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
Push the Button
We Are the Night
 Professional ratings
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars [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 stars [7]
The Guardian 4/5 stars [8]
Los Angeles Times 3.5/4 stars[9]
Uncut 4/5 stars[10]
PopMatters 8/10 stars[11]
Under the Radar 8/10 stars[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. https://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]