Enter Shikari are a band who have become huge by creating a genera of music between alternative metal and drum and bass. Some people say its electronicore but by adding Rou’s poetic, political lyrics, strings and some synth they defiantly can be called unique.
This unique sound has gained them a vast, loyal audience who have eagerly awaited there third studio album. So has it lived up to there high standards?
Many people would have worried the band may have tried to become softer or more mellow but them worries can be cast aside. Its still fast, loud and hard hitting. I think it’s safe to say the guitars have faded and been smothered by a more electric sound but the rock element has not been lost.
However i think the album is not as good as Take to the
skies and Common dreads. Songs such as Jugganouts and
Sorry your not a winner raise above the songs on Flash food. It is going to get hard for the band to keep up the hype as their sound is copied and becomes less … them.
“how much money is being printed and exchanged, is a good measure of how healthy our society is but I do think I can speak for everyone when I say, we’re sick of this sh*t.” – Lyrics from track 7 “Gandhi Mate, Gandhi”
Yet in saying that, the lyrics still reach out to people, the music can still create a mosh, a dance and the hype. The amount of sound means that you can get lost in your headphones and overall i think if your a fan, you will like A Flash Flood Of Colour