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Rolling Stone (10/31/02, p.136) - Ranked # 12 in Rolling Stone's "Women in Rock: The 50 Essential Albums"Rolling Stone - Ranked # 20 in Rolling Stone's "100 Best Albums Of The Eighties" survey (November 1989).Rolling Stone (p.113) - 5 stars out of 5 - "PRETENDERS stands as a stunning confluence of hooks, sonics and substance - it's one of those rare albums on which every move turns out to be the right one."Alternative Press (7/01, p.96) - Included in AP's "10 Essential Women's Rock Albums" - "...An absolute classic album...a set of tough, distinctive pop songs..."CMJ (1/5/04, p.6) - Ranked #2 in CMJ's "Top 20 Most-Played Albums of 1980".89.00594

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Uncut (p.110) - "Hynde's smartness and candour are always in evidence....[The album] overflows with energy and romance..."78.49029

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Rolling Stone (10/31/02, p.136) - Ranked # 12 in Rolling Stone's "Women in Rock: The 50 Essential Albums"Rolling Stone - Ranked # 20 in Rolling Stone's "100 Best Albums Of The Eighties" survey (November 1989).Rolling Stone (p.113) - 5 stars out of 5 - "PRETENDERS stands as a stunning confluence of hooks, sonics and substance - it's one of those rare albums on which every move turns out to be the right one."Alternative Press (7/01, p.96) - Included in AP's "10 Essential Women's Rock Albums" - "...An absolute classic album...a set of tough, distinctive pop songs..."CMJ (1/5/04, p.6) - Ranked #2 in CMJ's "Top 20 Most-Played Albums of 1980".62.99654

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Uncut (p.110) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "[T]he yearning, world-weary drawl of Hynde's voice still sounds sublime."62.79223

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Rolling Stone (6/2/94, p.69) - 4 Stars - Excellent - "...LAST OF THE INDEPENDENTS outlines the life of a woman who grew up wanting to be a boy, then discovered she could bear children and nurture them without jettisoning some rock & roll requisites...what really sticks are the album's moments of pure pop joy..."Alternative Press (8/94, p.90) - "...Hynde actually sounds like she means it again. Up there with Costello's BRUTAL YOUTH--artistic rejuvenation of the year..."Musician (6/94, p.79) - "...Atop musical settings ranging from pop to funk to rockabilly, Hynde outswaggers all comers, from Anais Nin to Camille Paglia to Thelma and Louise, with her tough-to-tender switchbacks...an inspired, combo-punching return to her inimitable peak form...."Mojo (Publisher) (1/95, p.51) - Included in Mojo's "25 Best Albums of 1994" - "Ballsy rock-chick attitude, sturdy four-square rock-outs and big, anthemic ballads..."54.9432

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Mojo (Publisher) (10/99, p.99) - "...here again are Chris Squire's elastic bass, Steve Howe's skittering rock-jazz guitar and Jon Anderson's high-altitude vocals....generally the results sound pretty good....younger prog pretenders could still learn a lot from the old masters."0.3502563

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Q (Magazine) (p.109) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "[W]hat a voice. It's a rich, deep, anguished rumble, hewn from the very depths of her stomach."0.3002958

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Q (9/99, p.104) - 3 stars (out of 5) - "...ditches the pedestrian, over-arranged standards in favour of room to express herself, and the resulting variety and spark are a treat to hear..."Muzik (9/99, p.96) - 4 stars out of 5 - "...This collective of already proven mastercuts suits the lady's vocal range and takes her miles above the new young pretenders who think they've got soul in their bones..."0.2335042

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Q (8/02, p.138) - 3 stars out of 5 - "...Consistently charming....Even the least essential tracks here could teach pretenders to the their crown a thing or two..."Alternative Press (8/02, p.78) - 7 out of 10 - "...An infectious collection of unrealeased tracks..."NME (Magazine) (7/13/02, p.38) - 7 out of 10 - "...30 toned minutes of, erm, Green Day. No acoustic stinkers. No Live And Unrehearsed At K-ROQ radio sessions. No remixes. Just Green Day, playing solid, familiar idiot-savant punk rock..."0.2335042

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Rolling Stone (8/30/01, p.125) - 3 stars out of 5 - "...This sounds more like peak '70s Pretenders than anyone in black music history....HOW DO I does that rare thing: It provides an original direction..."Q (May 2002, p.119) - 3 out of 5 stars - "...Res offers a hotchpotch of musical styles....one minute swooping soulfully, the next a husky mutter..."NME (Magazine) (4/6/02, p.34) - 7 out of 10 - "...[Res] can probably only be understood...in relevance to a life lived as a classically trained prodigy who gets as much from '70s soul as Pearl Jam..."0.2335042

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Rolling Stone (8/30/01, p.125) - 3 stars out of 5 - "...This sounds more like peak '70s Pretenders than anyone in black music history....HOW DO I does that rare thing: It provides an original direction..."Q (May 2002, p.119) - 3 out of 5 stars - "...Res offers a hotchpotch of musical styles....one minute swooping soulfully, the next a husky mutter..."NME (Magazine) (4/6/02, p.34) - 7 out of 10 - "...[Res] can probably only be understood...in relevance to a life lived as a classically trained prodigy who gets as much from '70s soul as Pearl Jam..."0.2335042

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Rolling Stone (10/31/02, p.135) - Ranked #8 in Rolling Stone's "Women In Rock: The 50 Essential Albums" - "...With STORIES, Harvey moved from punk to celestial..."Rolling Stone (1/4/01, pp.106,110) - Ranked #6 in Rolling Stone's "Top 10 Albums of 2000" - "...Her most optimistic and straightforward album yet....Her magnificent diva-with-a-grudge voice testifies, swoons, purrs and whispers..."Spin (1/01, p.73) - Ranked #7 in Spin's "Top 20 Albums of the Year [2000]".Spin (12/00, pp.215-8) - 8 out of 10 - "...Her return to the down'n'dirty....ending up in the heaven of great records..."Entertainment Weekly (11/3/00, p.82) - "...High-voltage love songs....the rugged melodies...sink their teeth in and don;t let go. A bracing reminder of the days when female musicians reached for guitars..." - Rating: A-Q (1/01, p.92) - Included in Q's "50 Best Albums of 2000".Q (12/00, p.133) - 4 stars out of 5 - "...The dominant sound is that of a 3-piece garage band, fused with enough production panache to prove that Harvey remains an admirably intelligent auteur..."Alternative Press (11/00, p.124) - 5 out of 5 - "...A mature, intelligent album shining gracefully with passion. It is unquestionably one of the best releases of the year."The Wire (12/00, p.49) - "...[This] has the pulse and momentum that recalls [her] earliest albums. STORIES mostly derives its greatest strength from an authority of its own making. It's the best way forward."CMJ (1/08/01, p.16) - Included in CMJ's "Best of the Year" for 2000.CMJ (10/23/00, p.4) - "...Undoubtedly New York....spare, contemplative and as explosive as anything she's done in years..."Melody Maker (10/24/00, p.59) - 3 stars out of 5 - "...Pleasant. Inoffensive. 'The Pretenders'....A comforting swell of an album..."Mojo (Publisher) (p.65) - Ranked #25 in Mojo's "100 Modern Classics" -- "[T]he skyscraping spirit of Harvey's commercial blockbuster was distilled entirely from the Big Apple."Mojo (Publisher) (11/00, p.112) - "...Recallign a young Patti Smith...[its] an artist taking a supremely confident step back from the Zeitgeist..."NME (Magazine) (12/30/00, p.77) - Rated #3 in NME's "Top 50 Albums Of The Year".NME (Magazine) (10/21/00, p.42) - 9 out of 10 - "...A traditional New York record, both in texture and imagery....[Her] best album since 1991's DRY, a return to the feral intensity of that remarkable debut..."0.2022205

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Rolling Stone (7/8-7/22/99, p.154) - 4 stars (out of 5) - "...the artists on this collection...concoct the sonic stew that Parsons called 'cosmic American music'....There's not a bad track among the thirteen here....Parsons fans won't be disappointed..."Spin (8/99, p.152) - 8 (out of 10) - "...Because many of the acts on ANGEL share parson's love for country tragedy along with his remove from it...they take the same freedoms with his songs that he took with his source material..."Entertainment Weekly (7/23/99, p.67) - "...plays it straight, with most contributors confident enough to just play the songs, not reinvent them..." - Rating: B+CMJ (6/14/99, p.26) - "...a beautifully orchestrated collection of some of [Gram Parsons'] most influential songs, covered by artists who owe much to his powerful yet subtle brilliance..."Dirty Linen (12/99-1/00, pp.70-1) - "...once the list of the top 10 tribute albums of the decade is tallied up this one has a good chance of making the list."0.1751726

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Q (12/96, p.163) - 3 Stars (out of 5) - "...Anyone wishing to develop their love of dance music circa Stax, Volt, Atlantic or early Motown...should get this comprehensive collection..."0.1251232

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Rolling Stone (9/5/96, p.62) - 4 Stars (out of 5) - "...a splendid souvenir....captures both the majesty and sweat of essential rock & roll at its tumultuous finest. There's a surprise or two, of course, but for the most part, the predictably great acts...are as spectacular as you'd hope they'd be..."Q (2/97, p.103) - 3 Stars (out of 5) - "...Beyond the all-star games of generational tag, Bob Dylan delivers a creditably enunciated `All Along The Watchtower,' Al Green reveals himself to be a Time Lord...and John Fogerty makes brilliantly ferocious use of the evening's house band, Booker T. and his augmented MG's..."0.1000986

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