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Rolling Stone (7/20/00, p.142) - 3 stars out of 5 - "...A quality set of long, slow ballads, heavy on the strings....Ashcroft has superhuman levels of sullen charisma..."Entertainment Weekly (7/7/00, p.130) - "...An album of sweet symphonies....Piled high with strings and choirs...[the album] has flashes of sublime beauty....A promising...second wind." - Rating: B+Magnet (8-9/00, p.67) - "...Elaborates on the same elegance he initially allowed to die with the Verve's disbanding....extracting life, hope and soul from its aura..."CMJ (6/26/00, p.3) - "...A classic songwriter who voyages deep into his heart....[He] has successfully made the transition from band member to solo act..."Mojo (Publisher) (7/00, p.101) - "...As wired and edgy as you'd expect....veering between classic singer-songwriter fare and dark, cut'n'paste groove-rock...coming across as a more ambitious, more personal retort to URBAN HYMNS..."NME (Magazine) (12/30/00, p.78) - Ranked #20 in NME's "Top 50 Albums Of The Year".NME (Magazine) (6/24/00, p.41) - 8 out of 10 - "...His unswerving belief in music's potency has enabled him to produce songs that have perfectly communicated his ongoing voyage of personal discovery....it's a gift that hasn't deserted him here..."57.34528

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Rolling Stone (7/20/00, p.142) - 3 stars out of 5 - "...A quality set of long, slow ballads, heavy on the strings....Ashcroft has superhuman levels of sullen charisma..."Entertainment Weekly (7/7/00, p.130) - "...An album of sweet symphonies....Piled high with strings and choirs...[the album] has flashes of sublime beauty....A promising...second wind." - Rating: B+Magnet (8-9/00, p.67) - "...Elaborates on the same elegance he initially allowed to die with the Verve's disbanding....extracting life, hope and soul from its aura..."CMJ (6/26/00, p.3) - "...A classic songwriter who voyages deep into his heart....[He] has successfully made the transition from band member to solo act..."Mojo (Publisher) (7/00, p.101) - "...As wired and edgy as you'd expect....veering between classic singer-songwriter fare and dark, cut'n'paste groove-rock...coming across as a more ambitious, more personal retort to URBAN HYMNS..."NME (Magazine) (12/30/00, p.78) - Ranked #20 in NME's "Top 50 Albums Of The Year".NME (Magazine) (6/24/00, p.41) - 8 out of 10 - "...His unswerving belief in music's potency has enabled him to produce songs that have perfectly communicated his ongoing voyage of personal discovery....it's a gift that hasn't deserted him here..."57.34528

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Melody Maker (6/19/99, p.53) - 4 stars out of 5 - "...It has the gritty melancholic gorgeousness of 10,000 Maniacs, the hard-edged delicacy The Cardigans are struggling to achieve and...string arrangements Richard Ashcroft would pawn his Hush Puppies for..."0.6422173

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Alternative Press (p.200) - "[I]ncorporating taut British Invasion riffs...industrial-pop mechanics...and earthy R.E.M.-like strumming..."Magnet (p.103) - "Andy LeMaster sounds like a blend of Stripe and Richard Ashcroft....Opener 'Let The Sirens Rest' basks in those vibrant, echoing U2 riffs that fill stadiums with sound and people."CMJ (p.40) - "The atmosphere is still moody -- guitars echo and resonate under LeMaster's croon....but his songwriting is more direct and his production cleaner than before."0.4281449

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Rolling Stone (10/15/98, p.128) - 3.5 Stars (out of 5) - "...an accessible yet edgy blend of movie-soundtrack-style ambience, hip-hop experimentation, rock & roll reverb, maniacal drum breaks and turntable-synthesizer spasms....a complelling work in progress."Spin (1/99, p.91) - Ranked #19 on Spin's list of "Top 20 Albums of '98."Mixmag (1/99, p.49) - Included in Mixmag's "Ten Best Albums of 98" - "Beats by DJ Shadow. Star turns by Richard Ashcroft and Thom Yorke. Hype by James Lavelle..."CMJ (1/11/99, pp.3-4) - "...this slow-cooking beat-noir masterpiece proved to be both cinematic in its scope and surreal in its detail, held together by a confident, futuristic aesthetic..."The Source (10/98, p.166) - "...UNKLE use a mixture of samples and real musicians to build their fuzzy analog tableaux, giving this ad hoc collective considerable style-flexing muscle..."0.3746268

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Rolling Stone (10/15/98, p.128) - 3.5 Stars (out of 5) - "...an accessible yet edgy blend of movie-soundtrack-style ambience, hip-hop experimentation, rock & roll reverb, maniacal drum breaks and turntable-synthesizer spasms....a complelling work in progress."Spin (1/99, p.91) - Ranked #19 on Spin's list of "Top 20 Albums of '98."Mixmag (1/99, p.49) - Included in Mixmag's "Ten Best Albums of 98" - "Beats by DJ Shadow. Star turns by Richard Ashcroft and Thom Yorke. Hype by James Lavelle..."CMJ (1/11/99, pp.3-4) - "...this slow-cooking beat-noir masterpiece proved to be both cinematic in its scope and surreal in its detail, held together by a confident, futuristic aesthetic..."The Source (10/98, p.166) - "...UNKLE use a mixture of samples and real musicians to build their fuzzy analog tableaux, giving this ad hoc collective considerable style-flexing muscle..."0.3746268

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Q (Magazine) (p.118) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "[A] compelling snapshot of an artist who can be considered a real game-changer."Mojo (Publisher) (p.102) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "[A] couple of new tracks suggest Shadow still has tricks up his sleeve, not least 'Listen,' a vivid slice of chopped-up op featuring vocals from Terry Reid."0.274623

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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."0.2675906

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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."0.2675906

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Rolling Stone (10/16/97, pp.104-106) - 3.5 Stars (out of 5) - "...their strongest album to date....the songs on URBAN HYMNS are anchored by propulsive guitar rhythms and sinuous, infectious vocals....a breathtaking venture, an ambitious balance of stargazing and worldweary pathos."Entertainment Weekly (10/10/97, p.92) - "...a surprising--and stunning--comeback from Britain's shoe-gazing shamans the Verve, resurrected after two splintered years. Crooner Richard Ashcroft makes it all sound like churchworthy gospel." - Rating: B+Q (10/01, p.81) - Ranked #18 in Q's "Best 50 Albums of Q's Lifetime"Q (12/99, p.92) - Included in Q Magazine's "90 Best Albums Of The 1990s."Q (1/98, p.115) - Included in Q Magazine's "50 Best Albums of 1997."Q (6/00, p.69) - Ranked #58 in Q's "100 Greatest British Albums" - "...Rose to national anthem league, an appeal to a post-club generation who now use rock'n'roll as a comedown aid..."Q (7/00, p.141) - Included in Q's "The Best Male Angst Albums Of All Time"Uncut (p.108) - "[T]he most striking qualities of URBAN HYMNS now are its musical coherence and the powerfully sustained mood of melancholic stoicism."Melody Maker (12/20-27/97, pp.66-67) - Ranked #1 on Melody Maker's list of 1997's "Albums Of The Year."Melody Maker (10/4/97, p.51) - "...An album of unparalleled beauty so intent on grabbing at the strands of music's multi-hued history....all songs which sound like they've lived a little more than most."Village Voice (2/24/98) - Ranked #18 in the Village Voice's 1997 Pazz & Jop Critics' Poll.NME (Magazine) (12/20-27/97, pp.78-79) - Ranked #3 in NME's 1997 Critics' Poll.NME (Magazine) (9/27/97, p.54) - 8 (out of 10) - "....Its sheer magnificence and spirit is such that the danger of it overwhelming anything that follows it is obvious. This, after all, is the musical signature of the year....The Verve's best album to date..."0.2140725

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Q (12/99, p.84) - Included in Q Magazine's "90 Best Albums Of The 1990s."Q (2/96, p.67) - Included in Q's 50 Best Albums of 1995.Q (8/95, p.134) - 4 Stars - Excellent - "Rangy, whirlpool rock from Wigan's aspiring starsailors, with a dense, warm sound....the band's exploratory ethic guarantees the odd blind alley, but the rewards are vertiginous guitar themes [and] a mighty, organic groove..."Alternative Press (8/95, p.102) - "...conveys intense soul-searching and philosophizing borne of great emotional stress....The Verve have swallowed hook, line and sinker the trappings of rock mythology. That they don't sound hopelessly retro testifies to the brilliance with which they manipulate hoary signifiers..."Melody Maker (12/23-30/95, pp.66-67) - Ranked #29 on Melody Maker's list of 1995's 'Albums Of The Year.'Melody Maker (7/1/95, p.38) - Recommended - "...The loud stuff is where it really kicks in--the title track is nine different stereos playing in nine different buildings, while 'This Is Music' makes the most of lurex-rough guitars to create something that comes close to being horribly ponderous [but is] all the more impressive for just clipping the corners..."Mojo (Publisher) (p.57) - Ranked #75 in Mojo's "100 Modern Classics" -- "A NORTHERN SOUL married prog rock and Blitzkrieg harmonies with 'Mad' Richard Ashcroft's shamanic lyricism."NME (Magazine) (8/12/00, p.28) - Ranked #15 in The NME "Top 30 Heartbreak Albums".NME (Magazine) (12/23-30/95, pp.22-23) - Ranked #17 in NME's 'Top 50 Albums Of The Year' for 1995.NME (Magazine) (7/1/95, p.48) - 6 (out of 10) - "...exude such a sense of astounding self-belief...they can almost convince you that even their more nonsensical moments should be cast in gold....Marry that self-belief with music that actually justifies the swagger...and The Verve are onto a few sly winners..."0.2140725

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