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"[T]he old black-and-white TV show footage is wonderfully kitsch, while the poignant Dennis eulogy suggest he could make for a fascinating film." Mojo67.49738

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Rolling Stone (12/11/03, p.86) - Ranked #2 in Rolling Stone's "500 Greatest Albums Of All Time" - "...Its luxurious sound conveys a heartbreaking wistfulness..."Rolling Stone (6/22/72, p.56) - "...Brian Wilson's evolutionary compositional masterpiece....This trenchant cycle of love songs has the emotional impact of a shatteringly evocative novel..."Rolling Stone (6/22/72, p.56) - "...Brian Wilson's evolutionary compositional masterpiece....This trenchant cycle of love songs has the emotional impact of a shatteringly evocative novel..."Rolling Stone (6/22/72, p.56) - "...Brian Wilson's evolutionary compositional masterpiece....This trenchant cycle of love songs has the emotional impact of a shatteringly evocative novel..."Spin (p.79) - "Two instrumentals, a sea chantey, strange electronic instruments, and sounds literally designed for pets....Indie and prog rock both start here..."Entertainment Weekly (12/12/97, p.84) - "...A commercial washout at the time of its release, the album has since grown in reputation to the point where pop aesthetes speak of it in hushed tones as the zenith of Brian Wilson's genius, a seamless masterwork that rewards deep, repeated listening....a wonderful collection of songs..." - Rating: A+Entertainment Weekly (12/12/97, p.84) - "...A commercial washout at the time of its release, the album has since grown in reputation to the point where pop aesthetes speak of it in hushed tones as the zenith of Brian Wilson's genius, a seamless masterwork that rewards deep, repeated listening....a wonderful collection of songs..." - Rating: A+Entertainment Weekly (12/12/97, p.84) - "...A commercial washout at the time of its release, the album has since grown in reputation to the point where pop aesthetes speak of it in hushed tones as the zenith of Brian Wilson's genius, a seamless masterwork that rewards deep, repeated listening....a wonderful collection of songs..." - Rating: A+Q (2/91) - Voted the #1 Recorded Music Award for 1990.Q (7/00, p.140) - Included in Q's "The Best Male Angst Albums Of All Time" - "...12 impossibly lush songs that replace The Beach Boys' earlier high school ramalama with the unease and inner hurly-burly of early adulthood..."Q (2/91) - Voted the #1 Recorded Music Award for 1990.Q (7/96, p.133) - 5 Stars (out of 5) - "...A new stereo mix of PET SOUNDS...gives the songs a fantastic clarity, in effect smashing through the Wall Of Sound to bring up instrumental parts that have hitherto been hard to pick out..."Q (2/91) - Voted the #1 Recorded Music Award for 1990.Down Beat (9/90) - 5 Stars - Excellent - "...the music on PET SOUNDS flows as one....clearly demonstrates [that] the Beach Boys were capable of giving music lovers something they could feel very, very good about..."Down Beat (9/90) - 5 Stars - Excellent - "...the music on PET SOUNDS flows as one...clearly demonstrates [that] the Beach Boys were capable of giving music lovers something they could feel very, very good about..."Down Beat (9/90) - 5 Stars - Excellent - "...the music on PET SOUNDS flows as one...clearly demonstrates [that] the Beach Boys were capable of giving music lovers something they could feel very, very good about..."Vibe (12/99, p.162) - Included in Vibe's 100 Essential Albums of the 20th CenturyVibe (12/99, p.162) - Included in Vibe's 100 Essential Albums of the 20th CenturyMusician (2/98, p.88) - "...presenting the landmark recording in a stereo environment for the first time is a revelation, with previouisly `hidden' parts suddenly leaping into the foreground....among the most stunning aspects of the remodeled PET SOUNDS is its dramatically improved fidelity..."Mojo (Publisher) (9/99, p.118) - "You may have heard of this promising combo. Here's one of their earlier albums, and word is it's quite good. The neat wrinkle is that you get the album twice, once in original mono and once in that new-fangled stereo everyone's talking about..."NME (Magazine) (10/2/93, p.29) - Ranked #1 in NME's list of the `Greatest Albums Of All Time.'NME (Magazine) (10/2/93, p.29) - Ranked #1 in NME's list of the 'Greatest Albums Of All Time.'NME (Magazine) (10/2/93, p.29) - Ranked #1 in NME's list of the 'Greatest Albums Of All Time.'26.55406

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Entertainment Weekly (8/11/00, pp.78-9) - "...Excellent...[The album] has a progressive, full-rock-band feel that suggests how they credibly shared bills with the Dead without coming off like Sha Na Na..." - Rating: A-26.14839

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Rolling Stone (6/12/03, p.98) - 5 stars out of 5 - "...The overall effect of this thirty-track overview of the Beach Boys' career is similar to that of the Beatles' 1: Both compilations strive to blow you away with the sheer amount of hit singles at hand, and both succeed..."22.56763

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Rolling Stone (6/12/03, p.98) - 5 stars out of 5 - "...The overall effect of this thirty-track overview of the Beach Boys' career is similar to that of the Beatles' 1: Both compilations strive to blow you away with the sheer amount of hit singles at hand, and both succeed..."22.56763

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Mojo (Publisher) (10/00, p.120) - "...Contains some unreleased gems....1985's THE BEACH BOYS does include the chunky 'Getch Back' among a batch of airbrushed non-entities..."22.3139

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Uncut (5/03, p.114) - 4 stars out of 5 - "...It's good vibrations all the way and the last chance so far to catch, Brian, Dennis and Carl Wilson in their mythical endless summer. Very easy listening..."Mojo (Publisher) (4/03, p.120) - 4 stars out of 5 - "...Fans often lose sight of what a tremendously well-knit live band The Beach Boys were. This will remind them..."22.16431

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Mojo (Publisher) (5/02, p.120) - "...Captured the weekend style, philosophy and mating habits of a generation of West Indian teens, creating a snapshot as charmingly naive and culturally valuable as The Beach Boys' depictions of Californian surf culture..."0.9068611

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Q (8/02, p.139) - 4 stars out of 5 - "...Brian Wilson's compiling is very well done....He takes the casual fan into the stranger waters of The Beach Boys' late-'60s work..."Uncut (9/02, p.123) - 4 stars out of 5 - "...superior compiling."0.7773095

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The Wire (8/02, p.51) - "...REVEILLE is their most composed record....They mix noise aesthetics and a Beach Boys/California pop sensibility....It makes for a wondrous ride.."0.5983732

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Uncut (11/02, p.130) - 4 stars out of 5 - "...Evokes the childlike sadness of Beach Boys ballads..."0.5983732

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The Wire (p.70) - "[T]here are many highlights, including a vocal harmony piece akin to SMILE-era Beach Boys jamming with Phil Minton."0.5983732

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Mojo (Publisher) (2/00, pp.94-5) - "...a set of discrete songs leading to prog-style medley....Morse slips dextrously from heavy metal to flamenco to Beach Boys harmonies and still manages to find his way home. Overblown and inspired."0.5235765

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Rolling Stone - 3.5 stars out of 5 -- "[I]t's LOVEly -- the suite side of ABBEY ROAD extended to seventy-eight minutes."Entertainment Weekly (p.105) - "[I]t's bliss....The exhilarating opener, 'Because,' is now a cappella, and the most glorious choral rock divinity since the Beach Boys' 'Our Prayer'..." -- Grade: AQ (p.133) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "[T]his demands the listener to reappraise The Beatles' brilliance with fresh ears. A genuine revolution in the head."Q (p.118) - Ranked #53 in Q Magazine's "100 Greatest Albums of 2006."Mojo (Publisher) (p.100) - 5 stars out of 5 -- "Stunning....You'll marvel at the sound and the new insight it brings to music you know so well."0.4534306

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Spin (6/03, p.109) - "...Mixing xylophones, spaghetti-Western trumpet, and quirky guitars to sweeping effect..." - Grade: ACMJ (04/28/03, p.8) - "...BUILT ON SQUARES sits midway between the eccentric experiments of classic Beach Boys/Brian Wilson and the sharp wit of early '90s indie rock..."0.4487799

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Rolling Stone (p.124) - 4 stars out of 5 - "[T]hey made some of the friendliest-sounding rock & roll ever."Spin (p.106) - "[The compilation] may be a truer picture than any single album."Entertainment Weekly (p.77) - "One of their decade's warmest, scrappiest and most joyful acts, they were capable of both folkie intimacy and pranksterish raunch..." - Grade: A-Q (p.137) - 5 stars out of 5 - "[They] suffused their rock with a wonderfully contagious roll....[With] an underlying grasp of the same influences that defined the early -'70s Stones..."Uncut (p.106) - 3 stars out of 5 - "[T]he Faces were the perfect post-mod/blues-boom gang of good-time charlies, deeply steeped in American soul but also in English folk-rock."Mojo (Publisher) (p.122) - 5 stars out of 5 - "[A] cover of The Beach Boys' 'Getting' Hungry,' from the group's final recording sessions, reveal a band still with much to offer..."0.3886548

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Uncut (5/03, p.114) - 4 stars out of 5 - "...It's good vibrations all the way and the last chance so far to catch, Brian, Dennis and Carl Wilson in their mythical endless summer. Very easy listening..."Mojo (Publisher) (4/03, p.120) - 4 stars out of 5 - "...Fans often lose sight of what a tremendously well-knit live band The Beach Boys were. This will remind them..."0.3739832

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Uncut (1/03, p.96) - Ranked #39 in Uncut's "100 Best Albums of the Year"Uncut (12/02, p.132) - 4 stars out of 5 - "...Wondermints' sonic skills are positively futuristic..."Mojo (Publisher) (12/02, p.98) - "...LA's best kept secret marks a shift from Power into Sunshine Pop, recalling The Beach Boys..."0.3739832

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Spin (p.98) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "[F]ull of Beach Boys bliss, FIVE ROSES distills euphoria into a pastel wall of sound."Uncut (p.87) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "[W]hen the melodies surface, Van Pelt takes his influences to another level."Magnet (p.90) - "FIVE ROSES is full of shimmering, sparkling details, and Van Pelt manages to refract the past while dazzling in the present."0.3739832

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Rolling Stone (8/16/01, p.105) - 3.5 stars out of 5 - "...Their pop songs jangle without being too sunny....These 11 songs whiz by in a gorgeous blur, over far too soon."Q (May 2002, pp.119-121) - 3 out of 5 stars - "...The Shins fall into the folk category, focusing on hazy Beach Boys pop and swooning Simon & Garfunkel harmonies..."CMJ (8/01, p.89) - "...Palpable, '60s-influenced jangle pop....one of the most consistently enjoyable takes on Brian Wilson..."Mojo (Publisher) (1/02, p.68) - Ranked #14 in Mojo's "Best [40] Albums of 2001".Mojo (Publisher) (9/01, p.99) - "...[Their] lovely jangly appeal is all their own..."NME (Magazine) (5/18/02, p.35) - 8 out of 10 - "...Evokes the shimmering coastlines and baked desertscapes of California with a vivid beauty seldom glimpsed since The Beach Boys hung up their surfboards..."0.3702245

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The Wire (02/99, p.49) - "...the record's two extremes provide the highlights....specially arresting amid the digital trickery on display elsewhere..."Mixmag (2/99, p.105) - 3 out of 5 - "...Cornelius mixes Beach Boys sugar with industrial diesel....The Sycophants' version of 'Noah's Toilet'...is by far the most radical reworking on display..."CMJ (1/25/99, p.24) - "...expert sound pirates who excel at lifting beats and pieces from other artists and reworking the fragments into a tailor-made aural design....an eclectic album that moves from treacherous attacks to serene, ambient interludes without losing the pair's original concepts..."0.2991866

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Rolling Stone (2/20/03, p.62) - 4 stars out of 5 - "...LET GO is an excellent rainy-afternoon album, full of gentle and melancholic beauty, with echoes of Love and the Beach Boys..."Magnet (4/03, p.103) - "...Nada Surf has consistently produced worthy tunes, but LET GO is a near-perfect record to hold onto with all the might you can muster..."Mojo (Publisher) (1/03, p.74) - Ranked #29 in Mojo's "Best Albums of 2002" - "...A revelation: 12 literate songs of consumptive love lives, full of big melodies..."0.2991866

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Alternative Press (4/01, p.77) - 4 out of 5 - "...Fabulous....classic Beach Boys-style dream pop, full of beautiful vocal harmonies and arrangements..."Magnet (4-5/01, p.73) - "...A sound full of musical pabulum and misdirected intended cleverness, yet breathtaking in its vocal splendor and arch melodies..."Mojo (Publisher) (3/01, p.106) - "...Ranks alongside their best ever songs and performances....The sustained purity and perfect tone of the Dedrick Sisters harmonies makes you want to renounce all trace of a rockin' lifestyle..."0.2991866

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Q (11/03, p.110) - 4 stars out of 5 - "...Beautiful stuff: sunny with a sad undertow, like The Beach Boys, Beck and The Beatles put in a blender..."CMJ (03/31/03, p.9) - "...Equal parts folk, country, doo-wop and experimental pop intermingle with over-the-top instrumentation and secondhand sounds to create a musical puree that ends up as much a pastoral lull as an artfully oddball concoction..."Mojo (Publisher) (08/03, p.98) - 3 out of 5 stars - "...Eric Johnson and Gillian Lisee weave together warm guitar twangs and immaculate strands of harmony..."0.2991866

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Spin (p.125) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "TEENAGER overflows with strummy Laurel Canyon guitars and gooey Beach Boys harmonies given a sweet sheen by Beck's producer pal Tony Hoffer."Entertainment Weekly (p.67) - "[S]inger Conor Deasy retains his wistful Neil Young rasp, and the group jangles merrily on..." -- Grade: A-Alternative Press (p.135) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "The Thrills effortlessly combine sleepy melodies over tight, jangly guitars, banjos and harmonicas....Easy listening doesn't get much better than this."0.2991866

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Rolling Stone (12/11/03, p.86) - Ranked #2 in Rolling Stone's "500 Greatest Albums Of All Time" - "...Its luxurious sound conveys a heartbreaking wistfulness..."Rolling Stone (6/22/72, p.56) - "...Brian Wilson's evolutionary compositional masterpiece....This trenchant cycle of love songs has the emotional impact of a shatteringly evocative novel..."Rolling Stone (6/22/72, p.56) - "...Brian Wilson's evolutionary compositional masterpiece....This trenchant cycle of love songs has the emotional impact of a shatteringly evocative novel..."Rolling Stone (6/22/72, p.56) - "...Brian Wilson's evolutionary compositional masterpiece....This trenchant cycle of love songs has the emotional impact of a shatteringly evocative novel..."Spin (p.79) - "Two instrumentals, a sea chantey, strange electronic instruments, and sounds literally designed for pets....Indie and prog rock both start here..."Entertainment Weekly (12/12/97, p.84) - "...A commercial washout at the time of its release, the album has since grown in reputation to the point where pop aesthetes speak of it in hushed tones as the zenith of Brian Wilson's genius, a seamless masterwork that rewards deep, repeated listening....a wonderful collection of songs..." - Rating: A+Entertainment Weekly (12/12/97, p.84) - "...A commercial washout at the time of its release, the album has since grown in reputation to the point where pop aesthetes speak of it in hushed tones as the zenith of Brian Wilson's genius, a seamless masterwork that rewards deep, repeated listening....a wonderful collection of songs..." - Rating: A+Entertainment Weekly (12/12/97, p.84) - "...A commercial washout at the time of its release, the album has since grown in reputation to the point where pop aesthetes speak of it in hushed tones as the zenith of Brian Wilson's genius, a seamless masterwork that rewards deep, repeated listening....a wonderful collection of songs..." - Rating: A+Q (2/91) - Voted the #1 Recorded Music Award for 1990.Q (7/00, p.140) - Included in Q's "The Best Male Angst Albums Of All Time" - "...12 impossibly lush songs that replace The Beach Boys' earlier high school ramalama with the unease and inner hurly-burly of early adulthood..."Q (2/91) - Voted the #1 Recorded Music Award for 1990.Q (7/96, p.133) - 5 Stars (out of 5) - "...A new stereo mix of PET SOUNDS...gives the songs a fantastic clarity, in effect smashing through the Wall Of Sound to bring up instrumental parts that have hitherto been hard to pick out..."Q (2/91) - Voted the #1 Recorded Music Award for 1990.Down Beat (9/90) - 5 Stars - Excellent - "...the music on PET SOUNDS flows as one....clearly demonstrates [that] the Beach Boys were capable of giving music lovers something they could feel very, very good about..."Down Beat (9/90) - 5 Stars - Excellent - "...the music on PET SOUNDS flows as one...clearly demonstrates [that] the Beach Boys were capable of giving music lovers something they could feel very, very good about..."Down Beat (9/90) - 5 Stars - Excellent - "...the music on PET SOUNDS flows as one...clearly demonstrates [that] the Beach Boys were capable of giving music lovers something they could feel very, very good about..."Vibe (12/99, p.162) - Included in Vibe's 100 Essential Albums of the 20th CenturyVibe (12/99, p.162) - Included in Vibe's 100 Essential Albums of the 20th CenturyMusician (2/98, p.88) - "...presenting the landmark recording in a stereo environment for the first time is a revelation, with previouisly `hidden' parts suddenly leaping into the foreground....among the most stunning aspects of the remodeled PET SOUNDS is its dramatically improved fidelity..."Mojo (Publisher) (9/99, p.118) - "You may have heard of this promising combo. Here's one of their earlier albums, and word is it's quite good. The neat wrinkle is that you get the album twice, once in original mono and once in that new-fangled stereo everyone's talking about..."NME (Magazine) (10/2/93, p.29) - Ranked #1 in NME's list of the `Greatest Albums Of All Time.'NME (Magazine) (10/2/93, p.29) - Ranked #1 in NME's list of the 'Greatest Albums Of All Time.'NME (Magazine) (10/2/93, p.29) - Ranked #1 in NME's list of the 'Greatest Albums Of All Time.'0.2748204

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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..."0.2644461

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Rolling Stone (pp.62-63) - 3.5 stars out of 5 -- "'Birdies Singing' sounds half like a honky-tonk put-on, it's impossibly charming, proof positive that Stoltz can make masterful retro reproductions without taking himself too seriously."Entertainment Weekly (p.134) - "[K]indred, retro lo-fi pop-rock....Think Beatles, Beach Boys, Kinks." -- Grade: B+Uncut (p.90) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "[H]is home-recorded approach reaches imaginatively beyond glossy pastiche....His heroes should be flattered."Mojo (Publisher) (p.104) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "Stoltz still fashions a warmly textured tapestry of walloping drums, ornate keys, squishy electronics, liquid guitar and sundry other elements....2006's album of the year may have arrived early."0.2617882

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Spin (p.98) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "[Those pure, keening melodies are evident...but you can also hear the pop faith that underlies them -- the belief that a bright, catchy melody is a sacrament for us all."Q (p.94) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "[The] songs are fabulous hybrids of lo-fi psychedelia and ecstatic drone-pop..."Uncut (p.83) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "It makes them sound like The Beach Boys beset by a sudden, and very poignant, revelation."Alternative Press (p.160) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "The freakiest freak-folk is rarely as freakish as the more disorienting triumphs of STRAWBERRY JAM..."The Wire (p.49) - "Avey's crawling, traumatic 'Unsolved Mysteries' is the best ballad he's written yet, and the chants of Panda's 'Derek' is a stroke of gentleness the group rarely achieve."0.2617882

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Rolling Stone (p.61) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "DISTORTION has an indelible identity. It rocks, in this case a meaningful, temporary departure. Its unmelded sonic gestalt suits its thematic disquiet."Rolling Stone (p.91) - Ranked #25 in Rolling Stone's 50 Best Albums Of 2008 -- "[E]voking old AM-radio tunes remixed by a mad genius."Spin (p.100) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "The creeping B-movie love song 'Zombie Boy' benefits from the background noise, and 'Too Drunk to Dream' has fun twisting the Beach Boys' familiar, sunny vibe with squeals and screeches."Entertainment Weekly (p.83) - "[B]oth wintry and lush, buoyant and black-hearted....Shot through with jangling boy-girl harmonies..." -- Grade: A-Uncut (p.84) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "DISTORTION at its best is beguiling and quietly devastating."CMJ - "DISTORTION's Jesus And Mary Chain fixation adds icy muscle to Merritt's downy, sad melodies."Q (Magazine) (p.99) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "With collaborator Shirley Simms splitting vocals with Merritt, there is plenty to enjoy..."Mojo (Publisher) (p.108) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "It's faux-naif orch-pop that crashes and thunders. Merritt being Merritt, the work also packs plenty of sardonic wit..."Blender (Magazine) (p.99) - 3.5 stars out of 5 -- "Every instrument here distorts, giving tearjerkers like 'I'll Dream Alone' complementary grit."Harp (magazine) (p.93) - "Merritt takes on the crushingly forlorn balladry of 'Mr. Mistletoe' and the cool aching romanticism of 'Too Drunk To Dream.' Exquisite."Clash (magazine) (p.106) - "Miniature masterpieces such as 'California Girls' and 'Drive On, Driver' exhibit the type of feisty flamboyance in the face of unrequited devotion that will be instantly familiar to all followers of songwriter Stephin Merritt's beautifully crafted melancholia..."The Word (magazine) - "The idea of enveloping everything from guitar to piano to cello in clouds of feedback and fuzz is both unexpected and remarkably convincing."Record Collector (magazine) (p.94) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "'Too Drunk To Dream' deploys Stephen Merritt's lugubrious-hilarious baritone to great emotive effect..."0.2591032

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Rolling Stone (p.74) - 4.5 stars out of 5 -- "[B]oth catchy and terrifying, sounding like the Beach Boys had let out their inner Charles Manson."Spin (p.110) - "[With] bubblegum hooks...blasts of guitar noise...[and] buried mumbling singing...this is the root integer of shoegaze."Spin (p.79) - "[With] sticky-sweet, hang-ten Beach Boys hooks...[and] a dense pudding of Velvets-via-Joy Division feedback and distortion on top..."Spin (5/01, p.112) - Ranked #45 in Spin's "50 Most Essential Punk Records" - "...These diffidently tuneful jokers declared noise, timbre, and texture the new coins of the realm..."Q (p.122) - 5 stars out of 5 -- "[The album] still feels seismic....The Mary Chain brought and extremity of intent and emotion that was unprecedented."Q (7/01, p.86) - Included in Q's "50 Heaviest Albums of All Time".Q (6/00, p.63) - Ranked #88 in Q's "100 Greatest British Albums" - "...Mixes the Velvets, Iggy Pop, The Ramones, and Phil Spector to produce a morbid drill of a record....A fan letter to the darkest US rock...[it] is a bridge between 2 great British inventions, goth and punk..."Alternative Press (8/01, p.112) - Included in AP's "10 Essential '80s Albums".Alternative Press (7/95, p.78) - Ranked #10 in AP's list of the 'Top 99 Of '85-'95' - "...JAMC's debut LP radically updated the Velvets, Beach Boys and Ramones, dousing honeyed melodies with scouring blankets of feedback....Fantastic tunes under tons of feedback..."CMJ (3/6/00, p.29) - "...haunting and unique songs...[whose] radiance is buried under an impenetrable blanket of piercing white noise..."Mojo (Publisher) (p.111) - 5 stars out of 5 -- "Twenty-one years later, PSYCHOCANDY still has grime under its nails, an irresistible feedback urchin raised by rock'n'roll wolves."NME (Magazine) (9/25/93, p.18) - Ranked #6 in NME's list of The 50 Greatest Albums Of The '80s - "...[PSYCHOCANDY drenches] the sweetest pop tunes in the most hideous racket..."NME (Magazine) (10/2/93, p.29) - Ranked #27 in NME's list of the 'Greatest Albums Of All Time.'Record Collector (magazine) (p.87) - 5 stars out of 5 -- "[A] brash statement that guitars should be louder than vocals and that texture of sound was as important as the tunes embedded within."0.2591032

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Rolling Stone (12/11/03, p.114) - Ranked #80 in Rolling Stone's "500 Greatest Albums Of All Time" - "...Its baroque psychedelic arrangements continue to exert a powerful influence..."Rolling Stone (2/1/69, p.28) - "...a very high level of musicianship and creativity....they have handled the problems of added orchestration and elaborate production quite well [here]...one of England's very best rock bands."Rolling Stone (12/11/03, p.114) - Ranked #80 in Rolling Stone's "500 Greatest Albums Of All Time" - "...Its baroque psychedelic arrangements continue to exert a powerful influence..."Rolling Stone (2/1/69, p.28) - "...a very high level of musicianship and creativity....they have handled the problems of added orchestration and elaborate production quite well [here]...one of England's very best rock bands."Mojo (Publisher) (p.124) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "[T]he album has become an evergreen thanks to its Beach Boys-styled voices, its very English strain of melancholy and bassist Chris White's idiosyncratic writing..."Record Collector (magazine) (p.104) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "Colin's mellow tones shone on the soaring 'Hung Up On A Dream.' Other standouts included the impressive beat of 'The Butcher's Tale'..."0.2243899

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Rolling Stone (p.114) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "[A]nother lovely little package, tossing in modest horns-and-strings accompaniment and mellow sweetness."Spin (p.103) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "This time round, he offers swinging '60s horns, 'Bungalow Bill' bounce, and a chilling ballad....[A] stunning album..."Spin (p.59) - Ranked #24 in Spin's "The 40 Best Albums of 2006" -- "[With] sun-dappled Beatles-isms, elegant arrangements, and lyrics whose doubt feels optimistic."Q (p.147) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "[They] now craft lushly orchestrated pop that nods inevitably to The Beach Boys....Sometimes elegiac -- especially on 'Automaton'..."Magnet (p.104) - "[A] small injection of hope makes the album float and fly, repeatedly bull's-eyeing the balance of melancholy and brightness that characterizes Pernice's finest moments."Mojo (Publisher) (p.106) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "Pernice once again proves his gift for bringing together various strands of literate, melancholy and melodically rich music."0.2243899

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