- Summary: This debut LP for the electric English quartet was originally released in March 2001 to enough critical acclaim that Sony/Epic picked the album up for a re-release in the summer of 2002. Their sound combines harder-edged alt-rock with "shoegazing"-style noise manipulation.
- Record Label: Epic / Infectious
- Genre(s): Rock, Alternative
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Entertainment WeeklyA compelling collage of urgent and moody alt-rock. [28 June 2002, p.143]
Alternative PressFinelines serves up Everybody Oriented Rock, sure to be a hit with both the critics and the slamdancing fans who ignore them. [Aug 2002, p.72]
The GuardianThey tread a catchy path delineated by imploring vocals and shiny choruses that owe something to both Irish guitar-pups Ash and the Manic Street Preachers.
Positive: 8 out of 8
Mixed: 0 out of 8
Negative: 0 out of 8
MurphyHOct 18, 2003One of the best albums i have heard in the last year.......great vocals, lyrics, all around great cd. A must have for any MBV fans.
SamanthaCAug 26, 2005This album is the best i have bought for a long time, i play it all the time and never get bored with it. They have created an original and This album is the best i have bought for a long time, i play it all the time and never get bored with it. They have created an original and unique masterpiece in mho. Well done guys, can't wait for the next album !.… Expand
DaveVFeb 9, 2005One of my all-time favourite albums. Never gets old.
MarkMay 28, 2005One of the finest albums ever. My Vitriol have their own sound which only one word can describe... amazing.
Mar 1, 201216 tracks of pure indie guitar rock. This is a top guitar album full of great hooks and licks. More than half the record is instrumental with16 tracks of pure indie guitar rock. This is a top guitar album full of great hooks and licks. More than half the record is instrumental with very few standard verse chorus verse tracks. The vocals are the least prominent aspect of the band. "Always Your Way" and "Windows and Walls" are the stand out tracks for me. If you like My Bloody Valentines "Loveless", this is in a similar vein albeit not quite as good. The most disappointing thing about the band is that there never was a follow up to this.… Expand
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