Their latest attempt to carve an identity takes Mystery Jets to the truck stops of small town America: a sensible option. Sadly Radlands is as vintage as the Urban Outfitters catalogue and just as clean cut. The Nothing Take me Where The Roses Grow Sister Everett Lost In Austin Add into comments area. Skip to content Search query All Results. Pitchfork is the most trusted voice in music.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Open share drawer. Mystery Jets. You Had Me at Hello. Someone Purer. The Ballad of Emmerson Lonestar. Greatest Hits. Track Listing - Disc 2. The Hale Bop. However, the hype never really translated into the success the band deserved, and follow-up album Serotonin saw a shift towards a more mainstream synth-pop sound which didn't resonate with fans - or any one else for that matter.
The band disappeared to America and took stock of their situation, hoping that new surroundings would give them a fresh perspective. But it was too much for bassist Kai Fish who decided to leave the band to pursue the solo career he kick-started last year.
Things looked dismal, but against all odds the boys have come back with Radlands - a somewhat career-defining album born out of the band's destabilisation and struggle to find a new identity Undoubtedly, Mystery Jets certainly have the potential, which is even presented in the title track - nevertheless in the same compositions Undoubtedly, Mystery Jets certainly have the potential, which is even presented in the title track - nevertheless in the same compositions reveals the biggest flaw of the album, which is the usual triumph form over content.
So what that songs sometimes present haunting and easily memorable themes supported by the curious, a little "lethargic" vocals - if the band is not able to use that wisely and produces such boring songs like "You Had Me At Hello".
Fortunately, not all of them should be omitted - for example, worth paying attention is indie rock "Someone Purer. Mystery Jets' track "Dreaming of Another World" is one of my favorite songs of the last few years but everything else that I've heard from Mystery Jets' track "Dreaming of Another World" is one of my favorite songs of the last few years but everything else that I've heard from them has left me believing that they are just another one-hit-wonder.
Essential Links. By Metascore By user score. Fetch the Bolt Cutters - Fiona Apple.Image of Mystery Jets that seems to be on front cover actually on inside sleeve. Barcode and Other Identifiers Barcode: ; Other Versions (4 of 4) View All. Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year; RTRADCD Mystery Jets: Radlands (CD, Album, Dig) Rough Trade: RTRADCD UK: Sell This Version.