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  • Summary: The Brighton-based trio, led by producer and former DJ Fin "Fink" Greenall, release a fourth album of folk-y electro-pop.
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  1. Positive: 4 out of 7
  2. Negative: 0 out of 7
  1. Jul 29, 2011
    80
    Perfect Darkness is rather special.
  2. Jul 29, 2011
    80
    His fourth album often achieves such loveliness you don't want it to end.
  3. Jul 29, 2011
    70
    On Perfect Darkness, Fink sticks to the excellent template he developed around 2006, and in its best moments, the record offers sounds on par with anything off his previous two records: the same taut folky guitar, the same delicate grooves, and the same quiet, reserved vocals all rolled into one laconic, low-key package.
  4. Aug 3, 2011
    70
    While these songs are steeped in the strummed acoustic guitar and tender strings we associate with folk, they deal with contemporary concerns.
  5. Jul 15, 2011
    60
    Perfect Darkness further reinforces his reputation as the closest there is to a latter-day John Martyn. [Jul 2011, p.102]
  6. Jul 29, 2011
    60
    Perfect Darkness becomes half a dip in lukewarm water, when it should be a moody walk on a cloudy day.
  7. Aug 5, 2011
    50
    Although Perfect Darkness offers nothing new, for fans of Fink's distinctive approach to extreme unplugged delivery, it hits the spot.
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 1 out of 1
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 1
  3. Negative: 0 out of 1
  1. Jul 21, 2011
    7
    Since this was my first introduction to Fink I didnâ