MojoA musical odyssey across a real and imagined landscape of mountains and cities, dreams and memories. [May 2005, p.95]
Entertainment WeeklyThey remain one of rock's most pleasurable hand-me-down discoveries. [29 Apr 2005, p.148]
MagnetTheir best record since reuniting. [#68, p.95]
UncutThe band sounds re-energised by an idea of the city, the marketplace, pop ambition. [May 2005, p.102]
The strategy is the same: start with a basic, inoffensive and unambitious melody, repeat it over and over again, toss on a few scatting horns (between three and five notes only, please, and let’s keep dissonance to a minimum) and whatever other trinkets are in the studio, and voila! An instantly forgettable pop breeze.
dretekMay 13, 2005wow consistently delivers
RebeccaMJun 21, 2005Good to the marrow.
Oct 7, 2015This review contains spoilers, click expand to view. "I blow the dust from your lips and beg forgiveness/But there's too much moonlight on your skin/I rise and face the day/Another weary sinner/I can't feel your touch in the blaze of noon
from "The Statue"
Never far from my mind.… Expand
BJMay 8, 2005Possibly their best album of their career, an amazing return to form.
HamishWJun 6, 2005The best of the reformed G-Bs albums by some distance and almost back to the brilliance of Liberty Belle etc
StevenPMay 12, 2005Return to form after a couple of weaker albums.
MikeLMay 5, 2005sucks
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