Make Another World As passionate as Pearl Jam and as literate as R.E.M. (both of whom they've toured with), this quintet of Scots have had a tough slog… 2007-04-03 Idlewild Rock
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Make Another World (2007)

Idlewild | AMERICAN IDLEWILD The Scots haven't had much luck breaking through in the States, but Make Another World deserves your votes
AMERICAN IDLEWILD The Scots haven't had much luck breaking through in the States, but Make Another World deserves your votes

Details Release Date: Apr 03, 2007; Lead Performance: Idlewild; Genre: Rock

As passionate as Pearl Jam and as literate as R.E.M. (both of whom they've toured with), this quintet of Scots have had a tough slog in America. Though all excellent, none of Idlewild's past, folk-tinged records have made a domestic dent. The band's response? Pump up the volume. On Make Another World, Idlewild dare listeners to ignore them with thrashing tracks like the punk/disco mash-up ''No Emotion.'' And brainy singer Roddy Woomble even flashes some fiery frontman swagger on ''Everything (As It Moves).'' A-

Originally posted Apr 12, 2007 Published in issue #930 Apr 20, 2007 Order article reprints
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