Regeneration - The Divine Comedy
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8.8

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  1. May 5, 2011
    10
    A definite 10, as this is one of the few albums that has ever made me cry. Not even Radiohead has accomplished that, and they're my favorite band. Neil Hannon has some **** you have to listen to, not only for his lush sound but his absolutely beautiful lyrics. If this album doesn't speak to you, you have no soul.
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77

Generally favorable reviews - based on 11 Critics

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  1. Positive: 9 out of 11
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  1. The Divine Comedy are much more appealing in their vulnerability than they ever were in full cry.
  2. There's not a bad song to be found anywhere on this disc, and it remains engaging for nearly its entire duration, only falling into the background in a few isolated spots.
  3. By shedding the smirking artifice that served Casanova so well, and hiring producer Nigel Godrich, the Divine Comedy may be treading dangerously close to the sounds of countrymen Radiohead, but the Divine Comedy are smart enough to give listeners just enough lyrical bit to throw them off the scent.