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Spin (6/88, p.77) - "...her best album..."Uncut (p.119) - 3 stars out of 5 - "[With] the wondrous opener 'Late November' and the harrowingly sad ' Next Time Around'..."The Wire (p.40) - "The tidal surge generated by her group reflects the watery imagery that sluices around the whole album, reinforcing the feeling of impermanence and fragility in Denny's lyrics..."13.47731

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Rolling Stone (p.77) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "This is a very British record, drawing on a tradition of iconoclastic U.K pop that stretches from Kate Bush and Siouxsie and the Banshees to PJ Harvey."Rolling Stone (p.71) - Ranked #27 in Rolling Stone's '50 Best Albums Of 2011' -- "[With] choirs and string players backing a voice that soars so high, it makes them seem like ants on the ground below."Spin (p.67) - "[Welch is] a bloodied, bloodying songbird in a gilded cage of immaculately crafted, slow-burn, chest-beating empowerment anthems, gripping steel bars that her elegantly volcanic voice could shred at any moment."Entertainment Weekly (p.74) - "[A] confident, unflinching tour de force....CEREMONIALS genuinely rocks..." -- Grade: AEntertainment Weekly (p.100) - Ranked #5 in Entertainment Weekly's 'The Top 10 Albums Of 2011' -- "A big believer in Red Sea-parting melodrama, she's got the orchestral grandeur to pull it off."Magnet (p.55) - "There's a marked '80s quality to the production that invigorates the music and nudges it into a meatier realm."Q (Magazine) (p.118) - 5 stars out of 5 -- "CEREMONIALS is quite some achievement: an accomplished pop record infused with intelligence and imagination."13.47731

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Mojo (Publisher) (p.119) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "Rounder became one of the world's great labels, as this superb set illustrates....There's Gatemouth Brown's big band blues, Sleepy Le Beef's riotous rockabilly, and Flaco Jimenez's Tex-Mex.."Uncut (magazine) (p.88) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "[That it's] developed into one of the most important roots labels is a testament not just to their staying power but to a dogged pursuit of the indie aesthetic."13.52437

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The Wire (p.60) - "1984's monster hit 'Pass The Tu-Sheng Peng' was on every turntable in every dancehall on the island..."5.793647

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Q (Magazine) (p.96) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "Polished and distinctive, the Eastern influences elevate this."4.696768

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Rolling Stone (p.86) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "[The album] peaks with the cheery 'Till the End of the Day'..."Record Collector (magazine) (p.92) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "KONTROVERSY was built around 'Till The End Of The Day,' and found Ray in full world-weary mode."2.344354

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