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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. 70
    On Field Music Play they bring their brand of clever and excellent to other people's pop songs.
  3. 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.
  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.