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Lucky, the title of Nada SurfÆs fifth album, is at once literal and ironic. Like the songs that singer-guitarist Matthew Caws, bassist Daniel Lorca and drummer Ira Elliot crafted for their previous two albums, let go (2003) and the weight is a gift (2005), lucky is filled with images of restlessness, longing and the elusiveness of love. Yet the band counterbalances the lyrical bittersweetness with a musical buoyancy. Intimate songs become in-it-together anthems, thanks to the chiming guitars, propulsive rhythms… read more



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  • Avatar for aztwantie
    It just never ceases to amaze me how great this album is.
  • Avatar for Graalmeister
    How does this have more listens than Let Go? Good album, but really no comparison.
  • Avatar for thegoodbyeradio
    One of the most underrated albums out there. An amazing record: the first 3 songs form one of the best 1-2-3 punches to start an album I've ever heard. See These Bones with its gorgeous counter-melodies at the end might be my favorite Nada Surf song.
  • Avatar for HugMySoul
    There's so much (positive) energy in this album that you just want to kick the earth's butt after listening to this.
  • Avatar for dvk5453
    I am now a fan of this band just purchased this album and I love what I'm hearing.. .fantastic band....
  • Avatar for Nerick
    I already was a big fan of Nada surf, especially "Let Go" ... but this is something else ! This is my first listen but I already know it's gonna be one of my favourite album! Btw : "solid" means consistently good and I'd say it's a bit of an understatement for this album.
  • Avatar for ninjablaster
    first time i heard it i thought it was crap, ill give it another listen.
  • Avatar for Romaneck
    Is it me or this is the weakest reccord from the band? Let go and the Proximity effect are monsters by comparison
  • Avatar for kidnapthetruth
    not my fave either, let go beats it... but poss second best. wonderful

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