|Say you to me You're a bird with an eye for anything shiny Searching the land for a hero of a man You say I need More than my fair share of...||See the rest of the song lyrics|
There's another side to the jaunty guitars and multi-tracked choruses that sometimes make Tunstall sound like she's singing an orange juice advert.... 'Beauty of Uncertainty' and the closer 'Paper Aeroplane' are stark and moody etudes as far removed from, say, Dido as it's possible to get.
TSep 25, 2007A brilliant variety of more rockier tracks to quieter acoustic ballads, well done KT.
BDOct 9, 2007Fantastic
LucaD.Sep 18, 2007It's a great pop CD, probably not at the same levels of Eye To The Telescope, but really enjoyable!
Aug 24, 2010An amazingly flawless album; although I personally didn't like the slower sounds of "Beauty of Uncertainty" and "Paper Aeroplane", they wereAn amazingly flawless album; although I personally didn't like the slower sounds of "Beauty of Uncertainty" and "Paper Aeroplane", they were still very good songs.
Highlights include (but are not limited to) If Only, Funnyman, Hold On, Hopeless, I Don't Want You Now and Saving My Face. As you can tell, thats 6 songs. Half the album. The entire album is a masterpiece. It is rare that me, as a Metacritic user, often gets to use those words positively. Most of the album is high up on my iTunes Top 25 most played list, from my library of over 2,000. KT is a brilliantly talented singer and musician, and I'm dying to hear her 3rd album, coming out in September of this year (2010, for when 2011 comes around).
9/10. Why? Because I just feel, ever so slightly at the back of my mind that songs like White Bird could have had an extra added layer of power. However, I only knock 1 mark off for this, because it matters so little; the songs are all still amazing. A must- have.… Expand
NeilR.Oct 25, 2007Not quite as good as the first album, but the first few tracks are extremely singalongtoable, and she varies her style elegantly (though, Not quite as good as the first album, but the first few tracks are extremely singalongtoable, and she varies her style elegantly (though, again, the album as a whole sounds similar to the previous).… Expand
WilliamV.Sep 17, 2007I don't know about this CD... it seems somethings missing.
eastsideSep 17, 2007This represents everything that is wrong with music. how in the world did this person get a major label contract? schlocky lyrics, crummy This represents everything that is wrong with music. how in the world did this person get a major label contract? schlocky lyrics, crummy vocals and minor league musicianship. this is the album your mom would buy if she was deaf.… Expand
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