Fab Four Suture - Stereolab
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  • Summary: All 12 songs on the band's first album in two years have been released as singles.
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 17 out of 22
  2. Negative: 0 out of 22
  1. 90
    Compare this latest instalment of vivid, left-wing existentialist pop with past triumphs like Mars Audiac Quintet and Emperor Tomato Ketchup, and it's every bit as good. [Apr 2006, p.102]
  2. 80
    The album captures the band's unmistakable sound but they've also added some new flavors. [May 2006, p.91]
  3. Vintage Stereolab. [#13, p.95]
  4. Not mind-blowing, but still a worthy trip. [10 Mar 2006, p.69]
  5. It appears that the recording regime involved in focusing on a series of 7-inch singles rather than a new album has brought back some of the old creative spark.
  6. Like all their best recordings, it sounds both like a “typical Stereolab album” and like nothing they’ve done before.
  7. With no fresh ideas or strong melodies to lighten the mood, [Sadier's] icy hauteur makes for bland and featureless listening. [Apr 2006, p.120]

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 4 out of 4
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 4
  3. Negative: 0 out of 4