Monday, August 1 2005
Athlete's music might challenge you, but you'll have to decide if that's good or bad.
Tuesday, November 16 2010
Athlete are devoid of melodic affability. Go on. I dare you to list five of the group’s biggest hits? Stumped?
Tuesday, March 2 2010
There is no denying a certain haunting quality to the music but it's a haunting largely carried out by the ghosts of pop's past. Annoyingly, these are songs which will get into your head with their formulaic perfection
Thursday, September 27 2007
In Beyond the Neighbourhood Athlete attempts to move outside the sonic district they've shared with their contemporaries, while expressing a new generation's confusions and concerns.
Monday, April 18 2005
Athlete's second album arrives on the scene, seven years too late.
Monday, May 31 2004
Monday, June 14 2010
Athlete put on an incredible set of distinctly British (and distinctly Athlete) pop songs including “El Salvador”, “Black Swan Song” and my personal favorite, “Twenty-Four Hours”.