Push the Button

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Push the Button
Studio album by The Chemical Brothers
Released 24 January 2005
Recorded 2004
Genre Big beat, electronica, trip hop, alternative hip hop
Length 60:20
Label Virgin, Freestyle Dust, EMI, Ultra
Producer The Chemical Brothers
The Chemical Brothers chronology
Singles 93–03
(2003)
Push the Button
(2005)
We Are the Night
(2007)
 Professional ratings
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 starsStar full.svgStar full.svgStar half.svgStar empty.svg [1]
Robert Christgau A− [2]
Spin B+ [3]
Stylus Magazine B− [4]
Entertainment Weekly B− [5]
Pitchfork Media 7.0/10 [6]
Rolling Stone 3.5/5 starsStar full.svgStar full.svgStar half.svgStar empty.svg [7]
The Guardian 4/5 starsStar full.svgStar full.svgStar full.svgStar empty.svg [8]
Los Angeles Times 3.5/4 starsStar full.svgStar full.svgStar half.svg[9]
Uncut 4/5 starsStar full.svgStar full.svgStar full.svgStar empty.svg[10]
PopMatters 8/10 starsStar full.svgStar full.svgStar full.svgStar full.svgStar full.svgStar full.svgStar full.svgStar empty.svgStar empty.svg[11]
Under the Radar 8/10 starsStar full.svgStar full.svgStar full.svgStar full.svgStar full.svgStar full.svgStar full.svgStar empty.svgStar empty.svg[12]

Push the Button is an album by British electronica duo The Chemical Brothers.

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  1. John Bush. "Push the Button - The Chemical Brothers". Allmusic. http://www.allmusic.com/album/r725124. Retrieved 4 October 2011.
  2. Robert Christgau. "The Chemical Brothers". robertchristgau.com. http://robertchristgau.com/get_artist.php?name=The+Chemical+Brothers. Retrieved 4 October 2011.
  3. It's the album on which the Chems relax into a comfortable maturity, secure in their status as elder statesmen. [Feb 2005, p.87]
  4. http://www.stylusmagazine.com/reviews/the-chemical-brothers/push-the-button.htm
  5. Dombal, Ryan (28 January 2005). Review for "Push the Button". Entertainment Weekly. p. 84. http://www.ew.com/ew/article/0,,1019297,00.html. Retrieved 26 May 2012.
  6. Scott Plagenhoef (4 February 2005). "The Chemical Brothers: Push the Button". Pitchfork. http://pitchfork.com/reviews/albums/1419-push-the-button/. Retrieved 4 October 2011.
  7. Werde, Bill (27 January 2005). "The Chemical Brothers: Push The Button : Music Reviews". Rolling Stone. Archived from the original on 24 November 2007. http://web.archive.org/web/20071124050639/http://www.rollingstone.com/artists/thechemicalbrothers/albums/album/6785039/review/6821623/push_the_button. Retrieved 26 May 2012.
  8. Petridis, Alexis (29 July 2005). "CD: The Chemical Brothers, Push the Button". The Guardian. http://www.guardian.co.uk/music/2005/jan/21/popandrock.shopping1.
  9. An evolution in big beat and sweet dance-pop loyalty as hard-hitting as their mid-'90s works "Exit Planet Dust" or "Dig Your Own Hole." [23 Jan 2005]
  10. Cleaner and crisper... their first [album] for half a decade where great noises... outshine august guest vocalists. [Feb 2005, p.73]
  11. Tim O'Neil (28 January 2005). "The Chemical Brothers: Push the Button". PopMatters. http://www.popmatters.com/pm/review/chemicalbrothers-pushthebutton. Retrieved 4 October 2011.
  12. The new material sounds more unified and danceable. [#8, p.106]