Top 20 Singles | Top 10 Albums | Album Reviews | AA Interviews | Best of 2011
 

 

Review Archives



ADVERTISEMENT

You're Awful, I Love You
Ludo
Purchase Online
Reviewed: 4/28/2008 by Ryan


Recently Reviewed:


Young Rising Sons
Young Rising Sons EP


Don't Kill The Magic
Magic!


Strange Desire
Bleachers

There are two sides to Ludo, the really bright, energetic and fun side. And the dark #($#ed up side that makes you wonder what exactly is going on in the mind of Andrew Volpe. The difference between those two sides though is one's entertaining and the other side can be boring. The dark songs from Ludo are fun, they're entertaining, they're smart, they're captivating, and they're humorous in a really sick way. Lead man Andrew Volpe takes some weird things and then some weird lyrics and then mixes them with some 50's/60's rock sounds to make them sound positive. Take "Love Me Dead" as an example. That song is extremely dark, but because it sounds so cheery, it's turned into something that's extremely funny. The same goes for "Go-Getter Greg" and "Lake Pontchartrain." Those songs are all great, and pretty much every time Ludo goes for that particular style it works great. The "sane" songs from Ludo aren't as fun as the darker themed songs, but there's still some good likability to Ludo from these songs. "Please" is a potential single and "Such as It Ends" is a great pop-punk song. Ludo's debut for Island "You're Awful, I Love You" brings the band's intelligent and quirky rock to the mainstream, and that's never a bad thing.

Upcoming Releases
Adelitas Way (July 29)
Spoon (Aug 5)
Twin Forks (Aug 5)
Godsmack (Aug 5)
Andy Grammer (Aug 5)
Twin Atlantic (Aug 18)
The Gaslight Anthem (Aug 19)
Twin Atlantic (Aug 19)
Royal Blood (Aug 25)
The Griswolds (Aug 26)
Counting Crows (Sept 2)
The Kooks (Sept 2)
Better Than Ezra (Sept 9)
Slash Featuring Myles Kennedy and the Conspirators (Sept 16)
I Fight Dragons (Sept 16)
Weezer (Sept 30)
The Madden Brothers (Oct 7)
Broods (Oct 7)

In Stores Now
Young Rising Sons (July 22)
Nightmare And The Cat (July 22)
Colony House (July 22)
Bleachers (July 15)
Rise Against (July 15)
Big Wreck (July 15)
Dirty Heads (July 8)
Theory of a Deadman (July 7)
Red Jumpsuit Apparatus (July 4)
Bad Suns (July 1)
Seether (July 1)
NONONO (July 1)

Site Map | Facebook | Twitter | Last.fm | Donate | Privacy Statement | Advertise | Contact Us
2014 Alternative Addiction LLC