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  • Summary: Produced by Dom Morley, Colin MacIntyre's fourth full-length release as Mull Historical Society is about the cities that inspired him the most: Glasgow, London, and New York.
  • Record Label: Xtra Mile Recordings
  • Genre(s): Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock, Alternative Pop/Rock, Indie Pop, Neo-Psychedelia
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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 2 out of 4
  2. Negative: 0 out of 4
  1. Apr 19, 2012
    80
    It's 10 years since MHS were hailed as the next big thing, and with this album MacIntyre may finally repay those hopes. [Feb 2012, p.108]
  2. May 9, 2012
    70
    City Awakenings feels like it belongs to the short-lived era when Travis were the biggest band in Britain, but it's still a charming return from one of Scottish pop's unsung heroes.
  3. Mar 22, 2012
    60
    A bustling, concise and sunny affair. [Apr 2012, p.88]
  4. Apr 26, 2012
    60
    City Awakenings mostly retains the meatier arrangements of MacIntyre's solo work. [Feb 2012, p. 92]