The Midsummer Station

Owl City

The Midsummer Station

Fourth album from the Minnesota-based, MySpace and YouTube-indebted electro-pop artist Adam Young, this time with production aid from Stargate and a guest spot for Blink-182’s Mark Hoppus

ADM rating[?]

4.3

Label
Island
UK Release date
20/08/2012
US Release date
21/08/2012
  1. 7.5 |   BBC

    A brave and bold addition to what is increasingly looking like a catalogue to relish
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  2. 7.5 |   A.V. Club

    Amazingly enough, this juxtaposition of party-minded music and heartfelt sentimentality works
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  3. 4.0 |   The Arts Desk

    The whole thing just feels so cynical, from the weaving in of trance and dub-step beats to the token genre-bending guest appearance from Blink-182’s Mark Hoppus
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  4. 4.0 |   Rolling Stone

    One of the more insipid popvocal stylists of his generation, if not any generation
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  5. 4.0 |   Q

    Young just sounds burned out. Print edition only

  6. 4.0 |   Spin

    Young's ravey electronics, cresting repeatedly in asexual climax, may be as G-rated as a post-prom lock-in, but they hold their own against the faceless slabs with which so many of today's hitmakers clobber clubbers
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  7. 0.0 |   NME

    So empty and flavourless it should come stamped with a Ginsters logo
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