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Q (8/99, p.103) - 4 stars (out of 5) - "...these finely balanced compositions utilise everything from vocals to strings to enthralling effect. Tricky, but rewarding."JazzTimes (8/99, pp.98,100) - "...Coleman explores constructs involving philosophy and astrology...but the purely musical upshot is something with Coleman's signature probity....it furthers the notion that jazz must move forward and outward to fulfill its mission of evolution..."30.98856

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Down Beat (May 2002, p.58) - 3.5 out of 5 stars - "...A sonic history is portrayed with classic images and well-organized text."0.3267111

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Down Beat (p.74) - 5 stars out of 5 -- "Surreal sonics -- Davis' undulating notes aren't just heard but felt....A freewheeling trip."0.206747

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Down Beat (2/00, p.73) - 4 out of 5 - "...a sizzling collaboration....maintains a sense of discovery throughout....The instrumentation gives the band a huge variety of sonic colors..."0.1985515

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Rolling Stone (p.74) - 4.5 stars out of 5 -- "[With] heavier hooks, cinematic arrangements and sleek sonic detail."Spin (p.58) - Ranked #9 in Spin's "The 10 Best Reissues of 2006" -- "[T]his was an emotional bloodletting, complete with dark drone..."Q (p.129) - Ranked #6 in Q Magazine's "10 Essential Reissues Of 2006."Q - 4 Stars - Excellent - Included in Q's list of the Fifty Best Albums of 1990.CMJ (1/6/03, p.15) - Included in CMJ's list of "Top 25 College Radio Albums of All Time"0.1633555

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Uncut (p.122) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "WHITEY ALBUM is an excuse for some mesmeric forays into abstract dub/rock turbulence..."The Wire (p.63) - "[A]s zeitgeisty a record as Sonic Youth ever made. It's a response to the 80s celebrity machine; the emergent, technicolour possibilities of the sampler, to a New York music scene..."Melody Maker (5/4/96, p.58) - "...contain[s] the plain groovy, avant-bubblegum, hip hop rock perversion of Madonna's `Into The Groove'..."Mojo (Publisher) (p.121) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "The Youth were augmented on this entertaining and inventive mish-mash by J Mascis on guitar and bass player Mike Watt."0.1633555

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Alternative Press (p.194) - "[L]ead Melvins Buzz Osborne and Dale Crover haven't just reconnected with their early roar; they've added welcome new layers of excess to it: More groove, more brutality, more melody and more wonderfully gratuitous percussion."The Wire (p.59) - "Both stalwart Dale Crover and Coady Willis play drums, and the double kit rumble is one of the album's defining sonic tropes....A SENILE ANIMAL is the sound of a group -- past, present and future."Kerrang (Magazine) (p.58) - "Always ones to smash expectations, The Melvins have actually turned in their most straight-up rock album since 1994's STONER WITCH."0.1633555

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Entertainment Weekly (No. 834, p.143) - "...[T]uneful...Middleton's dark humor, silly puns, ("Bear With Me"), and vibrant arrangements bring some sunlight and warmth to his lager-soaked heart." - Grade: B+Magnet (p.101) - "Middleton is neither dreary nor seditionary - merely superb....Middleton astutely counterbalances his lyrical gloom with uplifting sonics."Mojo (Publisher) (p.58) - Ranked #8 in Mojo's "The 50 Best Albums Of 2005" - "[H]is brutish wit was allied to a surprising melodic uplift to produce this modern pop masterpiece."0.1633555

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Rolling Stone (p.74) - 4.5 stars out of 5 -- "[With] heavier hooks, cinematic arrangements and sleek sonic detail."Spin (p.58) - Ranked #9 in Spin's "The 10 Best Reissues of 2006" -- "[T]his was an emotional bloodletting, complete with dark drone..."Q (p.129) - Ranked #6 in Q Magazine's "10 Essential Reissues Of 2006."Q - 4 Stars - Excellent - Included in Q's list of the Fifty Best Albums of 1990.CMJ (1/6/03, p.15) - Included in CMJ's list of "Top 25 College Radio Albums of All Time"0.1633555

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Alternative Press (12/99, p.105) - 3 out of 5 - "...contains a few genuine sonic adventurous, most notably a trio scream from Charles Gayle and a snippet of Rashied Ali's Coltrane memorial project Prima Materia....ankle-deep in Blue Note catalog artists..."0.159158

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Rolling Stone (8/8/96, p.58) - 3 Stars (out of 5) - "...BROKEN ARROW has the same tossed-off feel as HAWKS AND DOVES or RE*ACT*OR, as if Young took the eight tracks he'd been reviewing one particular day and decided they would be his new album....there's a detectable level of comfort in the playing, of moves learned and responses expected..."Entertainment Weekly (7/12/96, p.58) - "...as the album simmers down and the full effect of his alternately world-weary and dreamy imagery kicks in, you get a better idea of the hard-rocking evanescence he's going for..."- Rating: BQ (8/96, p.122) - 4 Stars (out of 5) - "...verses are short and solos are long, riffs end in sonic pile-ups of feedback, and there is at least one tune where the ghost of Hank Williams is pumped full of steroids and sent staggering blank-eyed and drooling across the fields....top stuff..."Musician (9/96, p.86) - "...Charming, loopy, slightly dark-hued, and exhibiting pronounced symptoms of musical schizophrenia,...[BROKEN ARROW] is a warm return to various forms and formats....the reappearance of Crazy Horse is especially welcome....Young is at his most mercurial..."0.1487887

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Uncut (p.97) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "[With] scraped strings, prepared pianos, creaking pump organs....[They] inject a very cinematic sense of terror..."The Wire (p.66) - "Allusions to the fractures and dispersive language of modernist composition are incorporated within adaptations of the communal sound of Eastern European and Jewish folk traditions."Down Beat (p.58) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "Throughout its most breadth-taking album so far, Tin Hat sustains its spirit of chamber Gypsyism while creating an array of fractured, luminescent melodies."JazzTimes (p.116) - "With all five players writing, the end result still sounds cohesive, at a point where chamber music, free-jazz adventure and silent-movie soundtracks meet."Mojo (Publisher) (p.110) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "15 mostly instrumental vignettes, fused seamlessly together into an absorbing multi-textured sonic tapestry."0.1429361

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JazzTimes (1-2/00, pp.129-30) - "...concentrates on the hotter, more swinging performances by this sometimes frustratingly diverse musican....[The album] reveals that...his rhythmic concept was deeply rooted in older patterns, i.e., swing era phrasing grafted onto laid back West-coast cool..."0.1420484

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Spin (9/99, p.164) - Ranked #90 in Spin Magazine's "90 Greatest Albums of the '90s."Spin (1/97, p.58) - Ranked #10 on Spin's list of the "20 Best Albums of '96."Spin (2/96, p.84) - 9 (out of 10) - "...Yuka Honda's dub-influenced sampling melts and melds different types of white noise...and echoes a global mix of instruments....VIVA! LA WOMAN is [also] a romantic comedy..."Entertainment Weekly (1/26/96, p.58) - "...sonic savants who go nutty mixing disparate ingredients, like avant-garde trumpet with bossa nova bass lines and sugary non-sequitur lyrics....kitschy club music, as kooky and lovable as Hello Kitty." - Rating: A-Option (3-4/96, p.97) - "...Cibo Matto has spun its oddball vision and limited technical prowess into creative gold, rocketing from East Village obscurity to high-concept product in record time..."Melody Maker (3/30/96, p.40) - Recommended - "...Cool, smart and deeply deeply funky....Just lucky, I guess..."Village Voice (2/25/97) - Ranked #27 in the Village Voice's 1996 Pazz & Jop Critics' Poll.Mojo (Publisher) (6/96, p.122) - "...VIVA! LA WOMAN is...bulging with off-the-wall ideas and strategies....the songs are well-crafted ruminations on desire and dinner - what could possibly be more attractive than that?"0.1239906

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Alternative Press (10/99, p.90) - 5 out of 5 - "...reveals warped fingerings; modal alien blues; hammer-on skirmishes; pick scrapes and fret-board surgeries....this is sonic manna for any egghead interested in the innumerable possibilities of the guitar."The Wire (8/99, pp.48-9) - "...[imposes] a symmetrical order on 20 years of their sometimes unruly shared history."0.1230703

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Rolling Stone (2/18/99, pp.57-58) - "...Built To Spill songs are typically about the physics of colliding emotions, about dissension at home and in the head....Yet there is something very whole and intoxicating about the way Martsch sets unraveling relationships against fastidiously scripted riff fireworks..."Entertainment Weekly (3/5/99, p.66) - "...Idaho oddity Built to Spill make music with a weird naive excitement that recalls R.E.M. at their fresh-out-of-Athens finest..." - Rating: BCMJ (1/10/00, p.3) - Ranked #6 in CMJ's "Top 30 Editorial Picks [1999]"CMJ (1/6/03, p.20) - Included in CMJ's list of "Top 25 College Radio Albums of All Time"CMJ (2/1/99, p.3) - "...Most focused effort in its nine-year career....a luminously poetic expression of good old-fashioned crash-and-burn sonic beauty..."Melody Maker (5/16/00, p.47) - 4 stars out of 5 - "...[Their] return to form....Not a bad choice for Grandaddy's grandad."Mojo (Publisher) (03/99, p.88) - "...Reclusive Idaho guitarist/songwriter finally gets it right....He also has a powerful emotional, instrumentally muscular and impressively varied fourth album..."0.1225167

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Rolling Stone (No. 966, p.58) - 3.5 stars out of 5 - "[Buffs] up the guitar buzz of vintage Sonic Youth with anthemic power chords..."Spin (p.87) - "'Caterwaul' lives up to its title with a grinding post-grunge groove as heavy as the dud from Tad, while 'And the Rest Will Follow' blows in on a power-surge fanfare." - Grade: BEntertainment Weekly (p.143) - Ranked #9 in Entertainment Weekly's 'Top Ten Records of the Year' -- "[T]hey channel their rage, disgust and caustic humor into brawny, exhilarating anthems..."Entertainment Weekly (p.81) - "[T]hey've never sounded so incensed....robust, unapologetically anthemic rock & roll..." - Grade: A-Magnet (p.52) - Ranked #3 in Magnet's "The 20 Best Albums Of 2005" - "[T]hey came armed with an orchestra, a vocal choir, prog-rock album artwork and an extra drummer."Mojo (Publisher) (p.94) - 3 stars out of 5 - "[T]his is an unmistakably 'rock album, but this time they throw more into the mix; there are waltz timings, Primal Scream-style doubled vocals, swooping strings, and more."0.1225167

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Rolling Stone (5/2/96, p.54) - 3 Stars (out of 5) - "...combinations of three or four killer riffs and a juggernautlike groove....The effect is mesmerizing even though the tunes aren't stricily memorable..."Spin (1/97, p.58) - Ranked #5 on Spin's list of the `20 Best Albums Of '96.'Spin (4/96, p.106) - 9 (out of 10) - "...the biggest, most contemporary sounding, and physically enticing hard rock anyone is offering....Fugazi, Big Black,...Sonic Youth...are some of the post-punk tributaries pop-alternative has largely passed by; Girls Against Boys' achievement is to show how the legacy of bands like these...wasn't insular avant-gardism but a revolution in how hard rock could sound, must sound, if it's to go forward..."Entertainment Weekly (3/22/96, p.74) - "Terminally tense singers and guitars that resemble low-speed power drills may be alterna-rock cliches, but these droners make those elements sound fresh and musical..." - Rating: B+Q (4/96, p.109) - 3 Stars (out of 5) - "...further spit and polish to their patented murky swagger..."Alternative Press (5/96, p.77) - "...intense bites of depraved carnality that made women faint and men envious..."Melody Maker (3/2/96, p.38) - Recommended - "...it rips through you like Ebola, hypes the room, your head, the moment with electricity....GVSB's guitars are full-blooded, glaring, but they're always honed to a single zone of impact....their most on-the-money bolt of perfection yet..."NME (Magazine) (3/2/96, p.45) - 8 (out of 10) - "...GVSB sound like some bizzare coital scandal waiting to happen, exuding tense sexual atmosphere like nothing this side of your local municipal library....a spot of sleazy shenanigans, courtesy of some devilishly suave US anti-heroes..."0.1020972

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Rolling Stone (4/26/01, p.67) - 3 stars out of 5 - "...A mix of woozy, sinister psychedelia. BRMC steer clear of becoming a total knockoff act by filling out their sound with blues-rock romps and spacey elements....in other words, a sonic Snickers bar..."Q (12/02, p.65) - Included in Q Magazine's "The 50 Best Albums of 2002."Q (1/02, p.103) - 4 out of 5 stars - "...Young men from San Fransisco in thrall to mid '80s British FX pedal rock....granite thwacks of drums...sustains for an hour of fuzz bass eruptions [and] wild tremolo panning..."Alternative Press (6/01, p.68) - 4 out of 5 - "...The latest testament to the undeniable energy and power of rock....channelling the garage-rock ghost of the Stooges..."Magnet (12-1/02, p.56) - Included in Magnet's "20 Best Albums of 2001".Magnet (6-7/01, p.80) - "...There's definitely something happening here..."CMJ (4/9/01, p.4) - "...A collection of charismatic songs that explore the classic themes of lost love, the demise of rock...and the second coming..."Mojo (Publisher) (2/02, p.92) - "...Boasting vogue MC5 and Stooges influences and possessed of Strokesesque cool...Believe the hype."NME (Magazine) (1/19/02, p.27) - 8 out of 10 - "...BRMC are the rightful heirs of the Enigmatic And Vaguely Dangerous Looking Men In Black crown...all of their incredible songs shimmer and vibrate with the riotous majesty of PSYCHOCANDY..."Record Collector (magazine) (p.82) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "Their eponymous 2001 debut was an intensely melancholic journey through psychedelic indie rock..."0.09021935

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Rolling Stone (6/21/01, p.75) - 4 stars out of 5 - "...The most sonically inventive, rhythmically explosive pop music around....She proves that girl power is all well and good..."Rolling Stone (6/21/01, p.75) - 4 stars out of 5 - "...The most sonically inventive, rhythmically explosive pop music around....She proves that girl power is all well and good..."Spin (7/01, p.128) - 8 out of 10 - "...A kind, weird club crunker, Ecstasy references included..."Spin (7/01, p.128) - 8 out of 10 - "...A kind, weird club crunker, Ecstasy references included..."Entertainment Weekly (5/25/01, p.80) - "...The hooks come as fast as the reefer references, and for the first time since her debut, she sounds as if she's having a blast singing, rhyming, growling, hissing, and purring..." - Rating: B+Entertainment Weekly (5/25/01, p.80) - "...The hooks come as fast as the reefer references, and for the first time since her debut, she sounds as if she's having a blast singing, rhyming, growling, hissing, and purring..." - Rating: B+Q (7/01, p.108) - 4 stars out of 5 - "...She sheds the stiff, stage-managed confrontation of '99s DA REAL WORLD for non-stop hedonism....it's a conga-line of post-emancipation shagging, drug references or both, all set to a series of writhing sci-fi beats..."Q (7/01, p.108) - 4 stars out of 5 - "...She sheds the stiff, stage-managed confrontation of '99s DA REAL WORLD for non-stop hedonism....it's a conga-line of post-emancipation shagging, drug references or both, all set to a series of writhing sci-fi beats..."Magnet (2/04, p.114) - "Elliott writes like she was born with a hook in her mouth and arranges vocals with a gymnastic gusto."Magnet (2/04, p.114) - "Elliott writes like she was born with a hook in her mouth and arranges vocals with a gymnastic gusto."The Wire (1/02, p.41) - Ranked #8 in Wire's "50 Records of the Year 2001".The Wire (6/01, p.58) - "...A thousand times more exciting in every way than most everything in the air at the moment....Timbaland's production is frontier staking stuff..."The Wire (1/02, p.41) - Ranked #8 in Wire's "50 Records of the Year 2001".The Wire (6/01, p.58) - "...A thousand times more exciting in every way than most everything in the air at the moment....Timbaland's production is frontier staking stuff..."Mixmag (6/01, p.175) - 4 out of 5 - "...A drugged-out, script-flipping piece of progressive r'n'b...striving to break all moulds...injecting r'n'b with what sounds like a big fat dose of MDMA..."Mixmag (6/01, p.175) - 4 out of 5 - "...A drugged-out, script-flipping piece of progressive r'n'b...striving to break all moulds...injecting r'n'b with what sounds like a big fat dose of MDMA..."CMJ (6/4/01, p.10) - "...Proves the urban sound revolution is still in full swing..."CMJ (6/4/01, p.10) - "...Proves the urban sound revolution is still in full swing..."The Source (7/01, p.198) - "...With all of Timbaland's sonic concoctions and the LPs guests, which include Busta Rhymes and Eve, SO ADDICTIVE could've been titled SO WHO SAYS YOU NEED LYRICS....you'll quickly appreciate the new ground she attempts to break..."The Source (7/01, p.198) - "...With all of Timbaland's sonic concoctions and the LPs guests, which include Busta Rhymes and Eve, SO ADDICTIVE could've been titled SO WHO SAYS YOU NEED LYRICS....you'll quickly appreciate the new ground she attempts to break..."Mojo (Publisher) (1/02, p.71) - Ranked #28 in Mojo's "Best [40] Albums of 2001".Mojo (Publisher) (1/02, p.71) - Ranked #28 in Mojo's "Best [40] Albums of 2001".NME (Magazine) (12/29/01, p.59) - Ranked #26 in NME's 50 "Albums Of the Year 2001".0.08663236

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Rolling Stone (1/7/71, p.46) - "..an intensely personal statement and a grandiose gesture, a triumph...an album of striking honesty and force.."Rolling Stone (10/12/00, p.94) - 4.5 stars out of 5 - "...An album that is simultaneously modest and bold...[it] has stood up well to the passing of time....a bracing air of creative liberation..."Entertainment Weekly (1/26/01, p.103) - "...Brighter, remastered sonics....Harrison and Phil Spector's Wall of Krishna Sound is still majestically congested, and the songs are so strong that Harrison would never top them. Even the jams feel refreshing in their looseness..." - Rating: A-Q (3/01, pp.122-3) - 5 stars out of 5 - "...Rock and religion have rarely, if ever, been so happily conjoined....it remains the single most satisfying collection of any solo Beatle, maybe sounding even fresher for being sidelined so long..."Alternative Press (5/01, p.96) - "...His best and most accomplished work..."Mojo (Publisher) (1/02, p.69) - Included in Mojo's "Best Reissues of 2001".Mojo (Publisher) (3/01, pp.86-7) - "...This remains the best Beatles solo album....oozing both the goggle-eyed joy of creative emancipation and the sense of someone pushing himself to the limit..."0.08367675

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Rolling Stone (1/03/02, p.119) - Ranked #5 in Rolling Stone's "Top 10 2001".Spin (1/02, p.76) - Ranked #7 in Spin's "Albums of the Year 2001" - "...Dig the planet's most charismatic egoist flowing like Cristal....Punk record of the year? Fo'sheazy!"Entertainment Weekly (9/28/01, p.72) - "...Jay spits his outlaw boasts and pimp-slap toasts with the same cooly obstreperous flow that's always gilded his thug-life cliches..." - Rating: B-Q (12/02, p.67) - Included in Q Magazine's "The 50 Best Albums of 2002."Q (11/01, pp.122-3) - 3 out of 5 stars - "...Drenched in slinky, '70s soul samples this time round, the hooks, and inevitably the hits, just keep on coming."Uncut (12/01, p.108) - 5 stars out of 5 - "...The sonics here are relentlessly ear-catching. Almost every tune sounds like a hit..."The Wire (1/02, p.40) - Ranked #12 in Wire's "50 Records of the Year 2001".Vibe (1/02, p.74) - Rated as Vibe's "Best Album" of the year, 2001.Vibe (11/01, pp.145-6) - 5 discs out of 5 - "...Like a bookend [to his forst album 1996's REASONABLE DOUBT], or the second key on a double-bolt lock. Only better...he is our cleanest poet, rethinking space..."NME (Magazine) (12/29/01, p.59) - Ranked #4 in NME's 50 "Albums Of the Year 2001".NME (Magazine) (10/6/01, p.41) - 8 out of 10 - "...Eloquently maps out life's foundations: laughter, tears, joy and pain, and marks the Jigga as the complete rapper..."0.08202386

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Rolling Stone (1/23/97, p.44) - Ranked #7 on Rolling Stone's list of the "Ten Best Albums" of 1996.Rolling Stone (7/11-25/96, p.86) - 4 Stars (out of 5) - "...Screaming Trees have finally made the album they've always had in them..."Spin (8/96, p.96) - 7 (out of 10) - "...the knack Lanegan shares with his late friend Kurt Cobain--for writing a tasty pop hook despite himself--shines throughout. Real '60s psychedelia rarely sounded this explosive..."Entertainment Weekly (7/12/96, p.58) - "...Mark Lanegan's fluent baritone lofts lyrics about thorns, halos, Jesus, prayer, the Gospel, love, and death--all above a powerful fire and brimstone of guitar chords, pounding drums, and an occasional gossamer sitar or organ. The result is spirited and spiritual..." - Rating: AQ (8/96, p.127) - 3 Stars (out of 5) - "...they continue to keep faith with sonic swirl and murk....the most successful moments tend to be when they ease up and give Mark Lanegan's languid voice room to manoeuvre..."Option (11-12/96, p.128) - "...it's the big ol' rock'n'roll masterbrew we always knew the Trees were capable of. The band can still scream-and kick and flail; the Conner brothers can still throttle the sweet bejesus out of their guitars; and Barrett Martin is still a drum-thwacker to reckon with..."Melody Maker (12/21-28/96, pp.66-67) - Ranked #13 on Melody Maker's list of 1996's `Albums Of The Year.'Melody Maker (7/6/96, p.43) - Recommended - "...It sounds like distilled thunder. It sounds as if the elements have been harnessed--for you, in service of your anomie--and fed through a mixing desk. It's a silken, baritone rumble, a cruise-controlled cyclone. Frankly, it's a marvel..."Village Voice (2/25/97) - Ranked #38 in the Village Voice's 1996 Pazz & Jop Critics' Poll.NME (Magazine) (12/21-28/96, pp.66-67) - Ranked #6 in NME's 1996 critics' poll.NME (Magazine) (7/6/96, p.36) - 9 (out of 10) - "...It's rock, kids, with all the grandiose ambition we should routinely demand but so rarely gets delivered....DUST is Seattle's saving grace; the sound of rock 'n' roll in heaven..."0.08167777

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Rolling Stone (p.73) - 3.5 stars out of 5 -- "[With] stadium-scale melodies and singalong choruses....The experimentation makes this their most musically interesting album to date..."Rolling Stone (p.89) - Ranked #7 in Rolling Stone's 50 Best Albums Of 2008 -- "[A]n album that's massively expansive yet intimate enough to incite lighter-waving from London to Tokyo."Spin (p.91) - 4.5 stars out of 5 -- "[T]here's no doubting that VIVA LA VIDA, with its sturdy melodies and universal themes -- think love, war, and peace -- is an album meant to connect with the masses....The band's triumph lies in how exciting they make that prospect seem."Spin (p.51) - Ranked #09 in Spin's "40 Best Albums Of 2008" -- "[The songs] burned with the audible passion of a great band getting back on track."Entertainment Weekly (p.65) - "[The album] feels emboldened at almost every turn. Jonny Buckland's guitars howl insistently; Martin has discovered sub-falsetto vocal registers; and a stark, recurring string section lends an edge." -- Grade: A-Q (Magazine) (p.95) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "[A]n emphatic success -- radical in its own measured way but easy to embrace."Blender (Magazine) (pp.69-70) - 3.5 stars out of 5 -- "[The album] has all the hallmarks of daring artistic independence....Songs fade in and out through washes of somber electronics..."Clash (magazine) (p.122) - "Coldplay have stretched their limits, reaching to capture the zeitgeist, and in doing so have made the album the universe has been waiting for....We get Coldplay with the windows thrown open. Album of the year? Most probably."Clash (magazine) (p.67) - Ranked #14 in Clash's "The 40 Best Albums of 2008" -- "Here, visions were broadened, sonic landscapes lavishly crafted, themes of death and loss permeated..."0.08037096

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Rolling Stone (1/4/01, p.113) - Included in Rolling Stone's "Top 50 Albums of 2000".Rolling Stone (2/17/00, pp.53-4) - 3.5 stars out of 5 - "...[her] background in jazz, gospel, rock and r&b brings a deeply felt sonic futurism....this interplanetary power-girl mix sounds both danceably down-to-earth and shockingly new."Spin (2/00, p.109) - 6 out of 10 - "...Kelis is...a cool sound on an album full of them....[The album's] production standout is 'Mars' where the chorus impossibly melds slow keyboards, fast bully chants, stutter drums, and Kelis' angled wailings with lyrics that involve refusing to leave the planet..."Entertainment Weekly (1/7/00, p.68) - "...fleshes out her persona with petulant sass and roller-rink whimsy, pegging her romantic maturity halfway between Brandy and Mary J....what lingers are the minimalist staccato beats from production duo the Neptunes..." - Rating: B+Q (1/01, p.93) - Included in Q's "50 Best Albums of 2000" - "...Refreshing, vibrant and replete with futuristic flourishes..."Q (4/00, p.88) - 4 stars out of 5 - "...an inspired debut....[She] establishes herself as a solo artist with an album that packs punches of the Mike Tyson variety and oozes confidence from every beat..."CMJ (12/20/99, p.21) - "...one of the hottest R&B debuts of 1999....a full spectrum of moods and tempos...bound together by Kelis' reflective lyrics and the rubber soul production of the Neptunes..."Melody Maker (3/28/00, p.48) - 3 stars out of 5 - "...Pop's best mad psycho-bitch from hell. She does possess a demonic godzilla-with-toothache roar....brilliantly futuristic..."Mojo (Publisher) (5/00, p.96) - "...The producers possibly see themselves as the new Jimmy Jam-Terry Lewis. She is their Mary Davis. The material veers from hard looks at rocky relationships...to, oh dear, UFOs....Best track is 'Ghetto Children', a positive, uptempo song with catchy chorus, crisp rap and a strong echo of Stevie Wonder."NME (Magazine) (12/30/00, p.77) - Ranked #10 in NME's "Top 50 Albums Of The Year".NME (Magazine) (2/26/00, p.35) - 9 out of 10 - "...a futuristic, visionary, multi-layered work of R&B, funk, soul and rap, furnished with an inspirational, psychedelic spirituality, rarely seen but desperately needed in these cynical times....We need more like this."0.07217547

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