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Q (9/00, p.126) - 4 stars out of 5 - "...[It] has the golden shimmering quality of Popol Vuh and Cocteau Twins' VICTORIALAND and is probably [his] second best..."1.547315

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Q (9/00, p.126) - 4 stars out of 5 - "...[It] has the golden shimmering quality of Popol Vuh and Cocteau Twins' VICTORIALAND and is probably [his] second best..."1.547315

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Billboard (p.44) - "There's Cocteau Twins' shimmery 4AD funk on 'Play,' the dirge synths of current goth-house star Purity Ring on 'Idle Talk' and shades of synth-pop voices from Kate Bush to Oh Land throughout."Q (Magazine) (p.103) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "It's a highly evolved, slightly claustrophobic take on warm but angular Scandi-pop....The songs alone conjure a lavish world of their own."Mojo (Publisher) (p.95) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "[T]heir peppy, sensual synth-pop has merit, with more than a trace of Goldfrapp and fellow Swedes The Knife in their bubbling electronic stew."0.7736573

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Billboard (p.44) - "There's Cocteau Twins' shimmery 4AD funk on 'Play,' the dirge synths of current goth-house star Purity Ring on 'Idle Talk' and shades of synth-pop voices from Kate Bush to Oh Land throughout."Q (Magazine) (p.103) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "It's a highly evolved, slightly claustrophobic take on warm but angular Scandi-pop....The songs alone conjure a lavish world of their own."Mojo (Publisher) (p.95) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "[T]heir peppy, sensual synth-pop has merit, with more than a trace of Goldfrapp and fellow Swedes The Knife in their bubbling electronic stew."0.7736573

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Alternative Press (4/95, pp.68-69) - "...continues their efforts in filling the musical chasm left by the Cocteau Twins when they departed from their milky musical terrain for more commercial venues....Droning, quivering layers of electric and acoustic guitars, minimal drums and just the right amount of synthetic keys as needed for texture..."0.6700069

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Mojo (Publisher) (p.102) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "Given Harris' beguiling vocals, parallels could be drawn with the mid-80s 4AD sound of Cocteau Twins and Dead Can DAnce and the Eno-goes-shoegazing sound of Slowdive's SOUVLAKI."0.6700069

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Mojo (Publisher) (p.107) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "Opener 'Please Concrete' is the standout, but surprisingly upbeat 'Obituary' and Cocteau Twins-with-piano 'Keeping Company' are also fab."Clash (magazine) (p.105) - "[B]est listened to when lying under falling autumn leaves thanks to its seamless marriage of wistful American folk with lush shoegaze soundscapes, which sounds effortlessly laid-back..."0.5583391

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Spin (12/90) - "...Best to sit back and let the Twins' pleasant sound effects envelop you, because the pleasures `Heaven Or Las Vegas' has to offer aren't the sort you should spend any time thinking about. The Cocteau Twins are proof that you don't necessarily need something to say to get by; something to feel will do just fine..."Q - 4 Stars - Excellent - Included in Q's list of the Fifty Best Albums of 1990.Alternative Press (7/95, p.81) - Ranked #21 in AP's list of the `Top 99 Of '85-'95.'Alternative Press (7/95, p.81) - "...The enchanting genius of the Cocteau Twins' high-wrought soul stirrings is more concentrated, and, yes, sublime, than ever on HEAVEN OR LAS VEGAS. The place their music inhabits is undeniably closer to heaven than Nevada..."0.5527275

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Q (Magazine) (p.107) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "[They are] sensitive souls tapping into all of rock's grand and gloomy traditions to create their own darkside indie with a pop of pop."Clash (magazine) - "High point 'The Shore' is an ebbing and flowing tide of twinkling VICTORIALAND era Cocteau Twins with the closer coming off like some forgotten girl group Spector spiritual."Uncut (magazine) (p.94) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "The quintet's template of dramatic vocals laid over surging, effects-slathered guitars serves them well..."0.4466713

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Magnet (p.59) - "[T]he aptly titled INTERSTELLAR is bursting with gorgeous soundscapes like the celestial harmonies of the eponymous opening track and 'Pair Of Wings.'"Mojo (Publisher) (p.86) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "This time out, the melodic knack is as assured and the tumbling songs recognizably hers, but she's found her own path."Uncut (magazine) (p.83) - "[T]he shuddering pulse that shines through the title track, 'Gospel/Grace' and 'Had We Had It' sees disco lights twinkling through the Cocteau twins fog."0.4466713

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Rolling Stone (p.61) - 3.5 stars out of 4 -- "The tunes go down smooth, ranging from breezy exercises in Eighties-excess pop to country-tinged reveries."Spin (p.89) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "[A] startlingly impressive debut: astute, melodic evocations of plinky new wave and the Cocteau Twin's smeary dreams that achieve a timeless emotional resonance."Spin (p.46) - Ranked #40 in Spin's "40 Best Albums Of 2008" -- "[T]hey flit from uncanny new-wave caricatures to beguiling heroin country ballads..."Blender (Magazine) (p.73) - 3.5 stars out of 5 -- "Caroline Polachek carries the melodic weight with a breathy and nimble contralto, and she has a knack for enjoying childlike fantasies without sounding immature..."0.3908374

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Alternative Press (p.112) - 3.5 stars out of 5 -- "PENNY feels both sculpted and spontaneous....'Here Sometimes' and the aptly named 'My Plants Are Dead' showcase vocalist/bassist Kazu Makino's suffocated shoegaze sweetness."Mojo (Publisher) (p.90) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "[A] masterclass in elegiac navel gazing, a record that could comfortably sit beside Talk Talk or The Knife..."Paste (magazine) - "These songs crawl -- sometimes ominously, other times seductively -- carried by understated beats, while Kazu Makino's vocals float over it all like the memory of a departed loved one."Uncut (magazine) (p.87) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "Cocteau Twins, MBV and Angelo Badalamenti are obvious touchstones for the narcotised, heat-haze beauty of PENNY SPARKLE..."0.3908374

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Entertainment Weekly (7/26/96, pp.52-54) - "...Like many other contemporary pop soundtracks, STEALING BEAUTY is a hodgepodge (Stevie Wonder to Liz Phair), but one with unerring taste and a unified theme:...romantic longing..." - Rating: B+Q (9/96, p.122) - 3 Stars - Good - "...features not music of a classical bent but mainstream...contemporary fare....[the] rollercoaster ride of emotions...are here interpreted...with musical velvet....Suitable affecting stuff."0.3026212

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Rolling Stone (p.71) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "In 'Judas,' McCabe fires bird-cry bursts of twang and threads long, humming lines through Ashcroft's R&B whoops. 'Love Is Noise' is smart acid-dance candy notched with a laughing-choir vocal hook."Spin (p.112) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "FORTH makes a strong case for the continued vitality of big-tent guitar anthems. On 'Love Is Noise,' Ashcroft bemoans our modern times over a sleekly propulsive dance-rock groove the Killers would kill for..."CMJ - "[T]hey certainly sound self-assured on FORTH....A welcome reminder of the power of the group's chemistry."Q (Magazine) (p.103) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "FORTH re-establishes McCabe as a supreme sonic texturalist in the lineage of My Bloody Valentine or Cocteau Twins."Blender (Magazine) (p.86) - 3.5 stars out of 5 -- "The best new tracks are the prettiest: Guitarist Nick McCabe's luscious noodling provides a perfect foil for frontman Richard Ashcroft's grand wail on 'Rather Be'..."Paste (magazine) (p.57) - "The swirling groover 'Sit And Wonder,' the driving gospel rocker 'Love Is Noise' and the liquid gold streaked through 'Appalachian Springs' are as good as anything The Verve has recorded..."URB (Magazine) (p.84) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "Lead single 'Love is Noise' comes closest to gold, with its Balearic sample and energetic, almost danceable, rhythms."0.2791696

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Rolling Stone (p.71) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "In 'Judas,' McCabe fires bird-cry bursts of twang and threads long, humming lines through Ashcroft's R&B whoops. 'Love Is Noise' is smart acid-dance candy notched with a laughing-choir vocal hook."Spin (p.112) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "FORTH makes a strong case for the continued vitality of big-tent guitar anthems. On 'Love Is Noise,' Ashcroft bemoans our modern times over a sleekly propulsive dance-rock groove the Killers would kill for..."CMJ - "[T]hey certainly sound self-assured on FORTH....A welcome reminder of the power of the group's chemistry."Q (Magazine) (p.103) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "FORTH re-establishes McCabe as a supreme sonic texturalist in the lineage of My Bloody Valentine or Cocteau Twins."Blender (Magazine) (p.86) - 3.5 stars out of 5 -- "The best new tracks are the prettiest: Guitarist Nick McCabe's luscious noodling provides a perfect foil for frontman Richard Ashcroft's grand wail on 'Rather Be'..."Paste (magazine) (p.57) - "The swirling groover 'Sit And Wonder,' the driving gospel rocker 'Love Is Noise' and the liquid gold streaked through 'Appalachian Springs' are as good as anything The Verve has recorded..."URB (Magazine) (p.84) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "Lead single 'Love is Noise' comes closest to gold, with its Balearic sample and energetic, almost danceable, rhythms."0.2791696

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