Vous voulez voir cette page en français ? Cliquez ici.


or
Sign in to turn on 1-Click ordering.
or
Amazon Prime Free Trial required. Sign up when you check out. Learn More
More Buying Choices
Have one to sell? Sell yours here

The Warning [Import]

Hot Chip Audio CD
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)
Price: CDN$ 19.06 & FREE Shipping on orders over CDN$ 25. Details
o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o
Only 1 left in stock (more on the way).
Ships from and sold by Amazon.ca. Gift-wrap available.
Want it delivered Tuesday, August 5? Choose One-Day Shipping at checkout.

Frequently Bought Together

Customers buy this album with In Our Heads CDN$ 18.05

The Warning + In Our Heads
Price For Both: CDN$ 37.11

Show availability and shipping details

  • This item: The Warning

    In Stock.
    Ships from and sold by Amazon.ca.
    FREE Shipping on orders over CDN$ CDN$ 25. Details

  • In Our Heads

    In Stock.
    Ships from and sold by Amazon.ca.
    FREE Shipping on orders over CDN$ CDN$ 25. Details


Customers Who Bought This Item Also Bought


Product Details


1. Careful
2. And I Was A Boy From School
3. Colours
4. Over And Over
5. (Just Like We) Breakdown
6. Tchaparian
7. Look After Me
8. The Warning
9. Arrest Yourself
10. So Glad To See You
11. No Fit State

Product Description

Product Description


Customer Reviews

3 star
0
2 star
0
1 star
0
4.7 out of 5 stars
4.7 out of 5 stars
Most helpful customer reviews
5.0 out of 5 stars 80's/Modern Synth Pop Jan. 11 2008
By Estrild
Format:Audio CD
Very cool, early synth sounds blended with modern techno boings and pops, with sexy and cool computery duet singing. Kraftwerky, Visagey, Human Leaguey, and Severed Headsy, this is an awesome NEW band doing retro synth pop for today!! Great beats and compelling melodies too! The band is fresh and new while at the same time sounding familiar. Songs are awesome from start to finish, not a single dud. A seriously excellent and groundbreaking release! It's no wonder they won the UK's Nationwide Mercury Prize for album of the year. It sounded a bit strange to me at first, but by the second listen I was getting very excited!

I could also mention reminiscences to Gary Numan, Ultravox and Depeche Mode. MECHANICAL MUSIC MUSEUM, yeah!
Was this review helpful to you?
4.0 out of 5 stars A warning! Feb. 22 2007
By E. A Solinas HALL OF FAME TOP 10 REVIEWER
Format:Audio CD
Fledgling UK electropop band Hot Chip have found greater success with their second album, "The Warning," but thankfully have not sold their souls to do so.

This sophomore album is simply exploding with experiments and ideas, so much so that an otherwise amazing album gets a little drippy around the edges. Give them a few more years, and Hot Chip will be blowing our minds with the bravest, wildest electronica. For the moment, they're still trying their wings.

It opens with the retro drones of "Careful," right before the song suddenly settles into a more expansive little groove. It sounds torn between retro synth and the artier edges that they are so, so good at. They stabilize their sound somewhat in "And I Was A Boy From School," with its steady beats and catchy little melody.

From there on, Hot Chip experiments with just about any sound that electropop can include -- airy little ballads, hip-hoppish dance music, delicate beats like something from Telepopmusik, grimy robot rock, twinkly little art tunes, and some Kraftwerk-inspired techno. In other words, they will twist those amazing art beats into... anything, really.

Not many bands can do EVERY kind of music with more or less successful results, but Hot Chip is pretty good at all kinds of music. The only problem is that they seem to be a bit torn between the popular retro sound, and the more out-there art sounds. In songs like "Careful," it feels awkward and unbalanced.

But once they work the kinks out of that, Hot Chip will probably have few musical flaws at all. They have a knack for putting the right beats in the right places, and excel at deceptively simple melodies that never stop being catchy -- even the quieter ones can draw you in and make you mumble the words.
Read more ›
Was this review helpful to you?
5.0 out of 5 stars excellent album Sept. 8 2006
Format:Audio CD
I had never heard of them until my cousin mentioned to me one day about his album and how great it is. And it is great... the singer sounds sorta like the guy from the british band Hood and the beats and the lyrics are all magnificient... very good album to listen to when relaxing and in your mellow moments. This is not one to be missed.
Was this review helpful to you?
Most Helpful Customer Reviews on Amazon.com (beta)
Amazon.com: 4.0 out of 5 stars  17 reviews
13 of 15 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Best Album This Year Nov. 2 2006
By DynaMo - Published on Amazon.com
Format:Audio CD
I won't bother with highbrow recitals. Let me just say that this album and this band will rock you and keep you adictively coming back for more. It's rare to find such a well-rounded, well-balanced release--not a single track is lacking and each one has something strong to offer. I've played it for several friends and not one can stop listening. You'll feel the fool if you don't hop on the Hot Chip waggon. This band is going places. Also check out their first album--it's extremely satisfying as well.
7 of 8 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars I don't know a damn thing about Hot Chip... Aug. 15 2006
By J. Rossi - Published on Amazon.com
Format:Audio CD
apart from a few tracks on this album (my rommate owns it so therefore I have heard smatterings from it), but I can say that 'Over and Over' is worth the price of admission on its own. I never thought that six minutes of 4/4 time, a few adroitly placed guitar lines, thumping bass and whining keyboards could be so damn catchy, but I was wrong. I'm a man, I can admit when I'm wrong. 'Over and Over' is the newest entry into my top 25 of all time list.

A few other songs from this album catch me as well, but I don't know what they're called. Suffice to say that this album is way better than their debut.
6 of 7 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars WARNING: YOU WILL LIKE THIS Dec 27 2006
By Cary S. Whitt - Published on Amazon.com
Format:Audio CD
On their second album, Hot Chip has continued to play with what makes them interesting. Stark electronic blips sit next to accessable melodic arrangments, and the marriage works even better this time around.

The tracks overall, bounce off each other to create a complete record experience. A song like Boy From School is a retro-flavored pop masterpiece, sounding like a cousin of OMD or New Order, you'll be singing along from the very first listen. Other tracks are far more difficult but no-less rewarding. The Warning, is great because it plays with the idea of musical catagories and the stigmas that go with them. The idea of geeky keyboard fans being violent and tough is funny, and that's the gist of the tune. Then there is the single which has garnered the most attention for the band, and its a dandy. Over and Over, has an insane, yet catchy hook, and really great lyrics to boot! Anyone that I've ever played this for has fallen in love with it, its just one of those songs that anyone can get into, and instantly like.

While the rest of the record doesn't quite leap the lead singles' lofty bar, it does a really great job of complementing the different styles and vibes, that without skill, could get very chaotic to the listener. If you are a fan of electronic music, and like a bit of experimentaton mixed with your straight forward pop, you won't find a better blend of a unique, and fun songs on any one record this year.
10 of 13 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars a great album Nov. 15 2006
By MMF - Published on Amazon.com
Format:Audio CD
the harmonies that go on here are what really propel this album. Electronics are wondrful too, but it's the vocal play that keeps this album out of generic electro, and pushes into it's own category. One of the few albums that's both immediately infectuous, yet has long lasting appeal. Which is altogether too rare these days. Well worth the purchase.
2 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Awesome album Oct. 30 2006
By Music Fan - Published on Amazon.com
Format:Audio CD
This album is so much fun! For a first album, it really is quite good. It has interesting beats, avariety of songs, and catchy tunes. To me, it's a mix of Thom Yorke's beats with a little Postal Service mixed in. See what you think!
Search Customer Reviews
Only search this product's reviews

Look for similar items by category


Feedback