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The Poodles - Tour De Force
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Tour De Force

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Category: Melodic Rock

Year: 2013

Label: Frontiers Records

Catalog Number: FR CD 602

Average Rating: 87 / 100 (11 ratings)


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Jakob Samuelsson vocals
Pontus Egberg bass
Christian Lundqvist drums
Henrik Bergqvist guitars
1.  Misery Loves Company     Listen!
2.  Shut Up!     Listen!
3.  Happily Ever After     Listen!
4.  Viva Democracy     Listen!
5.  Going Down     Listen!
6.  Leaving the Past To Pass     Listen!
7.  40 Days and 40 Nights     Listen!
8.  Kings & Fools     Listen!
9.  Miracle     Listen!
10.  Godspeed     Listen!
11.  Now Is the Time     Listen!
12.  Only Just Begun     Listen!
13.  En Fr Alla Fr En Bonus Track     Listen!

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From: MetalllianStallion Date: May 30, 2013 at 4:24
The Poodles really haven't released a bad album since their first and best IMO Metal Will Stand. They haven't cracked the Dancing with the Stars U.S. market yet, but they should in a world that judges music by talent instead of cookie-cutter formulas. The trademark of the band's original sound has been their big hooks and strong melodies. This album continues down the road of a darker(more modern)sound than their first 2 releases. Lead guitarist Pontus Norgren left the band after the first 2 records and has been replaced by Henrik Bergqvist which may explain there (d)evolving sound. "Tour De Force" has a rougher/harder edge than "Performocracy". 'Viva Democracy' sounds like a tribute to Dimebag Darrell(Pantera). Overall this is a pretty decent album but with the talent on board I was expecting more. With each of the band's 5 studio releases, their quality of output has dropped a small notch IMO. The production is crisp, but the songs aren't in the same league as their debut.

From: tentacle Date: June 8, 2013 at 10:36
I'n with exact opposite opinion than MetallianStallion. I think The Poodles are getting better and better with every new album. The songs may not be instantly striking but they have more longevity. How long can a band make happyhappy sing'alongs and not get bored? The Poodles have matured in their songwriting and have now also fine tuned their sound into a more harder style. Tour De Force is every bit as good as Performocracy.

From: rick kerch vzla Date: June 15, 2013 at 21:10
For me it was a push up after the band's not very solid previous release of 2011 "Performocracy"...obvioulsy it has that same old formula of them with those "happy shakin'glammy songs" that characterizes the sound they've delivered all the way along their career...my faves are "Misery Love Company"(catchy),"Shut Up!","Happily Ever After","Viva Democracy"(catchy),"40 Days And 40 Nights"(great song,like it!),"Godspeed"(sounds ala Tobias Sammet's Avantasia song) & "En For Alla For En"(if you don't have this bonus track,get it!)...90/100

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