Unlike their previous material, Four Hours Light is much mellower, and stylistically it can be filed under pop/rock. Fireside's Pelle Gunnerfeldt does a great job on the production, which gives Starmarket the ability to truly pull off all the diversity showcased. Starmarket has a good sound, but it definitely took a superb producer to bring it out and make it sound so clean and efficient. The sound that they bring to Four Hours Light is one of variance. The first song, "Into Your Arms," starts off catchy as hell, with a really wonderful piano part, and later on they throw in a funk guitar part. Amazing. Actually, the most wonderful thing is that the diversity continues through the whole album. Unlike so many bands out there trying to showcase their entire taste in music on one album, Starmarket can pull it off. From the hard rock sound of "Count With Fractions" to the pedal steel guitar on "A Million Words" to the beautiful piano finale of "Tonight," it all fits together like the perfect puzzle.
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AllMusic Review by Kurt Morris