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Maximo Park / Apply Some Pressure
Album:Apply Some Pressure Collection:General
Artist:Maximo Park Added:02/2005
Label:Warp Records 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2005-05-15 Pull Date:2005-07-17 
Week Ending:10 Jul3 Jul12 Jun5 Jun29 May22 May
Airplays:211121

 Recent Airplay
1.Jun 01, 2009:Sound Check
The Coast Is Always Changing
4.Jun 30, 2005:Julia's ringtones
Apply Some Pressure
2.Jul 05, 2005:Storytime!
The Coast Is Always Changing
5.Jun 09, 2005:Megatron Marathon
Fear So Falling
3.Jul 05, 2005:Pop Music Show
Apply Some Pressure
6.Jun 02, 2005:Megatron Marathon
Apply Some Pressure

Album Review
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Reviewed 2005-05-08 
Maxïmo Park is all about British pride. They do have a very retro, very, very British feel to them. The male lead voice (Paul Smith) is a very dominant part of the music. The songs are all fast paced and upbeat. The cool thing is the band transitions between lots of different melodies making the songs really interesting. The repetition of the melodies ties the songs together. All the tracks are fun and poppy and London-y. There all good, nothing is stellar though. No FCCs.
Track 1: Fast paced, upbeat, very British. Very 80’s feel. Nice transitions between different melodies. Sounds a little like The Darkness. Climaxes at very end. Fades out abruptly.
Track 2: Starts off with chords and pauses, then arpeggios with guitar. Lots of different types of melodies. This works really well. He repeats a lot of the melodies and then brings in a new one to give you something new to listen to. Voice is very dominant, carries a lot of the song.
Track 3: Starts immediately with voice. Nice lyrics. More guitar and emphasis on background music in this. Lots of build and then back into melody. Sounds really familiar.
Track 4: Much more pounding, repeated melody. Harder chords, less flow. Speeds up about 30 secs in. Drums big. More emphasis on instruments because so much repeated melody. Speeds up again about 1:40 in. Fades out.
- Julia 05/08/05

Track Listing
1.Apply Some Pressure 3.Fear So Falling
2.The Coast Is Always Changing 4.I Want You to Leave