[Bombay Bicycle Club - A Different Kind Of Fix]
The third release from UK group Bombay Bicycle Club has the band returning to the electric guitar after their second album, "flaws" featured a softer, acoustic sound. The album starts with an easy going, light sounding noise slightly reminiscent of brighter songs from bands such as Tokyo Police Club or even Coldplay to a lesser extent (don't hate me for writing that). The clean sounding production lends itself well to the style of music the band seems to be reaching for.
The bands greatest work on the album would have to be "Shuffle" with its catchy, light hearted keys and clear vocals, it's the song that encompasses the feel of the album and helps tie it all together. Another notable song from the album, "Lights Out, Words Gone" features a funky, soft sounding chorus.
At the end of the day, Bombay Bicycle Club has released three albums in three years, and you cant help but wonder if a focus on quality of releases over quantity would really help this band break out of their shell and find their true sound.