Aaagh! is the second album by the Irish funk-rock band Republic of Loose. It was released 7 April 2006. Sunday Tribune journalist Una Mullally called it "one of the most original and progressive Irish albums ever made". Aaagh! reached number two in the Irish Albums Chart, going platinum in the process, it received regular airplay on Irish radio and produced five singles, "Comeback Girl" (July 2005) and "You Know It" (October 2005) had become huge Irish radio hits some months prior to the album's release. "Shame" (released in late February 2006) also pre-dated the album.
"The Idiots" and the double A-Side of "The Translation / Break" were the other tracks that were released as singles. The album was nominated for the Choice Music Prize in 2007.
"World Class Tunes and a fearless figure head, fusing four decades of danceability from James Brown to Hall & Oates to Justin Timberlake" L.A Weekly.
"Splicing Outkast and The Stones in songs that rely on pure feel" The Observer(UK).
'a glossily produced, fairly funky slab of sophistication' Q Magazine
'A slice of Sleazy funk-soul that sounds like a seedy Hall & Oats produced by Pharrell Williams' The Times(UK)
'Bad-Assed, Booty-Centric brilliance, nigh on perfect' Time Out(UK)
'Brazen sexual commentaries set to energetic elctro-funk grooves rooted in hip-hop attitude and soul power' The Independent(UK)
'Meaty Beats' NME