- Record Label: Savoy Jazz / Sanctuary
- Release Date: Jan 24, 2006
BillboardThe trio has fine-tuned its sound, making it more complex and compelling. [14 Jan 2006]
MojoWell before David Essex provides a gruff guest turn on Relocate, you are entirely won over by this record, brimming with music from a postcode synonymous with class. [Jul 2005, p.106]
Q MagazineThree tracks in you realise with horror that [it] is a concept album. Worse, it's a concept album of kitchen-sink dramas about Tony The Milkman and Doris The Housewife set to Saint Etienne's dated indie disco. [Jul 2005, p.120]
JaimeZMay 23, 2006With any dubt about it, this is the first conceptual album from Saint Etienne and the best. Ethereal, danceable, nocturnal.
DuncanMJun 23, 2005This is the sound of London on a sunny holiday weekend. This is such a happy, cool, charming record. It makes me smile every time I listen to it.
BenSOct 23, 2005I bought Foxbase Alpha as a 15 year old in 1991, and now with this album they come up with a track like Teenage Winter that leaves me I bought Foxbase Alpha as a 15 year old in 1991, and now with this album they come up with a track like Teenage Winter that leaves me yearning to be back in that moment. This album is stunning and, I think, their best. Hope it's not the last.… Expand
CalvinHobbesJun 30, 2005This is the album for my next lazy days on a beach in the southest italian island... (I also bought Cooder's Chavez Ravine: wonderful).
JeffTApr 10, 2006I admit, TFTH is not an easy listen. But oh, did it ever grow on me (Ok, well not the bizaare "Relocate" -- thank GOD it was removed from US I admit, TFTH is not an easy listen. But oh, did it ever grow on me (Ok, well not the bizaare "Relocate" -- thank GOD it was removed from US version)!! Now it's one of my favorite albums of the year!… Expand
JasonLJan 31, 2006Very good, very smooth with a couple of standouts. Q Magazine should be dumped from Metacritic. Who writes this drivel?
ToddRFeb 7, 2006Stiff, stodgy, and heavily dated, this album is perfect proof that they should've retired years ago.
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