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Billboard (p.36) - "Songwriting and vocal contributions from bassist Danny Wienkauf, drummer Marty Beller and singer Robin Goldwasser add to the stylistic variety."59.86071

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Rolling Stone (p.116) - 3 stars out of 5 - "TMBG maintain their characteristic mix of playful absurdism and deeper melancholy in matured, two-minute marvels..."Q (p.119) - 3 stars out of 5 - "It's packed with sweet, oft-piste songs..."Uncut (p.97) - 3 stars out of 5 - "Lyrically, the territory they cover is still perversely eclectic..."Magnet (p.108) - "The two Johns delight in offering a shiny surface replete with singalong hooks and crafty riffs, but their secret weapon has always been their depiction of common human fears and frailties."CMJ (p.4) - "Hook-laden and rife with their patented clever lyrics, THE SPINE is classic They Might Be Giants: hard not to love, and will have everybody jumping."Mojo (Publisher) (p.99) - 3 stars out of 5 - "[T]he tunes are agreeable enough, as is their unhinged wit."29.62253

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Rolling Stone (p.76) - 3.5 stars out of 5 -- "This time, they've gone more playfully experimental....'Canajoharie' has one of Linnell's catchiest choruses ever."Spin (p.79) - "Their wit keeps maturing, but TMBG's gentle weirdness is forever young."CMJ - "JOIN US is a collection of short songs -- only two songs last longer than three minutes -- which allows the Johns to inhabit a range of different personalities and styles."Paste (magazine) - "The songs are novel in both conception and execution....JOIN US is always fun, consciously clever and catchy..."Record Collector (magazine) (p.102) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "The staccato power-pop of 'You Probably Get That A Lot' is a delightfully coy and fumbling chat-up....[The album] keeps them cruising along at a nifty pace."29.4929

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3 stars out of 5 -- "[T]he Benelux countryside is lushly lensed and there's an enjoyably melancholic score from Belgian folkster The Bony King Of Nowhere."Total Film "[T]his is a film that stays with you, resonating deeper than many a more cut-and-dried rites-of-passage tale."Sight and Sound18.74743

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Mojo (Publisher) (p.130) - 4 stars out of 5 - "Singer Gordon Gano's oeuvre vacillates between extremes of rootsy, lyrical majesty and They Might Be Giants whimsy."0.4622645

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Entertainment Weekly (p.77) - "[Their] just-edgy-enough indie punk has an endearing salty sweetness." -- Grade: BAlternative Press (p.158) - 3.5 stars out of 5 -- "[G]et a load of the catchy guitar riffs, slick harmonies and arena-sized drumming....It all works..."CMJ (p.43) - "[T]he group pairs singer/songwriter William Beckett's emotive lyrics and rousing vocal range with a straightforward rock kapow."0.2365941

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Q (p.124) - 3 stars out of 5 - "[A] sort of dream factory-cum-social anthropology project for the car boot sale generation."CMJ (10/13/03, p.9) - "...The family that plays hyper-quirky performance art-pop together, stays gets together....The bulk of VINTAGE is a giddy, six-song concept piece based on corporate performance-evaluation slides, sounding like vintage They Might Be Giants digesting FAST FOOD NATION..."Mojo (Publisher) (p.107) - 3 stars out of 5 - "[T]he trio offer a subtle and laudable critique of American culture..."0.2311322

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Q (10/96, p.185) - 3 Stars - Good - "A very obvious, and entirely necessary, antidote to the furrowed-brow miserabilism of grunge....Far less irritating than Green Day, they're nevertheless cut from the same faded denim: the loose rhythms of generic alternative rock..."NME (Magazine) (11/4/95, p.48) - 7 (out of 10) - "...these Seattle funk-popsters are answering Dave Grohl's call to put some fun back into the US underground....You'll think 'Chili Peppers mud-wrestling Weezer. You'll think Faith No More playing Junior Scrabble with They Might Be Giants..."0.2311322

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Q (10/96, p.185) - 3 Stars - Good - "A very obvious, and entirely necessary, antidote to the furrowed-brow miserabilism of grunge....Far less irritating than Green Day, they're nevertheless cut from the same faded denim: the loose rhythms of generic alternative rock..."NME (Magazine) (11/4/95, p.48) - 7 (out of 10) - "...these Seattle funk-popsters are answering Dave Grohl's call to put some fun back into the US underground....You'll think 'Chili Peppers mud-wrestling Weezer. You'll think Faith No More playing Junior Scrabble with They Might Be Giants..."0.2311322

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Q (10/96, p.185) - 3 Stars - Good - "A very obvious, and entirely necessary, antidote to the furrowed-brow miserabilism of grunge....Far less irritating than Green Day, they're nevertheless cut from the same faded denim: the loose rhythms of generic alternative rock..."NME (Magazine) (11/4/95, p.48) - 7 (out of 10) - "...these Seattle funk-popsters are answering Dave Grohl's call to put some fun back into the US underground....You'll think 'Chili Peppers mud-wrestling Weezer. You'll think Faith No More playing Junior Scrabble with They Might Be Giants..."0.2311322

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Rolling Stone (12/26/96, p.198) - "...an hour of stage tapes from late '95 with founding guitarist Robert Fripp and the rest of the band in flat-out, free-improvisation mode...a visceral treat, a document of amazing technical might and telepathic precision....In a word, brilliant..."Q (8/96, p.121) - 3 Stars - Good - "Destined to rank alongside even the most uncompromising of Crimson releases....This is ambient music for giants. Some passages are barely audible, others threaten to separate heads from shoulders..."0.2311322

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Spin (12/92, p.94) - Recommended - "...a major label is now subsidizing their scribbles...They Might Be Giants for the REN AND STIMPY generation..."Entertainment Weekly (12/18/92, p.59) - "...Ren and Stimpy kidnap Paul McCartney and lock him in a studio with nothing but a helium balloon and an acoustic guitar...Very, very weird, but I can't stop playing it..." - Rating: B+Alternative Press (3/93, p.62) - "...Almost in spite of themselves Ween produce some enjoyably skewed pop...At their best Ween sound sort of like early Sebadoh: eclectic, strangely tuneful, lo-fi and absurd..."Musician (5/93, pp.86-87) - "...Ween's technical proficiency allows them to jumpcut in style without loss of quality or focus..."(3/93, p.64) - "...like the aural equivalent of Thorazine...there are moments of genuine beauty and emotion..."0.2022407

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3 stars out of 5 -- "It's professional, respectable, watchable...it canters along at an even pace, the action/exposition ratio well managed..."Total Film 3 stars out of 4 -- "[I]t's ambitious and well-made. The acting from the large cast is of a high standard, Craig and Ford were more or less born into their roles..."Chicago Sun-Times "[T]his film from Jon Favreau shrewdly blends an alien-invasion movie into a Western....COWBOYS & ALIENS is a solid success."Hollywood Reporter "There are nifty scenes, like the horseback riders battling silvery skeletal airplanes..."Entertainment Weekly "The gifted cinematographer Matthew Libatique lights Ford and Craig like Western giants against the rugged landscape."Rolling Stone0.1795062

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3 stars out of 4 -- "[I]t's ambitious and well-made. The acting from the large cast is of a high standard, Craig and Ford were more or less born into their roles..."Chicago Sun-Times "There are nifty scenes, like the horseback riders battling silvery skeletal airplanes..."Entertainment Weekly "[T]his film from Jon Favreau shrewdly blends an alien-invasion movie into a Western....COWBOYS & ALIENS is a solid success."Hollywood Reporter "The gifted cinematographer Matthew Libatique lights Ford and Craig like Western giants against the rugged landscape."Rolling Stone 3 stars out of 5 -- "It's professional, respectable, watchable...it canters along at an even pace, the action/exposition ratio well managed..."Total Film0.1795062

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3 stars out of 4 -- "[I]t's ambitious and well-made. The acting from the large cast is of a high standard, Craig and Ford were more or less born into their roles..."Chicago Sun-Times "There are nifty scenes, like the horseback riders battling silvery skeletal airplanes..."Entertainment Weekly "[T]his film from Jon Favreau shrewdly blends an alien-invasion movie into a Western....COWBOYS & ALIENS is a solid success."Hollywood Reporter "The gifted cinematographer Matthew Libatique lights Ford and Craig like Western giants against the rugged landscape."Rolling Stone 3 stars out of 5 -- "It's professional, respectable, watchable...it canters along at an even pace, the action/exposition ratio well managed..."Total Film0.1795062

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3 stars out of 4 -- "[I]t's ambitious and well-made. The acting from the large cast is of a high standard, Craig and Ford were more or less born into their roles..."Chicago Sun-Times "There are nifty scenes, like the horseback riders battling silvery skeletal airplanes..."Entertainment Weekly "The gifted cinematographer Matthew Libatique lights Ford and Craig like Western giants against the rugged landscape."Rolling Stone "[T]his film from Jon Favreau shrewdly blends an alien-invasion movie into a Western....COWBOYS & ALIENS is a solid success."Hollywood Reporter 3 stars out of 5 -- "It's professional, respectable, watchable...it canters along at an even pace, the action/exposition ratio well managed..."Total Film0.1795062

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Rolling Stone (pp.705-106) - 3.5 stars out of 5 -- "[The tunes] offer elegant patter, sharp melodies and details that are both dead-on expressive and literary."Spin (p.108) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "[With] languid tempos and quiet full-band arrangements."Entertainment Weekly (p.87) - "[H]e incorporates offbeat percussion and foreboding cellos to create a nostalgic lament to lost love." -- Grade: BQ (p.109) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "GET LONELY is a laid-back affair clouded with melancholy, bearing traces of The Magnetic Fields' bone-dry humour..."Uncut (p.91) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "[A] quieter, more intimately acoustic record....[It] probes the nooks and crannies of post-relationship blues."Magnet (p.103) - "[I]t's quite haunting. More than any Mountain Goats album, GET LONELY sustains a very particular mood that's discreetly articulated by spare accompaniment from bassist Peter Hughes, keyboardist Franklin Bruno and cellist Erik Friedlander."No Depression (p.129) - "[E]ven more inward-looking....Anyone going through a breakup might not want to hear anything else..."Mojo (Publisher) (p.103) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "[A] series of stirring picturesque tales....The songs are redeemed by his breathtaking lyrical precision and eye for detail."0.1770971

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3 stars out of 5 -- "There's a fresh element to the latest Judd Apatow-stable comedy in the unique shape of Russell Brand....He excels..."Uncut 3 stars out of 4 -- "[F]ull of laughs. The cringingly wacky scenarios, offbeat characters and comic dialogue serve up a crowd-pleasing, laugh-filled experience."USA Today "[I]t's more soulful than KNOCKED UP and more inclusive than SUPERBAD....FORGETTING SARAH MARSHALL delights in its frequent raunchy moments..."Los Angeles Times "Its willingness to explore states of feeling and modes of behavior that tamer romantic comedies never go near is decidedly a virtue..."New York Times 3.5 stars out of 4 -- "Segel is an immensely appealing screen presence....[T]his so-called romantic disaster comedy is a raucous ride through one man's pain."Rolling Stone 3 stars out of 5 -- "[I]t's solidly entertaining....The performances are great....Kunis is absolutely radiant..."Empire "Jawing about pop culture with typical School of Judd razor wit, these men might be giants. The rest of the time, they're merely hilariously mortal." -- Grade: B+Entertainment Weekly 4 stars out of 5 -- "[The movie] nails those awkward, face-freezing moments....And it's still refreshing to find a romcom that's allowed to be this real..."Total Film "[An] enjoyable romantic comedy....It's the dialogue that delivers the belly laughs."Sight and Sound "[Apatow] has built up a pretty formidable comic repertory company, and the movie is smart to give such seasoned and proven laugh-getters such substantial shots to do their stuff."Premiere0.1444577

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3 stars out of 5 -- "There's a fresh element to the latest Judd Apatow-stable comedy in the unique shape of Russell Brand....He excels..."Uncut 3 stars out of 4 -- "[F]ull of laughs. The cringingly wacky scenarios, offbeat characters and comic dialogue serve up a crowd-pleasing, laugh-filled experience."USA Today "[I]t's more soulful than KNOCKED UP and more inclusive than SUPERBAD....FORGETTING SARAH MARSHALL delights in its frequent raunchy moments..."Los Angeles Times "Its willingness to explore states of feeling and modes of behavior that tamer romantic comedies never go near is decidedly a virtue..."New York Times 3.5 stars out of 4 -- "Segel is an immensely appealing screen presence....[T]his so-called romantic disaster comedy is a raucous ride through one man's pain."Rolling Stone 3 stars out of 5 -- "[I]t's solidly entertaining....The performances are great....Kunis is absolutely radiant..."Empire "Jawing about pop culture with typical School of Judd razor wit, these men might be giants. The rest of the time, they're merely hilariously mortal." -- Grade: B+Entertainment Weekly 4 stars out of 5 -- "[The movie] nails those awkward, face-freezing moments....And it's still refreshing to find a romcom that's allowed to be this real..."Total Film "[An] enjoyable romantic comedy....It's the dialogue that delivers the belly laughs."Sight and Sound "[Apatow] has built up a pretty formidable comic repertory company, and the movie is smart to give such seasoned and proven laugh-getters such substantial shots to do their stuff."Premiere0.1444577

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3 stars out of 5 -- "There's a fresh element to the latest Judd Apatow-stable comedy in the unique shape of Russell Brand....He excels..."Uncut 3 stars out of 4 -- "[F]ull of laughs. The cringingly wacky scenarios, offbeat characters and comic dialogue serve up a crowd-pleasing, laugh-filled experience."USA Today "[I]t's more soulful than KNOCKED UP and more inclusive than SUPERBAD....FORGETTING SARAH MARSHALL delights in its frequent raunchy moments..."Los Angeles Times "Its willingness to explore states of feeling and modes of behavior that tamer romantic comedies never go near is decidedly a virtue..."New York Times 3.5 stars out of 4 -- "Segel is an immensely appealing screen presence....[T]his so-called romantic disaster comedy is a raucous ride through one man's pain."Rolling Stone 3 stars out of 5 -- "[I]t's solidly entertaining....The performances are great....Kunis is absolutely radiant..."Empire "Jawing about pop culture with typical School of Judd razor wit, these men might be giants. The rest of the time, they're merely hilariously mortal." -- Grade: B+Entertainment Weekly 4 stars out of 5 -- "[The movie] nails those awkward, face-freezing moments....And it's still refreshing to find a romcom that's allowed to be this real..."Total Film "[An] enjoyable romantic comedy....It's the dialogue that delivers the belly laughs."Sight and Sound "[Apatow] has built up a pretty formidable comic repertory company, and the movie is smart to give such seasoned and proven laugh-getters such substantial shots to do their stuff."Premiere0.1444577

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3 stars out of 4 -- "[F]ull of laughs. The cringingly wacky scenarios, offbeat characters and comic dialogue serve up a crowd-pleasing, laugh-filled experience."USA Today 3 stars out of 5 -- "[I]t's solidly entertaining....The performances are great....Kunis is absolutely radiant..."Empire "Jawing about pop culture with typical School of Judd razor wit, these men might be giants. The rest of the time, they're merely hilariously mortal." -- Grade: B+Entertainment Weekly 3 stars out of 5 -- "There's a fresh element to the latest Judd Apatow-stable comedy in the unique shape of Russell Brand....He excels..."Uncut "[I]t's more soulful than KNOCKED UP and more inclusive than SUPERBAD....FORGETTING SARAH MARSHALL delights in its frequent raunchy moments..."Los Angeles Times 3.5 stars out of 4 -- "Segel is an immensely appealing screen presence....[T]his so-called romantic disaster comedy is a raucous ride through one man's pain."Rolling Stone "[Apatow] has built up a pretty formidable comic repertory company, and the movie is smart to give such seasoned and proven laugh-getters such substantial shots to do their stuff."Premiere "Its willingness to explore states of feeling and modes of behavior that tamer romantic comedies never go near is decidedly a virtue..."New York Times 4 stars out of 5 -- "[The movie] nails those awkward, face-freezing moments....And it's still refreshing to find a romcom that's allowed to be this real..."Total Film "[An] enjoyable romantic comedy....It's the dialogue that delivers the belly laughs."Sight and Sound0.1444577

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3 stars out of 4 -- "[F]ull of laughs. The cringingly wacky scenarios, offbeat characters and comic dialogue serve up a crowd-pleasing, laugh-filled experience."USA Today "Jawing about pop culture with typical School of Judd razor wit, these men might be giants. The rest of the time, they're merely hilariously mortal." -- Grade: B+Entertainment Weekly 3 stars out of 5 -- "There's a fresh element to the latest Judd Apatow-stable comedy in the unique shape of Russell Brand....He excels..."Uncut "Its willingness to explore states of feeling and modes of behavior that tamer romantic comedies never go near is decidedly a virtue..."New York Times 3 stars out of 5 -- "[I]t's solidly entertaining....The performances are great....Kunis is absolutely radiant..."Empire "[Apatow] has built up a pretty formidable comic repertory company, and the movie is smart to give such seasoned and proven laugh-getters such substantial shots to do their stuff."Premiere "[I]t's more soulful than KNOCKED UP and more inclusive than SUPERBAD....FORGETTING SARAH MARSHALL delights in its frequent raunchy moments..."Los Angeles Times 3.5 stars out of 4 -- "Segel is an immensely appealing screen presence....[T]his so-called romantic disaster comedy is a raucous ride through one man's pain."Rolling Stone 4 stars out of 5 -- "[The movie] nails those awkward, face-freezing moments....And it's still refreshing to find a romcom that's allowed to be this real..."Total Film "[An] enjoyable romantic comedy....It's the dialogue that delivers the belly laughs."Sight and Sound0.1444577

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3 stars out of 4 -- "[F]ull of laughs. The cringingly wacky scenarios, offbeat characters and comic dialogue serve up a crowd-pleasing, laugh-filled experience."USA Today 3 stars out of 5 -- "There's a fresh element to the latest Judd Apatow-stable comedy in the unique shape of Russell Brand....He excels..."Uncut "Jawing about pop culture with typical School of Judd razor wit, these men might be giants. The rest of the time, they're merely hilariously mortal." -- Grade: B+Entertainment Weekly "Its willingness to explore states of feeling and modes of behavior that tamer romantic comedies never go near is decidedly a virtue..."New York Times 3.5 stars out of 4 -- "Segel is an immensely appealing screen presence....[T]his so-called romantic disaster comedy is a raucous ride through one man's pain."Rolling Stone 3 stars out of 5 -- "[I]t's solidly entertaining....The performances are great....Kunis is absolutely radiant..."Empire "[Apatow] has built up a pretty formidable comic repertory company, and the movie is smart to give such seasoned and proven laugh-getters such substantial shots to do their stuff."Premiere "[I]t's more soulful than KNOCKED UP and more inclusive than SUPERBAD....FORGETTING SARAH MARSHALL delights in its frequent raunchy moments..."Los Angeles Times 4 stars out of 5 -- "[The movie] nails those awkward, face-freezing moments....And it's still refreshing to find a romcom that's allowed to be this real..."Total Film "[An] enjoyable romantic comedy....It's the dialogue that delivers the belly laughs."Sight and Sound0.1444577

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Alternative Press (1/96, p.85) - "...DINNER is yummy. It reminds you that underneath the forced lunacy, Andy Partridge isn't a bad songwriter..."0.1380132

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CMJ - "ROCK THE NET flows remarkably well for a compilation record. It doesn't hurt that the artists have generally chosen the more relaxing bits from their new releases, as well as some older rarities."0.1380132

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