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Making a shimmery pop album seems like the natural progression for Two Door Cinema Club, a band that’s apparently been chomping at the bit to go full nu-disco for the last three years. While their previous albums were constructed like laser-guided missiles of high-octane alt-rock fired from Ireland in an attempt at world domination, Gameshow finds the trio really leaning into the warm embrace of pop music. Dripping in falsetto and awash in synths, their latest attempt is painfully lacking in the refreshingly hyperactive guitar riffs that made their debut so memorable. (

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January 20th 2017

What? You are saying that making a pop-rock album with some disco and other influences is a bad thing? I cannot believe what I’m reading. I’m not even a fan of this band and I’m upset with what you say. You all hipsters need to calm the f*** down. Pop music is great if it is done right. You really need to step out from your comfort zone.