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Spin (10/96, pp.135-136) - 7 (out of 10) - "...Still proudly displaying a 'socialism of the heart,' he's more interested than ever in how the politics of love and state affect the unseen choices of people just trying to get by..."Entertainment Weekly (9/20/96, pp.82-83) - "...Refreshing, grown-up, and cuddly all at the same time." - Rating: BQ (10/96, p.154) - 4 Stars (out of 5) - "...signals a significant return to his folk roots. The sound is more earthy and unfussy, the sentiment stripped down....Bragg's most sensitive set, mostly one-man playable, reflective paeans to a lost age..."Alternative Press (1/97, p.65) - 5 (out of 5) - "You know where you stand with Billy Bragg. A good tune, a few plays on words, strong sentiments and at least one classic song on every record....'Northern Industrial Town'...is as good a modern folk song as has been written lately..."Musician (2/97, p.124) - "Having become a parent since his last album five years ago, Bragg wants to balance his political and personal commitments....He's also a witty observer of the purely social..."NME (Magazine) (9/14/96, p.53) - 7 (out of 10) - "...Fatherhood--the event that's kept him out of pop so long--has clearly mellowed him. But this is no Dadrock album, it's more Kindlyunclerock: terminally old-fashioned yet always relevant; occasionally a bit of an embarrassment, but never likely to forget your birthday..."48.71171

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Spin (4/02, p.117) - 7 out of 10 - "...Bragg has whipped up another one of his trademark dilemmas: a worldbeat record about the terrors of globalization....ENGLAND's exoticism is offset by plenty of tough and tender ballads, and even the most stridently worldbeat numbers are joyous, well-made, and never patronizing..."Entertainment Weekly (3/8/02, p.74) - "...As always, he keeps one eye on class consciousness as he works the roots-pop angle..." - Rating: B-Q (3/02, p.116) - 3 stars out of 5 - "...It's more of an anti-Britpop album, a rail against a warm-beer-and-cricket version of Englishness....the music incorporates everything from ska to Afrobeat to Algerian folk song..."Alternative Press (4/02, p.68) - 9 out of 10 - "...ENGLAND feels like a jam session-bluesy keyboard lines and guitar riffs busk with soul-inflected harmonies, would-music percussion and complex, exotic rhythms..."Mojo (Publisher) (3/02, p.114) - "...This is Billy Bragg as known and loved by many..."29.22703

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Spin (4/02, p.117) - 7 out of 10 - "...Bragg has whipped up another one of his trademark dilemmas: a worldbeat record about the terrors of globalization....ENGLAND's exoticism is offset by plenty of tough and tender ballads, and even the most stridently worldbeat numbers are joyous, well-made, and never patronizing..."Entertainment Weekly (3/8/02, p.74) - "...As always, he keeps one eye on class consciousness as he works the roots-pop angle..." - Rating: B-Q (3/02, p.116) - 3 stars out of 5 - "...It's more of an anti-Britpop album, a rail against a warm-beer-and-cricket version of Englishness....the music incorporates everything from ska to Afrobeat to Algerian folk song..."Alternative Press (4/02, p.68) - 9 out of 10 - "...ENGLAND feels like a jam session-bluesy keyboard lines and guitar riffs busk with soul-inflected harmonies, would-music percussion and complex, exotic rhythms..."Mojo (Publisher) (3/02, p.114) - "...This is Billy Bragg as known and loved by many..."29.22703

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Alternative Press (4/95, p.96) - "...TAKING DRUGS reveals these blokes at their vital formative period. Seminal stuff..."0.669645

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Alternative Press (4/95, p.96) - "...TAKING DRUGS reveals these blokes at their vital formative period. Seminal stuff..."0.669645

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Uncut (magazine) (p.101) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "The two vocalist-keyboardist females, backed by three blokes, bring sparky attitude and an ability to disguise often darker messages as jolly frolics."0.4687515

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Entertainment Weekly (p.81) - "Rhythmically tricky acoustic arrangements showcase his soaring, sensitive-bloke vocals as he sings about starships and distant worlds."CMJ (p.36) - "LOVE is a headphones album; Adem's estimable magic is in the minutest details."0.401787

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Entertainment Weekly (p.81) - "Rhythmically tricky acoustic arrangements showcase his soaring, sensitive-bloke vocals as he sings about starships and distant worlds."CMJ (p.36) - "LOVE is a headphones album; Adem's estimable magic is in the minutest details."0.401787

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Mojo (Publisher) (p.112) - 3 stars out of 5 - "[T]here are softer, subtler electronic textures and a real sense of reflection....Out of the blustering powerpop, there's a beating heart steadily emerging."0.2963081

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Uncut (magazine) (p.73) - "Confident, streamlined jamming goes hand in hand with a subtly Scandinavian sense of humour..."0.2963081

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Uncut (p.107) - 4 stars out of 5 - "[T]hey sound magnificently otherworldly....An exotic, quixotic alternative to the current climate of bloke-rock orthodoxy."Magnet (p.91) - "The Casady sisters' voices whisper intimately, cheap drum machines back slow harp arpeggios, odd sounds surface and submerge."The Wire (p.55) - "NOAH'S ARK retains their beautiful otherness while coming across as more focused and confident."The Wire (p.45) - Included in The Wire's "2005 Rewind: 50 Records Of The Year."Mojo (Publisher) (p.102) - 4 stars out of 5 - "[T]he sisters make merry with harps, light operatic descants and witchy shrieking....CocoRosie sound, blissfully, like no one else."0.267858

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Q (3/02, p.131) - 4 stars out of 5 - "...For parents and kids both....Guthrie wrote so many great working man's anthems it's easy to forget thet the songs he wrote for his kids were equally touching..."0.2514257

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Alternative Press (12/00, p.128) - Included in AP's "10 Essential Comedy Albums" - "...Gutter humor that 'still' makes people uncomfortable..."0.2370465

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Vibe (p.152) - "[T]he London-based production team mixes blaring horns and cinematic effects..."Mojo (Publisher) (p.60) - Ranked #9 in Mojo's "Top Ten Urban Albums Of 2005."Mojo (Publisher) (p.112) - 4 stars out of 5 - "[S]titched together with dialogue snippets and chunks of Quincy Jones' THE LOST MAN score."0.2370465

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Spin (p.107) - "Scotland indie-rock forefathers Orange Juice were among the first to decide that camp rock might just be punker than punk rock."Uncut (p.118) - 5 stars out of 5 - "OJ's sound mostly came direct from The Velvet Underground....But in a manoeuvre that pretty much invented 'indie', OJ took that sound and divorced it from New York cool."Magnet (p.89) - "That THE GLASGOW SCHOOL is an essential historical document is unquestionable; that it's full of inventive, subversive, witty charm is undeniable."Paste (magazine) - "[B]rilliant but oft-overlooked....The album is a collection of singles, b-sides and rarities recorded in the late '70s/early '80s..."0.2370465

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"...Rich, consistent humour..." Sight and Sound "...Comic delight....Spangled with happy surprises and sharp acting..." -- 3 1/2 out of 4 stars USA Today "...[An] irresistible tale....Brightly acted and casually hilarious....It displays tenderness and respect on a par with its great humor..." New York Times "...Heart-warming fun with more serious undertones than you might have expected..." Los Angeles Times "...A lovable comedy....THE FULL MONTY belongs in the recent tradition of bittersweet films from Britain that depict working-class life..." Chicago Sun-Times0.2074157

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"...A lovable comedy....THE FULL MONTY belongs in the recent tradition of bittersweet films from Britain that depict working-class life..."Chicago Sun-Times "...Rich, consistent humour..."Sight and Sound "...Heart-warming fun with more serious undertones than you might have expected..."Los Angeles Times "...Comic delight....Spangled with happy surprises and sharp acting..." -- 3 1/2 out of 4 stars USA Today "...[An] irresistible tale....Brightly acted and casually hilarious....It displays tenderness and respect on a par with its great humor..."New York Times0.2074157

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Alternative Press (7/95, p.84) - Ranked #33 in AP's list of the `Top 99 Of '85-'95' - "...If it weren't for these blokes, it would be hard to imagine Pavement's charmed existence..."The Wire (p.68) - "The songs are big and beaty and alterno-disco primed, subversively in sync with prevailing trends."NME (Magazine) (10/2/93, p.29) - Ranked #95 in NME's list of the `Greatest Albums Of All Time.'NME (Magazine) (9/25/93, p.19) - Ranked #22 in NME's list of the `50 Greatest Albums Of The '80s.'Record Collector (magazine) (p.87) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "John Leckie's production feels well placed....The star here is the album....Exemplary work from all involved."Uncut (magazine) (p.98) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "Here, in all their menacing, utilitarian finery, is arguably the band's strongest configuration..."0.2008935

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Rolling Stone (10/12/00, p.89) - 3 stars out of 5 - "...Sleek modern folk....Gray proves that great songs sometimes require quiet acts of irreverence."Entertainment Weekly (1/19/01, p.85) - "...A restorative for those hungry for intimacy....an heir to Van Morrison..." - Rating: BQ (1/01, p.92) - Included in Q's "50 Best Albums of 2000".Q (8/00, p.118) - 4 stars out of 5 - "...A triumph of songcraft, with a huge emotive tug following from the spare acoustic textures. Gray's crusty, Dylan-esque voice shines throughout..."CMJ (5/00, p.24) - "...A stately, sophisticated album...Gray combines gentle guitar hooks and effusive string washes with warm, fluent beats on memorable songs....[A] magnificent accomplishment..."Mojo (Publisher) (7/00, p.124) - "...Mega-platinum in Ireland....Dominated by understated acoustic strumming and his warbling tenor, opener 'Please Forgive Me' is a dead ringer for mid-'70s Dylan..."NME (Magazine) (7/15/00, p.34) - 6 out of 10 - "...Given the decent songwriting showcased here, you suspect it couldn't have happened to a nicer bloke..."0.2008935

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Spin (p.92) - 4.5 stars out of 5 -- "UNTRUE deepens and expands his emotional range....All rain-slicked bass flicker, disembodied voices, and electronic drift..."Uncut (p.87) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "[T]exture, really, is the key here....UNTRUE forgoes meaty basslines and huge drops for a more holistic, complete approach to sound."The Wire (p.36) - Ranked #2 in The Wire's "Top Ten Records of the Year 2007" -- "On UNTRUE, Burial emerged even more ghostly than before....Underneath the gloom was a renewed sense of warmth and intimacy."The Wire (p.53) - "[With a] devastatingly effective sound palette, in which, over a constant industry of dubstep rhythms, clouds of synth billow with grainy, overwhelming toxicity, from the drains, the tenements, the skies."Q (Magazine) (p.108) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "UNTRUE lives in the present, its more complex moods showcasing the emotional range that marks Burial out as more than just another bloke with a computer."0.2008935

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Rolling Stone (10/12/00, p.89) - 3 stars out of 5 - "...Sleek modern folk....Gray proves that great songs sometimes require quiet acts of irreverence."Entertainment Weekly (1/19/01, p.85) - "...A restorative for those hungry for intimacy....an heir to Van Morrison..." - Rating: BQ (1/01, p.92) - Included in Q's "50 Best Albums of 2000".Q (8/00, p.118) - 4 stars out of 5 - "...A triumph of songcraft, with a huge emotive tug following from the spare acoustic textures. Gray's crusty, Dylan-esque voice shines throughout..."CMJ (5/00, p.24) - "...A stately, sophisticated album...Gray combines gentle guitar hooks and effusive string washes with warm, fluent beats on memorable songs....[A] magnificent accomplishment..."Mojo (Publisher) (7/00, p.124) - "...Mega-platinum in Ireland....Dominated by understated acoustic strumming and his warbling tenor, opener 'Please Forgive Me' is a dead ringer for mid-'70s Dylan..."NME (Magazine) (7/15/00, p.34) - 6 out of 10 - "...Given the decent songwriting showcased here, you suspect it couldn't have happened to a nicer bloke..."0.2008935

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Entertainment Weekly (4/18/97, p.69) - "...the Boo Radleys embody a post-RUBBER SOUL take. Prone to melodically fragmented, lyrically obtuse onslaughts, this foursome have been woefully underrecognized." - Rating: A-Alternative Press (5/97, p.66) - 5 (out of 5) - "...Guitarist/songwriter Martin Carr is as prolific as any ambient artist, but he writes songs, not soundscapes, that dig into your soul rather than soothe it..."Musician (5/97, p.87) - "...Nearly every song Carr has written breaks multiple rules of songwriting....The results are almost always messy and disjointed, but they're often thrilling as well....forgoing the friendliness of the Boo's last album...in favor of a denser, harder, more demanding sound..."0.1777849

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Spin - 4.5 stars out of 5 -- "THROUGHOUT GRINDERMAN 2, the guitars and violins pant and howl with a visceral, veteran's swagger. Late middle age has never sounded so thrilling."Alternative Press (p.113) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "Cave displays a delicate balance of teetering psychosis..."CMJ - "Cave's noisy, dentist-drill guitar work is still prominently featured, but occasionally it takes on pedal-warped psychedelic tones as the songs stretch out beyond the band's typical garage-rock template..."CMJ - "Cave's noisy, dentist-drill guitar work is still prominently featured, but occasionally it takes on pedal-warped psychedelic tones as the songs stretch out beyond the band's typical garage-rock template..."Mojo (Publisher) (p.91) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "Cave's take on the blues is to explore its heartbreak and neuroses as well as its braggadocio. Which gives plenty of scope for dark humour."Mojo (Publisher) (p.56) - Ranked #20 in Mojo's "The 50 Best Albums Of 2010" -- "Noisy, yes, but tender in it own way."Paste (magazine) - "The ragged nine-track album rages with songs that build from taut guitar jams to full-blown tantrums."Pitchfork (Website) - "Like much of Cave's work, there is an ominous sense of dread always creeping. But unlike previous work, there's a speed and intensity to GRINDERMAN 2 unheard before."Record Collector (magazine) (p.82) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "'Evil' provides the album's most extreme maelstrom, a monolith of coruscating guitars and shouting blokes..."Uncut (magazine) (p.86) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "The blues remain a touchstone...but GRINDERMAN 2 prefers to prowl rock's perimeter with Amon Duul II, Suicide and contemporary drone practitioners like Wooden Shjips."Uncut (magazine) (p.36) - Ranked #10 in Uncut's "The 50 Best Albums of 2010" -- "[The album] suggested Nick Cave took this terrifically rackety outfit just as seriously as his other work..."0.133929

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Spin - 4.5 stars out of 5 -- "THROUGHOUT GRINDERMAN 2, the guitars and violins pant and howl with a visceral, veteran's swagger. Late middle age has never sounded so thrilling."Alternative Press (p.113) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "Cave displays a delicate balance of teetering psychosis..."CMJ - "Cave's noisy, dentist-drill guitar work is still prominently featured, but occasionally it takes on pedal-warped psychedelic tones as the songs stretch out beyond the band's typical garage-rock template..."CMJ - "Cave's noisy, dentist-drill guitar work is still prominently featured, but occasionally it takes on pedal-warped psychedelic tones as the songs stretch out beyond the band's typical garage-rock template..."Mojo (Publisher) (p.91) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "Cave's take on the blues is to explore its heartbreak and neuroses as well as its braggadocio. Which gives plenty of scope for dark humour."Mojo (Publisher) (p.56) - Ranked #20 in Mojo's "The 50 Best Albums Of 2010" -- "Noisy, yes, but tender in it own way."Paste (magazine) - "The ragged nine-track album rages with songs that build from taut guitar jams to full-blown tantrums."Pitchfork (Website) - "Like much of Cave's work, there is an ominous sense of dread always creeping. But unlike previous work, there's a speed and intensity to GRINDERMAN 2 unheard before."Record Collector (magazine) (p.82) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "'Evil' provides the album's most extreme maelstrom, a monolith of coruscating guitars and shouting blokes..."Uncut (magazine) (p.86) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "The blues remain a touchstone...but GRINDERMAN 2 prefers to prowl rock's perimeter with Amon Duul II, Suicide and contemporary drone practitioners like Wooden Shjips."Uncut (magazine) (p.36) - Ranked #10 in Uncut's "The 50 Best Albums of 2010" -- "[The album] suggested Nick Cave took this terrifically rackety outfit just as seriously as his other work..."0.133929

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