Paradise - Slow Club
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  • Summary: The second album for the indie pop band was produced by Clor's Luke Smith.
  • Record Label: Moshi Moshi Records
  • Genre(s): Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock, Alternative Pop/Rock, Indie Pop, Twee Pop
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  1. Positive: 17 out of 17
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 17
  3. Negative: 0 out of 17
  1. If you have the patience to wait and persevere until Paradise fully blossoms with you into something spectacular, rest assured, it will be a record that won't stop giving when it finally does.
  2. Sep 12, 2011
    90
    Paradise is the sound of a more mature and confident Slow Club, but without losing that adorable edge that's so vital to them. Start clearing some space at the top of those 'Best of 2011' lists, for this is sure to figure.
  3. Sep 12, 2011
    80
    These songs rest quite naturally between the forlorn, heartbroken ballads, making this an album of exceptional and understated maturity and beauty. Sadness has rarely felt this good.
  4. Sep 12, 2011
    80
    It's not sonically unique. Yet there's a charm here.
  5. Sep 22, 2011
    80
    Charming without being cloying, Paradise is the work of a band beginning to stretch their wings.
  6. Sep 13, 2011
    76
    Slow Club dials into emotions without having to be overbearing. There is plenty of substance to latch onto on this album that leaves you wanting more.
  7. Sep 12, 2011
    70
    There's a clearly dynamism between the couple, resulting in a unified performance and all that lets them down is a weakness in some of the songs, where a greater commercial edge might have initiated more interest. Sophisticated Steel City pop.

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