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  • Summary: The Tears' debut album reunites Suede's Brett Anderson and Bernard Butler for the first time in over a decade.
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 14 out of 17
  2. Negative: 0 out of 17
  1. Here Come The Tears sounds like the best album that Suede never made, full of romantic, smouldering pop songs with a soaring depth to them.
  2. 84
    The duo has not lost their touch for writing memorable tunes. [#16, p.92]
  3. This is a compelling debut/reunion, with the two men seeming to push each other far more than any of their recent collaborators have.
  4. 70
    They have clearly been rejuvenated by this beguiling collaboration, producing their best work for years. [Jul 2005, p.110]
  5. As a whole, 'Here Come The Tears' is a welcome collection of songs, even if the sentiment of it all does become a little saccharine-queasy after a while.
  6. This isn't that far from the records Suede made without their errant guitarist. However, Anderson's familiar Bowie affectations sound all the more affecting with Butler chiming away.
  7. Butler's attempts at the old guitar dramatics are hopelessly overwrought. [Jul 2005, p.115]

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 39 out of 48
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 48
  3. Negative: 9 out of 48
  1. Taco
    Feb 19, 2007
    10
    Essential.
  2. Mandy-MayJ
    Jun 21, 2005
    10
    fantastic!
  3. FrantisekS
    Jun 17, 2005
    10
    This is the album with the vision... In this boring age with all the one-time-use xerox-bands, A+B offer something a little bit more This is the album with the vision... In this boring age with all the one-time-use xerox-bands, A+B offer something a little bit more sophisticated... Homer Simpson would say: "Well, it's like a donut. The fluffy dough of the Wall of Sound contains the marmalade of the pure rock." Expand
  4. fredb
    Jul 20, 2005
    10
    Amazing album. They are back in good form.
  5. NCHaze
    Jun 20, 2005
    9
    Better than the last 3 Suede albums, this much is for certain. 'Apollo 13' and 'Fallen Idol' rank among the pairs best Better than the last 3 Suede albums, this much is for certain. 'Apollo 13' and 'Fallen Idol' rank among the pairs best work. Be sure to hunt down instant-classic b-sides like 'Break Away', as well. Expand
  6. PatN
    Jun 16, 2005
    8
    This is a very enjoyable album, closer to Head Music than to Dog Man Star. It grows on you with every listen. I don't understand the This is a very enjoyable album, closer to Head Music than to Dog Man Star. It grows on you with every listen. I don't understand the hesitant 3 star ratings in MOJO, Uncut or Q - it's one of the best records of the year - so far Expand
  7. CosmoPrelog
    Jun 16, 2005
    0
    What do you want me to say? This is good??

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