- SPIN Rating:5 of 10
Andy Dragazis' fourth album as Blue States -- the debut act on the Brit label now known for the Go! Team and the Pipettes (whom Dragazis produces) -- spills over with crescendos of hazy, digital pop. That's fine when he gets a little weird (the strings and electronics on "Gaining Time" and the spaced-out "100's and 1000's") or heavy (the Mogwai-ish "Writing Home"). But by offering so many dramatic peaks, Dragazis too often dulls the effect.
Now Hear This: Blue States - "The Electric Compliment" DOWNLOAD MP3