- Summary: Howie Beck produced this latest studio outing for the Toronto singer-songwriter, who is also a member of Broken Social Scene. Many members of that band guest on this record, including Emily Haines and Kevin Drew.
- Record Label: Arts & Crafts
- Genre(s): Indie, Rock, Singer-Songwriter
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FilterIt's a roots record unashamed of its roots, derivative maybe only because it's so unabashedly traditional. [#19, p.102]
Paste MagazineCollett dispenses with the mundane conventions of the singer/songwriter genre as he forges portraits both intimate and worldly over engaging arrangements and lyrics. [Apr/May 2006, p.115]
Under The RadarOne of the greatest singer-songwriter albums to come out of Canada in the last ten years. [#12, p.90]
[Anonymous]May 6, 2006Solid, Top to bottom
ERisenFeb 20, 2006In a word: Awesome
RonHMar 1, 2006Very nice album. Can't wait to listen to this one in the sunshine.
EvanSFeb 27, 2006A lovely, happy-bright and fully realized album.
CablesMar 6, 2006Surprisingly polished but immediately friendly in comparison to the latest effort from broken social scene. A very powerful pop album.
ZachFSep 19, 2006On Idols of Exile, Jason Collett shows an exceptionally mature and sophisticated singer-songwriter divergence from his work on Broken Social On Idols of Exile, Jason Collett shows an exceptionally mature and sophisticated singer-songwriter divergence from his work on Broken Social Scene's self-titled album. With help from the rest of the Arts and Crafts pool, Collet creates masterful vocal and instrumental arrangements reminiscent of Wilco's A Ghost Is Born, though Idols proves to be an even more traditionally based take on the Indie-Alt-Country angle. A terrific release and a wonderful new asset for the growing Arts and Crafts empire.… Expand
AmericoMar 3, 2006déjà vu ...
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