AllMusic Review by Stephen Thomas Erlewine [+] Also, Louder Than Bombs contains some of the worst material the group ever recorded, including the bland instrumental "Oscillate Wildly" and a cover of Twinkle 's "Golden Light.". Excluding all of this material, the remainder of the record is brilliant.9/
Apr 04, · It includes hits such as the irresistible "Ask," the bouncing pop of "You Just Haven't Earned It Yet, Baby" and the sad "Unlovable." With a solid collection of singles and a number of tracks virtually unavailable elsewhere, Louder Than Bombs is a necessary purchase for any Smiths fan/5().
Hugely influential, The Smiths lasted all of five years from to , releasing during this period four studio albums (The Smiths, Meat Is Murder, The Queen Is Dead and Strangeways, Here We Come) and three compilation albums (Hatful Of Hollow, The World Won't Listen and Louder Than Bombs). Meat Is Murder went on to enter the British charts at number one in February.
Apr 04, · I know it's a compilation album technically, but Louder Than Bombs will always be my favorite Smiths "album." It takes me back to a time when I made a point to memorize liner notes, lyrics, and all the other details I wish I had time to enjoy now/5().