saint-etienne,Finisterre [Saint Etienne] , Long Distance [Ivy], Set Yourself on Fire [Digipak], Paul Van Dyk - Global, Random, Vol. 1: A Gary Numan Tribute
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CD Finisterre [Saint Etienne] 
Rolling Stone (10/02, p.72) - 3 stars out of 5 - "...A gem for the highly sensitive..."Q (10/02, p.114) - 4 stars out of 5 - "...Their updated pastiches of 60s and early-70s pop exotica have become even more chilled....distilled to a fine essence..."Uncut (1/03, p.97) - Ranked #52 in Uncut's "100 Best Albums of the Year"Uncut (11/02, p.124) - 4 stars out of 5 - "...Saint Etienne's most far-reaching album since FOX BASE ALPHA..."Magnet (1/03, p.104) - "...Sewn together with slower tunes that would put both Sade and Brian Wilson's noses in the rulebook..."Mojo (Publisher) (10/02, p.110) - "...Cryptic voiceovers, crafted pop, nouveau-retro keyboards, slippery samples and subliminal Anglo cultural debate..."Pitchfork (Website) - "FINISTERRE was a return to urbane form for Saint Etienne....The clever spoken-word samples they'd used until TIGER BAY were here again, and the stylish dance-pop was, too..."
CD Long Distance [Ivy]
Rolling Stone (8/16/01, p.105) - 3.5 stars out of 5 - "...Bittersweet pop...Any fan of Everythging But The Girl, Saint Etienne or vintage Blondie should find plenty to swoon over here..."CMJ (8/01, p.82) - "...Quieter and more keyboard-dependent than the group's previosu work, it operates along the expected Ivy line....sophisticated..."
CD Set Yourself on Fire [Digipak]
Rolling Stone (No. 969, p.108) - 4 stars out of 5 - "[Stars] build cerebral torch songs out of boy-girl vocals, strings, synths, guitars and the occasional French horn..."Spin (p.91) - "[T]hese chamber-pop libertines write lush, saucer-eyed ballads..." - Grade: A-Entertainment Weekly (No. 810, pp.102-4) - "[Stars use] synth-and-strings arrangements to play up intra-band drama..." - Grade: B+Uncut (p.104) - 3 stars out of 5 - "[T]he songs remain structured around the lover's discourse of Torquil Campbell and Amy Millan, hose wispy, feather-light voices somehow harmonise into something pointed and substantial on the title track and 'Soft Revolution'."Magnet (p.52) - Ranked #4 in Magnet's "The 20 Best Albums Of 2005" - "This Montreal band marries strings and sorrow with the delicacy of the Dears and Delgados..."Mojo (Publisher) (p.88) - 3 stars out of 5 - "[F]ans of Saint Etienne and The Magnetic Fields will find much to adore."
DVD Paul Van Dyk - Global
Entertainment Weekly (2/28/03, p.80) - "...Few DJs of the last decade have made club beats shimmer and glisten the way he has..." - Rating: A-
CD Random, Vol. 1: A Gary Numan Tribute
Entertainment Weekly (6/13/97, p.69) - "With contributors as diverse as Jesus Jones and Gravity Kills, this two-CD tribute to Gary Numan is a satisfying scan of today's club culture....these hypnotic covers remind you of what made the originals so compelling." - Rating: BMelody Maker (6/28/97, p.51) - "...The best tracks here are...by people who... seem to appreciate the brutality of sound and approach that always characterized Numan's best music....synth-heavy slabs of austere electronics are as weird and powerful as half of what we call techno today."
CD Ultra Chilled, Vol. 3
CD Large Tunes
CD Let's Hear It For The Boy V.1
DVD Mickey 3D: Live a Saint-Etienne
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