CD Jesus of Cool [Bonus Tracks]
Not Yet Rated
Rolling Stone (p.73) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "Lowe still makes great records of pop gleam and wise irony, but this is his Book of Genesis."
Spin (p.97) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "Lowe's 1978 debut remains his finest moment, a mix of acid music-biz snark with songcraft..."
Entertainment Weekly (p.60) - "JESUS if full of mini masterpieces....This underappreciated achievement deserves to be treated like the classic it is." -- Grade: A
Uncut (p.106) - 5 stars out of 5 -- "Musically, he traversed territories -- clanging rock, lush ballads, spooky reggae, neurotic pop and black comedy."
No Depression (p.63) - "Lowe served up originals that showed facility in various classic genres..."
Q (Magazine) (p.117) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "JESUS OF COOL was Lowe at his unashamedly poppiest....[T]he perfect example of how to exhume the undeservedly forgotten."
Mojo (Publisher) (p.120) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "[H]eld together by Lowe's mischievous wit....A tour de force from a golden era of clever and imaginative pop."
Harp (magazine) (p.122) - "[S]tuffed to the gills with catchy garage rock, jangly pop and snarky disco..."
Paste (magazine) (p.82) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "Exhilarating, cutting-edge, retro, playful, cynical and picaresque, JESUS OF COOL filters the hopped-up energy of 1977 London through Lowe's quirky genius..."
The Word (magazine) (p.112) - "Lowe is a great storyteller, with a knack for joyuous pop hooks and a country & western sense of inescapable fate."
Record Collector (magazine) (p.104) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "Ever constant...was Lowe's innate sense of pop's rich heritage, from 50s teen balladry to Motownesque bubblegum and garage band shamble."
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