Healthy In Paraniod Times review by Our Lady Peace

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  • Released: Aug 30, 2005
  • Sound: 8
  • Lyrics: 8
  • Overall Impression: 10
  • Reviewer's score: 8.7 Superb
  • Users' score: 9.5 (13 votes)
Our Lady Peace: Healthy In Paraniod Times

Sound — 8
Brand new, fresh breath of air for Our Lady Peace on this album. Heavier on some tracks, much softer on others. The vocal approach Maida uses is almost rigid; almost angry, but still very optimistic. I was ecstatic after hearing his voice as it used to be, that is, before Gravity. I missed the crazy, nasal style that I thought was lost forever!

Lyrics — 8
Very political, yes; also extremely necessary. Not as cryptic as some of their other work, but enjoyed just as much.

Overall Impression — 10
As political as the album was, I loved it. I'm quite conservative, but I find myself agreeing completely with what was said. And also, I was so afraid Raine might be portrayed as omniscient with the release of this one. I found that it was quite the opposite. Great, great music. It has never let me down.

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