E. A Solinas | MD USA | 09/18/2003
(4 out of 5 stars)
"The Postal Service offers a new single from their album "Give Up," and it's worth every penny. While one of the remixes fails to live up to the original, the cover and other two songs are solid, enjoyable, and thoroughly pleasant to listen to."District Sleeps Tonight" is a pleasant, slightly melancholy song, ("You seem so out of context/ in this gaudy apartment complex") and the DJ Downfall Remix of that same song is a faster, poppier, longer, more danceable version, and unfortunately a little less engaging. The John Tejada Remix of "Such Great Heights" is pleasant and upbeat remix; the single is rounded off by a quirky percussion-led cover of the Flaming Lips' "Suddenly Everything Has Changed."It's a pleasant weaving of rock, pop, electronica and what-have-you, with sweet lyrics and good music, like a bright-eyed cousin of Radiohead. Energetic and fun (with a bonus for Lips fans like myself), a good buy if you have four bucks on you."
A good cd single, they are in the right direction.
sdldawn | Jackson, MS United States | 07/12/2003
(5 out of 5 stars)
"If u like the Postal Service, this single is a must! The remixes are very unique, and they arent the usual cliche type of remix u would find on someone's single. This band has a unique feel to their music, and I hope they are around a long time.The cover of the flaming lips song, "Suddenly everything has changed" is another gem to add to your collection.This single is highly reccomended, and I also think their last single "Such Great Heights" was simply beautiful.keep it goin:)"