The Boy Who Knew Too Much Rollerblader- disco album of the year! London's Grammy-nominated divo has described his second disc, The Boy Who Knew Too Much , as a rock opera… The Boy Who Knew Too Much Rollerblader- disco album of the year! London's Grammy-nominated divo has described his second disc, The Boy Who Knew Too Much , as a rock opera… 2009-09-22 Mika Pop
Music Review

The Boy Who Knew Too Much (2009)

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EW's GRADE
A

Details Release Date: Sep 22, 2009; Lead Performance: Mika; Genre: Pop

Rollerblader-
disco album 
 of the year! 
 London's Grammy-nominated divo has described his second disc, The Boy Who Knew Too Much, as a rock opera about his adolescence, and yep, there's enough transcendent drama-queeniness here to make Lady Gaga sound like Woody Guthrie. With Rock of Ages-style bombast (''Touches You''), classic-Disney-score playfulness (''Toy Boy''), tap-dance-routine cabaret (''Dr. John''), and stomp-your-Louboutins stadium rockers (''We Are Golden''), it's a Technicolor pop explosion designed for throwing your jazz hands into the air. A

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Originally posted Sep 16, 2009 Published in issue #1067 Sep 25, 2009 Order article reprints
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