Echoes is that of an immediately strange record that still sounds like danceable, catchy pop music-- a record for anyone and everyone rather than a cool, indie elite. Luke is constantly amused by the spot-the-influence game that The Rapture inspires in music critics. "That's one of the reasons we can't wait for the record to actually come out. At least it'll broaden the hotch-potch of references. But the record's broad enough to stop people saying it just sounds like The Cure or the Gang Of Four."