- Summary: The Manchester, England band reunites with producer Steve Osborne for their sophomore album, following 2000's 'Lost Souls,' which launched them into stardom in both the U.S. and U.K. "There Goes the Fear" is the lead single.
- Record Label: Heavenly
- Genre(s): Rock, Alternative, Britpop
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UncutDoves have delivered, with honesty and affection. All other guitar bands this year will seem like a scratchy sideshow. [Jun 2002, p.110]
Alternative PressThis is a dazzling and haunting disc. [Aug 2002, p.74]
MojoLast Broadcast is visceral, pulsing, uplifting, widescreen but has none of the bluster that would tip its forbears into self-parody. [May 2002, p.108]
Most of these songs sound like they're taking down whole walls of your average sonic cathedral and replacing them with huge stained-glass windows with a billion pieces in a hundred thousand colours that sparkle like angel's tears when the sun hits them, like. Yes, it is a bit evangelical. It's reverent.
Q MagazineIt's a deeply Manchester album: melodic yet substantial, uplifting and acceptable to football fan and student alike. [May 2002, p.109]
BenR.Aug 20, 2002Outstanding, could not fault it in any way, can't understand why this is not sitting proudly at the top of the album charts mind you Outstanding, could not fault it in any way, can't understand why this is not sitting proudly at the top of the album charts mind you sales levels rarely matches quality.… Expand
[Anonymous]May 27, 2002this album isn't overproduced like Oasis' be here now. Are you deaf?
OnderO.Apr 9, 2008This is the best Manchester dark band then joy divisions' lp's.
MacMOct 8, 2002Zero competition for album of 2002 so far. Surpasses Lost Souls by a slender mile and is great in every way possible.
LaurenOAug 24, 2005This is album is class! It has so many different qualities, it can be haunting, happy, relaxing and rocky. It has a song to fit every emotion This is album is class! It has so many different qualities, it can be haunting, happy, relaxing and rocky. It has a song to fit every emotion and can be a very comforting album when you need it, one of my favourite ever albums!… Collapse
DavidS.Jul 12, 2007Brilliant album. As was Lost Souls. There Goes The Fear must be one of the most perfectly crafted songs of the last decade. An album to come Brilliant album. As was Lost Souls. There Goes The Fear must be one of the most perfectly crafted songs of the last decade. An album to come back to time and again.… Expand
BenD.May 10, 2002Horribly overblown and pompus - much like the overproduced "Be Here Now" by Oasis... avoid!
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