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Album Review

After placing third in the 2010 season of Britain's The X Factor, five-member boy band One Direction inked a record deal with mega-exec/TV personality Simon Cowell and released their debut album, 2011's Up All Night. A global sensation, the album garnered several hit singles and sold millions of copies worldwide. It also faired pretty well with critics, who appreciated the band's mix of melodic songcraft and catchy, dance-oriented material that, while slickly produced, avoided the commercial cynicism and adult contemporary posturing of some of their '80s and '90s forebears. Rather than mess with a good thing, One Direction stick with this formula on the band's sophomore effort, 2012's Take Me Home. Once again working largely with Sweden's Carl Falk, Rami Yacoub, and Savan Kotecha, who produced Up All Night, One Direction deliver another immediately catchy mix of dancey pop that maximizes the group's shared lead-vocal approach and peppy, upbeat image. This album highlights even more than their previous one how much One Direction's mix of punchy guitars over snappy beats, handclaps, and bright synthesizers has in common with the positive, fun-loving tone of '70s bubblegum pop, as well as more contemporary bands like the Jonas Brothers and perennial guilty pleasure Hanson. Also added to the mix this time around are two songs ("Little Things" and "Over Again") co-written by British singer/songwriter Ed Sheeran, whose intimate folk-R&B aesthetic lends an air of maturity to One Direction's admittedly squeaky-fresh sound. The boys of One Direction also nab a few co-writing credits here, as does McFly's Tom Fletcher, whose contribution "I Would," a kind of in-spirit sequel to his Up All Night contribution "I Want," stands out as a considerably smart and infectious cut. Ultimately, tracks like the frenetically hyper "Kiss You" and the soundtrack-ready "Back for You" will, as with the rest of Take Me Home, certainly appeal to the group's rabid teen followers, and might even end up on their parents' playlist, too.

Customer Reviews

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Last year I was obsessed with 1D and they where honestly the only thing on my mind and iPod! but since they hit the US I think they are more cocky (I hate saying it but I'm being honest) Please don't think I'm a 'Directionater' cause I'm not! That's why I gave it 3 stars cause at heart I still love them. Anyways on to the review I think that LWWY sooo similar to Up All Night and also Kiss U and a few others on this album all sound the same! And lyrics like "making them drool on there chiny chin chin" is REALLY cheesy soz :/ BUT I LOVE LITTLE THINGS AND I THINK IF NORE OF THEIR SONGS WHERE LIKE THAT AND NOT PURE POP THEY WOULD BE WAAAY BETTER.x

Worth the wait

I stayed up till midnight to purchase this album and I have not stopped listening to it since! Another brill ablum for the 1D boys xxx

Keep 'em coming x

Boy i HATE this band

One direction are crap sorry but they are no tallent at all and don't get me started on how stupid harry styles is
Why so popular i don't know
:-(

Biography

Formed: 2010 in London, England

Genre: Pop

Years Active: '10s

Following the success of JLS and the Wanted, X Factor contestants One Direction were the next group of heartthrobs to help revive the boy band concept. The quintet outdid all of its predecessors, becoming the biggest boy band since Take That, selling millions of albums and singles, filling arenas and making movies, while hitting...
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