Whilst I sit in my chair right now I am still intently listening to the Fun's. 'Some Nights' album. Despite the fact that I have played it non-
Currently playing in the background is the track 'We Are Young' featuring Janelle Monáe, a track that brought Fun. to autumnal fame. Following radio play, Fun. has seemed to gain a huge amount of respected attention in the music industry with its clever record production techniques and well constructed tracks. Subsequently, this has lead this album into becoming a major 2013 Grammy nomination.
On the whole the Indie Pop album does have some interesting unique identity about it that sets it apart from the crowd. The most noticeable effect is the use of the voice manipulating garble we most famously recognise as 'auto-
When you listen to the 'Some Nights' on a decent sound system you can tell that the mastering is exceptionally good and has not been squashed beyond the point of no return. Here there is a bit headroom with some very clean transients in the background instruments such as claps. The tracks on this album also do sound rather radio friendly but the majority are a little bit lengthy for being totally friendly.
Placing the above aside we notice the fact that a lot of the tracks have some really catchy melodies with easily rememberable lyrics. If you so wish then you will easily feel able to do your karaoke routine whist the tracks are playing.
When we start with the initial introduction track -
My favourite tracks within this album are without a doubt 'Some Nights', 'We Are Young', 'Why Am I The One', and the almost live version of the end, and bonus, track 'Out On The Town'. This is one track that must not be missed.
Overall I do really rate this album for so many attributes but it could become something more epic. I am really looking forward to the next album but I do hope that they leave the auto-