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Rolling Stone (10/16/97, p.111) - 3.5 Stars (out of 5) - "...obtuse, sepulchral music that...matches the ambient extremity of Aphex Twin and the queasy claustrophobia of Tricky....a chilling, often magnificent view into the abyss from a true iconoclast."Spin (10/97, pp.142-143) - 8 (out of 10) - "...An unprecedented mix of industrial noise, shambling tone poetry, and lilting orchestration, TILT...is a picaresque that turns on suggestive character studies of condemned crusaders and exiles....Walker's unearthly voice has never sounded so resourceful..."Vibe (10/97, p.162) - "...On most of TILT, Walker deliberately short circuits the awesome virtuosity of his voice...by singing in a cooler, more neutral style..."Mojo (Publisher) (p.50) - Ranked #31 in Mojo's "The 50 Most Out There Albums Of All Time" - "[A] journey into evil and despair."52.90464

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"[E]ven a partial rundown of the musicians who speak on camera is dazzling: Jarvis Cocker, Damon Albarn, Alison Goldfrapp, Brian Eno and members of Radiohead. Many of them are shown simply listening to Scott Walker recordings, and the looks of surprise and delight on their faces speak volumes."Los Angeles Times "As part of the Walker Brothers and then in his solo albums, Walker forged an out-of-time mystique that is vividly captured here."Entertainment Weekly "A fascinating meditation on the nexus of art and celebrity with a deeply charismatic figure at its center, director Stephen Kijak's profile of reclusive pop icon Scott Walker is one of the most remarkable music documentaries in ages..."Box Office37.65765

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The Wire (p.59) - "[H]is unsettling siren voice emerges from the Lynchian gloom of the charred soundtrack like a strange hybrid of Scott Walker, Robert Wyatt and Radiohead."0.7048161

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Mojo (Publisher) (p.93) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "Massive Attack's aura of dread comes to mind but a closer parallel is '60s Scott Walker..."0.7048161

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Mojo (Publisher) (p.93) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "Massive Attack's aura of dread comes to mind but a closer parallel is '60s Scott Walker..."0.7048161

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Mojo (Publisher) (p.111) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "Jim Irvin's junior Scott Walker passion is spot on, and the songs are still paramount."Uncut (magazine) (p.86) - 5 stars out of 5 -- "Lyrically intense, rhythmically inventive, they now sound like clever brethren to both The Smiths and the dance boom."0.5286121

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Mojo (Publisher) (p.114) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "REVEAL YOURSELF will interest Triffids aficionados, containing as it does a clutch of David McComb-fronted obscurities..."Uncut (magazine) (p.85) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "The general tendency is towards lachrymose balladry best imagined as Scott Walker singing country..."0.5286121

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Mojo (Publisher) (p.91) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "'Though You Are Far Away' channels Scott Walker's late-period haiku; 'Not Our Time' is a tender, Carpenters-style lament."0.5286121

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Mojo (Publisher) (p.91) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "'Though You Are Far Away' channels Scott Walker's late-period haiku; 'Not Our Time' is a tender, Carpenters-style lament."0.5286121

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Spin (4/04, p.94) - "[W]ith a dozen songs as dark and sweet as baking chocolate and as ambitious as the Mars rover." - Grade" B+Uncut (p.124) - 3 stars out of 5 - "[T]he overall impact is of a Scott Walker musical composed by a literate indie rocker in a Weimar Republic cellar studio....Oddly affecting."Magnet (p.89) - "Affected strings, soft, rolling percussion and a jailbird ode to cocaine: YOUR BLUES is nothing short of showstopping."0.4405101

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Uncut (p.108) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "[T]he record is a journey into startling abstraction....Scott Walker finally crossed the pop/art Rubicon, losing an audience, but gaining a lonely, vivid freedom."Mojo (Publisher) (p.114) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "With a singer at the top of his game over silken strings and synthesizer drones..."0.4405101

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Q (9/00, p.131) - 4 stars out of 5 - "...[The] gems proliferate....A record collection without Scott Walker is like one without The Beatles, The Clash or The Smiths - incomplete."Mojo (Publisher) (8/00, p.97) - "...Resonates with the riches of the last great days of the pop narrative. The pop song rarely aspired to such literacy after this....forged in the white-hot glare of the pop process....[with] superb orchestrations..."NME (Magazine) (8/12/00, p.29) - Ranked #16 in The NME "Top 30 Heartbreak Albums" - "...Rarely has existentialism sounded so empathetic. SCOTT 3 is truly depressed, deeply sad and utterly moving."0.3524081

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Spin (11/00, pp.197,200) - 7 out of 10 - "...A very strange, minimalist dub-jazz....singer Damon Locks' Dada delivery owes as much to Scott Walker as to Mutabaruka..."Magnet (1-2/01, pp.87-8) - "...Makes art out of punk, jazz, soul and dub....[It's] art music that matters..."The Wire (12/00, p.60) - "...The album works remarkably well....a satisfying set of loping bass-heavy melodies, sparse electronic textures and guitar."0.3524081

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Q (9/00, p.131) - 5 stars out of 5 - "...Those only in the market for one volume should consider [this] compilation essential. A record collection without Scott Walker is like one without The Beatles, The Clash or The Smiths - incomplete."Mojo (Publisher) (8/00, p.97) - "...Resonates with the riches of the last great days of the pop narrative. The pop song rarely aspired to such literacy after this....forged in the white-hot glare of the pop process....[with] superb orchestrations....an excellent sampler..."0.3524081

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Q (9/00, p.131) - 4 stars out of 5 - "...Walker and arranger Wally Scott find their own voice on [this album], a luminous, orchestral and mystical take on the Jack Jones school of crooner..."Q (p.44) - "In one of pop's more remarkable reinventions, Scott Walker went from being a lust object for teeny-bopper girls to existential balladeer..."Mojo (Publisher) (8/00, p.97) - "...Resonates with the riches of the last great days of the pop narrative. The pop song rarely aspired to such literacy after this....forged in the white-hot glare of the pop process....[with] superb orchestrations..."0.3524081

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Rolling Stone (3/9/95, p.66) - 4 Stars - Excellent - "...SHIPWRECK is a stunning album--a furious attempt to fashion something glorious....Echoes of Bowie at his most melodramatic and '60s Brit cult star Scott Walker resonate through....A trippy mix that hints alternately at chamber music, glam rock and sweeping, ambient-leaning pop..."Alternative Press (2/95, pp.57-58) - "...This LP surpasses even the best material on his last two efforts. Most striking is the album's diversity, proving Connelly's talent across a wide spectrum of musical styles..."0.3524081

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Spin (1/00, p.129) - 9 out of 10 - "...a darkly comic work....compiling 5 years' worth of misanthropic classics..."Q (10/99, pp.147-8) - 3 stars out of 5 - "...has just enough earnestness to charm, this collection documents a cult turn rather than a major act....originally distinguished by literary references and self-deflation...[Neil Hannon] redefined himself as a well-spoken lothario..."Mojo (Publisher) (9/99, p.106) - "...more Austin Powers than Scott Walker...[Neil] Hannon's essential wit, his gift for unforgettable melodies...and arranger Joby Talbot's ear for detailed orch-pop granduer have produced some winning results..."0.3524081

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Rolling Stone (p.67) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "While reverb-swathed acoustic guitars churn in minor keys against a backdrop of swooning strings, Turner croons midnight-of-the-soul confessions..."Entertainment Weekly (p.65) - "Their debut boasts galloping rhythms and vibrato guitars...and lovely orchestrations that call to mind pop-melodrama king Scott Walker."Q (Magazine) (p.125) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "[E]xcellence is everywhere. On the whole, THE AGE OF THE UNDERSTATEMENT seems to be located in a twilit cityscape, awash with romantic disaster..."Mojo (Publisher) (p.100) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "[I]t's a sumptuous record of drama and escape, mystery and romance. The two co-frontman sing in harmony over great swathes of velvet strings..."Mojo (Publisher) (p.73) - Ranked #2 in Mojo's "The 50 Best Albums Of 2008" -- "[T]he songs were lifted above pastiche, to plant bittersweet 21st century tales onto sweeping symphonic canvases."Clash (magazine) (p.62) - Ranked #40 in Clash's "The 40 Best Albums of 2008" -- "Grandly dramatic, warm, romantic and funny, THE AGE OF UNDERSTATEMENT is hopefully the first of many albums from the Puppets."0.264306

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Entertainment Weekly (7/12/96, p.59) - "...The eclecticism can border on preachy, but their Gaelic vocals and muted polyrhythms produce a haunting ambiance less grating than much world music, and more worldy than most."- Rating: B+Q (8/96, p.116) - 3 Stars - Good - "...the duo have stripped away Perry's melodramatic Scott Walker-isms and their Tudor madrigals for the more anthropological adventures of tribal beats and global folk textures..."Option (9-10/96, p.101) - "...SPIRITCHASER descends from the duo's usual nether atmospheres into a realm of tribal percussion and chant, casting a comprehensive net over various world music traditions....Lisa Gerrard's voice [is as] gorgeous as always..."NME (Magazine) (6/22/96, p.54) - 7 (out of 10) - "...Dead Can Dance are big on moods....it gets more tribal, more textured. Melody tends to go walkabout, but that's OK because there's always a good chant or bizarre musical instrument to liven things up..."0.264306

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Rolling Stone (p.67) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "While reverb-swathed acoustic guitars churn in minor keys against a backdrop of swooning strings, Turner croons midnight-of-the-soul confessions..."Entertainment Weekly (p.65) - "Their debut boasts galloping rhythms and vibrato guitars...and lovely orchestrations that call to mind pop-melodrama king Scott Walker."Q (Magazine) (p.125) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "[E]xcellence is everywhere. On the whole, THE AGE OF THE UNDERSTATEMENT seems to be located in a twilit cityscape, awash with romantic disaster..."Mojo (Publisher) (p.100) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "[I]t's a sumptuous record of drama and escape, mystery and romance. The two co-frontman sing in harmony over great swathes of velvet strings..."Mojo (Publisher) (p.73) - Ranked #2 in Mojo's "The 50 Best Albums Of 2008" -- "[T]he songs were lifted above pastiche, to plant bittersweet 21st century tales onto sweeping symphonic canvases."Clash (magazine) (p.62) - Ranked #40 in Clash's "The 40 Best Albums of 2008" -- "Grandly dramatic, warm, romantic and funny, THE AGE OF UNDERSTATEMENT is hopefully the first of many albums from the Puppets."0.264306

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Pitchfork (Website) - "[E]veryone is on their best behavior here, subdued in service of some of McCaughey's more somber songs, mostly in mellow country-rock mode that hovers somewhere between the Byrds and Big Star."0.2520524

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Spin (p.93) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "[T]he constant flourishes enhance, rather than obscure, the disc's plentiful catchy bits, giving PERSON PITCH a resonant, off-kilter charm."Entertainment Weekly (p.74) - "The result, filtered through a playful, avant-garde sieve, is a lovely trippy kaleidoscope of sound." -- Grade: A-Q (p.127) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "Melding folk, electronica and pop like a spoon-bending mystic, Noah Lennox's third album as Panda Bear is an intriguing act of musical ESP."Alternative Press (p.161) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "PERSON PITCH seems to be bathed in a holy aura and illuminated by a warm light that was last used by the Beach Boys during their late-'60s/early-'70s era of studio exploration."The Wire (p.55) - "PERSON PITCH is as intensely invigorating an experience as Animal Collective at their best, evoking that childish state of half-terror, half-wonder as the world towers overhead."The Wire (p.36) - Ranked #3 in The Wire's "Top Ten Records of the Year 2007" -- "Honeyed vocal harmonies were layered over warm instrumental loops, with covert sampled snippets ranging from Scott Walker to Kraftwerk."Mojo (Publisher) (p.108) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "PERSON PITCH is hallmarked by Noah Lennox's yearning, ozone-rich vocal melodies which inevitably recall The Beach Boys..."0.220255

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Rolling Stone (p.66) - 3.5 stars out of 5 -- "Pounding on pianos, cranking out delicate little click-clack beats and shivering through choruses with an ultraromantic soprano, Khan proves she's a powerhouse..."Spin (p.76) - "Conjuring ancient tribal vibes from ominous synths and galloping tom-toms, this art-rock Joan of Arc gushes duality motifs that thwart narrative but overflow with moonstruck sensuality."Spin (p.33) - Ranked #6 in Spin's "40 Best Albums Of 2009" -- "Consider her a slow-burn siren for our overheated times."Mojo (Publisher) (p.106) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "'Daniel,' the album's early single, is a seductive, motorik love song, purring of bassline, drowsy of melody and swooning of lyric, it's pure Stevie Nicks circa RUMOURS."Blender (Magazine) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "'Sleep Alone' is a folky dirge about the fear of solitude. 'Daniel,' a shimmering, unfussy new-wave track..."Pitchfork (Website) - "A significant step forward from her debut, TWO SUNS is home to some of the year's most thrilling music so far."Clash (magazine) (p.109) - "Like Kate Bush, Natasha Khan creates uncompromising, heartbreaking music in a singular, eerie landscape, and it's just a joy that she lets us in."Record Collector (magazine) (p.88) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "[I]t's a concept album about the dual self....'Siren Song' illustrates the concept perfectly, with its two distinct halves, and 'The Big Sleep,' a vaudevillian 'Some Velvet Morning' for the 00s, finds Scott Walker on call-and-response vocals."0.220255

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Rolling Stone (p.66) - 3.5 stars out of 5 -- "Pounding on pianos, cranking out delicate little click-clack beats and shivering through choruses with an ultraromantic soprano, Khan proves she's a powerhouse..."Spin (p.76) - "Conjuring ancient tribal vibes from ominous synths and galloping tom-toms, this art-rock Joan of Arc gushes duality motifs that thwart narrative but overflow with moonstruck sensuality."Spin (p.33) - Ranked #6 in Spin's "40 Best Albums Of 2009" -- "Consider her a slow-burn siren for our overheated times."Mojo (Publisher) (p.106) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "'Daniel,' the album's early single, is a seductive, motorik love song, purring of bassline, drowsy of melody and swooning of lyric, it's pure Stevie Nicks circa RUMOURS."Blender (Magazine) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "'Sleep Alone' is a folky dirge about the fear of solitude. 'Daniel,' a shimmering, unfussy new-wave track..."Pitchfork (Website) - "A significant step forward from her debut, TWO SUNS is home to some of the year's most thrilling music so far."Clash (magazine) (p.109) - "Like Kate Bush, Natasha Khan creates uncompromising, heartbreaking music in a singular, eerie landscape, and it's just a joy that she lets us in."Record Collector (magazine) (p.88) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "[I]t's a concept album about the dual self....'Siren Song' illustrates the concept perfectly, with its two distinct halves, and 'The Big Sleep,' a vaudevillian 'Some Velvet Morning' for the 00s, finds Scott Walker on call-and-response vocals."0.220255

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Rolling Stone (p.59) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "[S]mart arrangements abound: 'A & E' rides a bittersweet, Feist-style chorus, and on 'Little Bird,' Goldfrapp sings eerie minor-key melodies over a bed of swirling keyboards and trip-hop drums."Entertainment Weekly (p.61) - "[D]ialed-down....Very lovely..." -- Grade: B+Uncut (p.100) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "SEVENTH TREE is Goldfrapp unplugged. It is a digital folk album. It is hand-knitted synth pop played around a campfire on dulcimers and autoharps and harmoniums."CMJ - "It's an introspective piece, and also their most sedate record to date, soothing listeners with flawless female vocals waltzing over dreamy melodies."Q (Magazine) (p.103) - "'Caravan Girl' is bright, summery pop, 'Cologne Cerrone Houdini' has a languid, Serge Gainsbourg feel..."Mojo (Publisher) (p.103) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "[A] very English pastoral work, a lush and trippy affair with shades of Edward Lear-like surrealism and John Winston Lennon amid strawberry fields."Mojo (Publisher) (p.67) - Ranked #38 in Mojo's "The 50 Best Albums Of 2008" -- "[A] tune-rich texture-fest that moistened eyes and tingled toes."Blender (Magazine) (p.98) - 3.5 stars out of 5 -- "Goldrapp's voice remains extraordinary, as witchily sensual as Kate Bush's, as otherworldly as a theremin."Harp (magazine) (p.102) - "[T]his new recording finds her in superb voice. More organic/simple instrumentation and lush cinematic soundscapes dominate here."Paste (magazine) (p.76) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "Imagine Feist with more reserve than Canadian heartiness, and more interested in pristine sound beds than bubbly effusions."The Word (magazine) (p.94) - "The opening 'Clowns' is an undeniably beautiful merengue, the likes of which you won't have heard since Scott Walker's 'Plastic Palace People'....SEVENTH TREE is mostly strings, gentle guitars and all thing bucolic."Record Collector (magazine) (p.88) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "SEVENTH TREE is a grower; it's more pastel-tinted than the riotous neon of BLACK CHERRY or SUPERNATURE, but no less gorgeous."0.176204

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Rolling Stone (p.59) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "[S]mart arrangements abound: 'A & E' rides a bittersweet, Feist-style chorus, and on 'Little Bird,' Goldfrapp sings eerie minor-key melodies over a bed of swirling keyboards and trip-hop drums."Entertainment Weekly (p.61) - "[D]ialed-down....Very lovely..." -- Grade: B+Uncut (p.100) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "SEVENTH TREE is Goldfrapp unplugged. It is a digital folk album. It is hand-knitted synth pop played around a campfire on dulcimers and autoharps and harmoniums."CMJ - "It's an introspective piece, and also their most sedate record to date, soothing listeners with flawless female vocals waltzing over dreamy melodies."Q (Magazine) (p.103) - "'Caravan Girl' is bright, summery pop, 'Cologne Cerrone Houdini' has a languid, Serge Gainsbourg feel..."Mojo (Publisher) (p.103) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "[A] very English pastoral work, a lush and trippy affair with shades of Edward Lear-like surrealism and John Winston Lennon amid strawberry fields."Mojo (Publisher) (p.67) - Ranked #38 in Mojo's "The 50 Best Albums Of 2008" -- "[A] tune-rich texture-fest that moistened eyes and tingled toes."Blender (Magazine) (p.98) - 3.5 stars out of 5 -- "Goldrapp's voice remains extraordinary, as witchily sensual as Kate Bush's, as otherworldly as a theremin."Harp (magazine) (p.102) - "[T]his new recording finds her in superb voice. More organic/simple instrumentation and lush cinematic soundscapes dominate here."Paste (magazine) (p.76) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "Imagine Feist with more reserve than Canadian heartiness, and more interested in pristine sound beds than bubbly effusions."The Word (magazine) (p.94) - "The opening 'Clowns' is an undeniably beautiful merengue, the likes of which you won't have heard since Scott Walker's 'Plastic Palace People'....SEVENTH TREE is mostly strings, gentle guitars and all thing bucolic."Record Collector (magazine) (p.88) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "SEVENTH TREE is a grower; it's more pastel-tinted than the riotous neon of BLACK CHERRY or SUPERNATURE, but no less gorgeous."0.176204

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Record Collector (magazine) (p.106) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "Newman's genius has always been in his ability to paint a scene within the confines of a three-minute ditty, telling an engrossing story with great economy and attention to detail..."0.1260262

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"INTO THE BLUE is most remarkable for the visual charms of Walker, Alba and the big blue itself."Sight and Sound14.86159

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"INTO THE BLUE is most remarkable for the visual charms of Walker, Alba and the big blue itself."Sight and Sound14.86159

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"Visually, the film delivers, capturing breathtaking scenery and colourful animals..." Sight and Sound "Ballard connects you to the beauteous inner calm of the wild....The journey, at once wondrous and cute, has passages of enchantment..." -- Grade: B Entertainment Weekly "[T]his has heart, humor, thrilling adventure and stunning visuals. Set in South Africa, the cinematography is breathtaking and the action expertly directed."USA Today14.40619

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