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Entertainment Weekly (10/3/03, pp.72-3) - "The English singer-songwriter's third release speaks volumes on the potent, beautiful mess that is love..." - Rating: B+0.5838675

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Rolling Stone (2/19/04, p.70) - 3 stars out of 5 - "[An] utterly bizarre, beautiful mess of a debut."0.5838675

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Spin (p.88) - "Jules' croon remains one of the most beautiful messes in contemporary music..." -- Grade: B-Entertainment Weekly (p.75) - "If it feels more like a showcase of new approaches and ideas than of perfectly turned songs, it's still a hot ride." - Grade: B+Q (p.121) - Ranked #40 in Q Magazine's "100 Greatest Albums of 2006" -- "[F]rontman Julian Casablancas still sounded remarkably surly."Uncut (p.68) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "FIRST IMPRESSIONS...is the sound of a group coming back to earth after a remarkable rocket-ride and knuckling down to their task."Magnet (p.113) - "The drum-less, string-adorned 'Ask Me Anything' is a beautiful mid-record palate cleanser."Mojo (Publisher) (p.88) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "[Electricityscape] is a dalliance with rock bombast that actually works, its pummelling drums, cyclical guitar strafes and urban melodrama channelling the spirit of Springsteen's 'Born To Run'."0.2189503

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Spin (p.88) - "Jules' croon remains one of the most beautiful messes in contemporary music..." -- Grade: B-Entertainment Weekly (p.75) - "If it feels more like a showcase of new approaches and ideas than of perfectly turned songs, it's still a hot ride." - Grade: B+Q (p.121) - Ranked #40 in Q Magazine's "100 Greatest Albums of 2006" -- "[F]rontman Julian Casablancas still sounded remarkably surly."Uncut (p.68) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "FIRST IMPRESSIONS...is the sound of a group coming back to earth after a remarkable rocket-ride and knuckling down to their task."Magnet (p.113) - "The drum-less, string-adorned 'Ask Me Anything' is a beautiful mid-record palate cleanser."Mojo (Publisher) (p.88) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "[Electricityscape] is a dalliance with rock bombast that actually works, its pummelling drums, cyclical guitar strafes and urban melodrama channelling the spirit of Springsteen's 'Born To Run'."0.2189503

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Dirty Linen (p.68) - "Paul is a good storyteller and a fine guitarist, who knows how to convey emotion and, often enough, conjure up a catchy melody."0.125036

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Entertainment Weekly (10/27/95, pp.94-95) - "...Newman obviously favors the Devil, and besides playing him, he gets most of the New Orleans shuffles. Eat your soul out, Andrew Lloyd Webber." - Rating: AUncut (6/03, p.113) - 3 stars out of 5 - "...There's no denying the quality and bite of the songwriting on display here..."Musician (11/95, p.87) - "...a bit of a mess...but a likeable one....a very modern FAUST--the Devil is kind of personable, Faust is a schmuck, and God just wants to have fun."New York Times (Publisher) (1/6/96, p.C16) - Included in Stephen Holden's list of the Top 10 Albums of `95 - "...includes his most corrosively funny songs in more than two decades..."0.1527518

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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..."0.1216088

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Rolling Stone (1/4/01, p.114) - Included in Rolling Stone's "Top 50 Albums of 2000".Rolling Stone (6/22/00, pp.127-8) - 3.5 stars out of 5 - "...A strange, category-evading rock record, a mystery disc of gravity and low humor, of punk aggression and love-bead contentment....improving on the strengths of [their] first album and shooting into areas that you wouldn't expect..."Spin (1/01, p.73) - Ranked #8 in Spin's "Top 20 Albums of the Year [2000]" - "...Mysteriously beautiful, smartly stoopid psychedelic jams, complete with jet planes and monsters..."Q (1/01, p.93) - Included in Q's "50 Best Albums of 2000".Q (9/00, p.111) - 4 stars out of 5 - "...[A] mighty record....[They] may well have a sleeper hit on their hands..."Uncut (10/00, p.88) - 4 stars out of 5 - "...A revved-up jet engine of twisted Sabbath riffs and taut Krautrock rhythms..."Magnet (8-9/00, p.88) - "...Sublime....there's sufficient skronk'n'wail to keep your bong well-stuffed..."CMJ (5/29/00, p.3) - "...Continues to broaden [their] scope while introducing some experimental chutzpah to their sound....Fuzz guitar hero Josh Homme keeps listeners on their toes....successfully employing pop-flavored enhancements....markedly different from [their] debut..."Melody Maker (6/27/00, p.75) - 4 stars out of 5 - "...No mess. No fuss. Just 12 songs of good, solid rock. Rock with all the [b.s.] stripped away....100 per cent unapologetic metal..."Kerrang (Magazine) (p.52) - "[A]n 11-step guide to hedonistic heaven..."Mojo (Publisher) (p.61) - Ranked #47 in Mojo's "100 Modern Classics" -- "[M]aking their unique sound -- as relentless as metal, as eerily groovy as Can -- one of the world's most envied."Mojo (Publisher) (p.110) - 5 stars out of 5 -- "RATED R leaps instantly out of its genre packet into a world where polka rhythms, free jazz and punk rock ramalama share airspace with repetitive Kraut-metal riffing..."Mojo (Publisher) (9/00, p.91) - "...[They] can really kick it like The Stooges did, like Black Flag, The MC5 and Nirvana....you can't help but be smitten..."NME (Magazine) (12/30/00, p.77) - Rated #1 in NME's "Top 50 Albums Of The Year".NME (Magazine) (6/3/00, p.40) - 9 out of 10 - "...A heady mix of speed-addled punk rock, huge, sky-filling psychedelic majesty and sex-crazed black humor....It's just the best, most important rock album for years....The new rock royalty have come to claim their throne..."Pitchfork (Website) - "[O]ne of the last great modern hard rock records and something deceptively tuneful, groove-bitten, and even melancholic."Uncut (magazine) (p.105) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "There's an almost mathematical precision to the freak-outs like 'Better Living Through Chemistry'."0.09276742

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