piece of work that mixes traditional bluesy rock with electronic elements and even techno (yes techno). There is lots of emotion and feeling in this release and it's an entertaining, well done effort. Standouts include 'Stupid Now' the first song off the album which is very raw and really HITS you right off the bat. 'Shelter Me' mixes things up with the techno sound that you wouldn't expect, showing that Mr. Mould isn't afraid to take chances or …
review by . January 29, 2008
Bob Mould, "District Line"    Comfortable    Amos Lassen    I can best describe Bob Mould's new album as comfortable. It's nice to listen to but beneath the lyricism that it provides is a touch of anger. It is a sincere effort and it is modern rock. However, I am not too sure that it will appeal to many.   Mould gained fame with Husker and Sugar but he haven't heard much from him since his last solo album in 2005. "District Line" …
review by . January 23, 2008
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Overall, I found "District Line" flat and overproduced. Bob Mould maintains his signature vocal style and thoughtful lyrics, but the songs blend together with very little variation. I think if he focused on capitalizing on his raw vocals with accompanying beautiful acoustics rather than allowing the basics to get swallowed up by tinny, slick production; it would have been a much more powerful body of work. The potential was there, but it got lost in a fusion of too many overdubs and overzealous …
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Label: Anti
Artist: Bob Mould
Release Date: February 5, 2008

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