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  • Summary: Produced by Ian Broudie, the second solo release for the British singer includes songs co-written with Andy Partridge and Paul Weller.
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  1. Positive: 6 out of 13
  2. Negative: 0 out of 13
  1. Dec 11, 2013
    80
    This isn't a dogged re-creation of the past, the work of an artist concerned with painting within the lines, this is an album of celebration of groovy sounds that is pretty hard to resist.
  2. Jun 17, 2013
    80
    It's a predictable sound, though there's a thrilling intensity here. [Jul 2013, p.110]
  3. Jun 17, 2013
    80
    A thoroughly charming patchwork of neo-'60s rock. [Jul 2013, p.82]
  4. May 30, 2013
    60
    At times, he runs out of ideas, but that shouldn’t detract from the fact that he is clearly going somewhere--even if that might be more often than not the past.
  5. Its chances are boosted by Ian Broudie's bright, bold production, but, apart from one obligatory Beatlesy ballad, it's full of route-one glam-rock stompers with not a single interesting or original twist and lazy stuff-that-rhymes lyrics.
  6. Jun 13, 2013
    50
    It’s a dispiriting affair--a mishmash of glam rock, lad rock and heavier indie rock that fails to ignite.
  7. 40
    Too much of the material sounds formulaic, most noticeably a Strokes pastiche, Darkness in Our Hearts, and the Verve-by-numbers Out of Control.

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  1. Jun 30, 2013
    10
    So much better than that Kanye West rubbish that came out this week. Another album of great tracks from Miles, the stylish king of the mods.So much better than that Kanye West rubbish that came out this week. Another album of great tracks from Miles, the stylish king of the mods. Do yourself a favour. Expand
  2. Sep 1, 2013
    6
    When Miles does something well, he does it really well. There are enough good songs on this album to keep even the non-mods happy. 'Give Up'When Miles does something well, he does it really well. There are enough good songs on this album to keep even the non-mods happy. 'Give Up' stands out as a sure fire chart topper. As do 'Taking Over' and the title single. The tracks that Weller worked on are apparent enough, with a very 60s feel to them. The rest is rather forgettable though. Jolly good effort Expand