Hands All Over [+Digital Booklet]
 
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Hands All Over [+Digital Booklet]

July 12, 2011

$9.49
Song Title
Time
Popularity  
1
Misery
3:36
2
Give A Little More
3:00
3
Stutter
3:16
4
Don't Know Nothing
3:19
5
Never Gonna Leave This Bed
3:16
6
I Can't Lie
3:31
7
Hands All Over
3:12
8
How
3:36
9
Get Back In My Life
3:37
10
Just A Feeling
3:46
11
Runaway
3:01
12
Out Of Goodbyes With Lady Antebellum
3:15
13
Moves Like Jagger (Studio Recording From The Voice Performance) [feat. Christina Aguilera]
3:21
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Digital Booklet: Hands All Over


Product Details

  • Label: A&M / Octone Records
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  • Total Length: 43:46
  • Genres:
  • ASIN: B0059H05VI
  • Average Customer Review: 4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (337 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,189 Paid in MP3 Albums (See Top 100 Paid in MP3 Albums)

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88 of 94 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars I Hit Myself Repeatedly... September 21, 2010
Format:Audio CD
When I remember I had the chance to see these guys play a bar. A bar! They closed for Jason Mraz. My only consolation is that I was 16 and was, obviously, not the driver for the night, so it was somebody else's bad decision to go home. A driver's license is a great thing.

"Hands all Over" is wall to wall muscular rocky pop with thoughtful lyrics and groovy melodies that go down easier than lemonade on a sticky summer afternoon.

The moody lead single "Misery," with its lyrics and melody in wedded bliss, enters the head and simply will not leave. It is far from the only such track on the CD.

"Give a Little More" sparkles and shimmers with Adam Levine's smooth, soulful crooning (including vocal flourishes that bring Michael Jackson to mind) and frenetic, dance floor-ready energy, while the yearning ballad "Never Gonna Leave This Bed" is likely to burn up both radio playlists and the hearts of (mostly female) listeners.

"I Can't Lie" is immaculately arranged and produced with a pop-savvy fusion of doo-wop and indie rock flavorings, while the title track is an intriguing lesson in contrast - icy in texture and arrangement, with hard guitars and pronounced drums, but stark and vulnerable in its lyrics. "Out of Goodbyes" with Lady Antebellum is a saddening slow-burn.

"Runaway" pulses and seethes under the weight of its nervous energy as Levine sings of the pain of being deserted by his love without an explanation ("But I can't tell you if you run away, runaway"), and the forceful, idiosyncratic, downright infectious "Get Back in My Life" would sound particularly well among the tunes on 2002's "Songs About Jane."

There are so many strong moments here that it is difficult to pinpoint particular highlights.
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48 of 53 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Oh yeah! November 5, 2010
Format:MP3 Music|Verified Purchase
One month. Two favorite bands. Two new, long-awaited albums. One kicks ass, one sadly disappoints. If you'd told me Kings of Leon and Maroon 5, I'd have bet that KOL was the winner. Wrong-o. My wife, myself, and our two daughters agree on little when it comes to music, but all 4 of us can't stop playing Hands All Over. Even the dog perks up when Misery comes on.

Serious stuff? Nah. Polished, fun, danceable? Big time. Best party album since The Ting Tings. It's even stopped certain family members from playing Lady Gaga all day. If for no other reason, I'd give this 5 stars.
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8 of 9 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Marooned for now!!! October 22, 2010
Format:Audio CD|Verified Purchase
Very disappointing album. First album was great - lots of powerful stuff. 2nd album good, but this one, Hands All Over, is pitiful. Can I return it for a full refund??? Album cover is great, album content is just too much light weight pop schmalz for my liking!!!
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37 of 50 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Crisp and clean and alot of generic October 7, 2010
Format:Audio CD
Mutt Lange has a knack for making it all sound effortless. He knows the formula and can turn out tunes with that "fresh from the farm" feel. This is a good and bad thing. For years he spent glossing up the hits for Shania Twain but you don't have to look far into the Twain cataloge to see that the content is about as deep as a puddle.
"Man! I Feel Like A Woman!" "Don't Be Stupid, You Know I Love You!"
Not exactly profound word play. But the man is a radio friendly hit-machine with those not searching too deep for quality.
But, I digress. Lange didn't write the songs on Hands All Over but he might as well have. With the exception of a few tunes, everything has been done before and done better. HAO is really all over the place. The lack of any cohesion isn't the problem, though nothing fits together. The downside for me was the overwhelming corniness.

"Misery" has a catchy hook, perfectly crafted for radio but something screams "This Love 2010". I like it for what it is - radio friendly.

"Get Back In My Life" is Squeeze-revisited. Squeeze circa 1985. Bouncy, lively and only missing the cheeky delivery of Glenn Tilford.

"Out Of Goodbyes", featuring Lady Antebellum, starts out like a weeper and ends in a wimper. What should be a harmonious blending of vocals turns monotone fast.

"Hands All Over" tries really hard to be an anthem. The lyrics are really cheesy and, diehards might not agree, it lacks any sex appeal M5 fans come to expect. With a title like that, I sort of expected the signature "obscure dirty".
This isn't a hand on a thigh. It's a pat on the head.

"Last Chance"...seriously? The lyrics are just oh-so-bad.
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9 of 11 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Sounds exactly like old Maroon 5 October 8, 2010
Format:MP3 Music
Die-hard Maroon 5 fans are going to absolutely love this album.

But everyone else can walk away knowing this is almost exactly the same as the last album, It Won't Be Soon Before Long.

Hands All Over is another helping of Maroon 5's boring take on power-pop, filled with the same chord progressions, the same sounds, the same Levine oo-oo-ooohs, the same clichéd, boring, lyrics about a different one-dimensional woman each track.

If this were the first album from a new band, I'd say it was "promising." But this is the third studio release from an artist that has been in the national spotlight, getting Clear Channel plays daily, for eight years now. And more of the same just isn't enough.
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
5.0 out of 5 stars Love Maroon 5
If you like Maroon 5 you will love this cd. I play it over and over... I just can't get enough of it ..
Published 1 day ago by Jennifer Harless
3.0 out of 5 stars not all; tracks on this C D
this cd did not have track 13 , r on it like the cd said it would when I ordered it.
Published 6 days ago by james p. farmakis
5.0 out of 5 stars Hands all over
I love this CD just as I love all the other CD's I have by Maroon 5. Yes, I would recommend this CD!
Published 19 days ago by JAY DUB
5.0 out of 5 stars Great songs
Have never bought a Maroon 5 cd but this one is good. Will listen to it often. Good variety of songs.
Published 28 days ago by Robin D. Spencer-Laurie
5.0 out of 5 stars Grreat music
This CD is no let down. Maroon 5 does it again. All of the Maroon 5 CDs are worth buying or down loading.
Published 1 month ago by Amazon Customer
5.0 out of 5 stars Great CD
I love Adam Levine, having fallen for him on the Voice. This is full of wonderful music. Honestly I do not think there is a bad track on it!
Published 1 month ago by Renee Cook
5.0 out of 5 stars Love this album
I love this album. I buy all their music and see them in concert as often as possible. I'm really glad the MP3 version is available from Amazon. I really like Maroon 5 music.
Published 1 month ago by gyspyveg
5.0 out of 5 stars Very Mellow
I think Adam is a kick and this is my first CD by him...I was very pleasantly surprised at the music not what I thought it would be and I really love it!
Published 1 month ago by Jill
5.0 out of 5 stars Just happen to like this album
I meant to buy this album 1 1/2 years ago and only just got around to buying it. I just happen to like the songs on it which is purely subjective. Read more
Published 2 months ago by Brasileira
5.0 out of 5 stars Another great Cd
Maroon 5 puts out great music time after time. I am so glad to see them get the respect they deserve. Read more
Published 2 months ago by Michele Morano
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