Almost Alice (2010) What does Wonderland sound like? Any pop station on the dial, more or less, if Almost Alice , this companion to Tim Burton's latest film… 2010-03-02 Various Artists Pop
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Almost Alice (2010)

Almost Alice | FELL DOWN A HOLE Johnny Depp in Alice in Wonderland
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FELL DOWN A HOLE Johnny Depp in Alice in Wonderland
EW's GRADE
C-

Details Release Date: Mar 02, 2010; Lead Performance: Various Artists; Genre: Pop

What does 
Wonderland sound like? Any pop station on the dial, more or less, if Almost Alice, this companion to Tim Burton's latest film is any indication. The tunes come in various flavors — shrill and self-
important (Avril Lavigne), plodding and grungy (Shinedown), grating and synth — based (3OH!3) — yet with a few exceptions, none are original enough to hold your attention past the first chorus. For music ostensibly inspired by a trippy fantasy, far too much here is depressingly ordinary. C–

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Originally posted Feb 24, 2010 Published in issue #1092 Mar 05, 2010 Order article reprints