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  • Summary: The covers album from the British indie rock duo includes songs from Syd Barrett, The Beatles, John Cale, Leonard Cohen, Pet Shop Boys, Roxy Music, and Robert Wyatt.
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  1. Nov 29, 2012
    80
    Field Music honor these songs by bringing the same bold commitment they bring to their own writing. [Dec 2012, p.105]
  2. Nov 29, 2012
    70
    Play might be a bit of a thrown together casserole of tracks, but it's an enjoyable one that only the coldest hipster would begrudge the Brewises.
  3. 70
    On Field Music Play they bring their brand of clever and excellent to other people's pop songs.
  4. Nov 29, 2012
    70
    The result is a tight, neat little package of postcard pop, as radio-friendly as ever, embossed with Field Music's auteur sound.
  5. Nov 29, 2012
    68
    There is dark humor and interesting angles--even joy--to be found in basic realities and mundane commitments.