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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..."51.45912

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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..."30.87547

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Alternative Press (4/95, p.96) - "...TAKING DRUGS reveals these blokes at their vital formative period. Seminal stuff..."0.670644

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Alternative Press (4/95, p.96) - "...TAKING DRUGS reveals these blokes at their vital formative period. Seminal stuff..."0.670644

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Melody Maker (10/5/96, p.49) - "...a blast through American life as seen trhough the eyes of four `wacky' blokes. Song topics range from alcoholism to farm machinery and make for an all-round bumper wheeze..."0.4694508

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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."0.4694508

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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."0.4023864

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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."0.4023864

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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."0.3281063

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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."0.3281063

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Uncut (magazine) (p.73) - "Confident, streamlined jamming goes hand in hand with a subtly Scandinavian sense of humour..."0.3281063

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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..."0.2784075

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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."0.2682576

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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."0.2682576

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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..."0.2624851

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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..."0.2011932

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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..."0.2011932

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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."0.2011932

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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..."0.2011932

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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..."0.1341288

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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..."0.1341288

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