I Will Set You Free - Barry Adamson
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  • Summary: The former member of Magazine and Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds releases his 10th solo album.
  • Record Label: Central Control
  • Genre(s): Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock, Alternative Pop/Rock, Punk Blues, Experimental Rock, Alternative Singer/Songwriter
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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 6 out of 13
  2. Negative: 0 out of 13
  1. Mar 6, 2012
    90
    Tunes that are both brainy and catchy, full of life.
  2. Feb 14, 2012
    80
    The songwriting is always of a high quality. [Mar 2012, p.79]
  3. Apr 6, 2012
    80
    Barry Adamson, formerly of Magazine and The Bad Seeds, has released his most commercial-friendly album to date.
  4. Feb 15, 2012
    60
    All over the place, he takes you along for an engaging ride. [Feb 2012, p.97]
  5. Feb 27, 2012
    60
    There's more down the line, heart-on-the-sleeve songcraft secreted, near-guiltily, in the album's latter half. [Mar 2012, p.99]
  6. Feb 23, 2012
    60
    There's much substance with the employment of piano, organ, synthesiser, guitar and horn solos, but the actual song structures and vocal performances don't share this same level of achievement.
  7. Mar 21, 2012
    40
    It'd make great music for a trendy lounge bar hoping to give off an edgy vibe.

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