Alternative PressFuse[s] the best parts of '60s rock and '90s rock without sounding dated (see Oasis) or contrived (paging Franz Ferdinand). [Jan 2005, p.113]
Entertainment WeeklyBlithe blues boogies for the tumbleweeds set. [22 Oct 2004, p.95]
SpinThey find a woolly warmth and loopy generosity few English art-rockers have stumbled upon since the first Beta Band record. [Dec 2004, p.124]
Inevitably, how they treat their dominant influences is what separates the Zutons from the Coral. While the Coral have yet to truly define their sound, The Zutons can bounce from funk, to zoot-suit swing (“Dirty Dancehall”) to alt-country (“Remember Me”) and yet have that tangible, original quality to their music that makes for an impressively cohesive debut album.
BlenderWeird, hook-filled, and irresistible. [Nov 2004, p.146]
KimmyHOct 30, 2007This is my all-time favorite album.
GOJan 10, 2005One of the best albums of 2004. Enjoyed immensly. Some tracks do stand out more than others such as "confusion", "remember me" and "moons and One of the best albums of 2004. Enjoyed immensly. Some tracks do stand out more than others such as "confusion", "remember me" and "moons and horror shows". Each song is totally different to the next.… Expand
PawadeeSApr 24, 2005I think The Zutons awesome, I love all of their songs!!!!
slobodanApr 1, 2005Very, very good
KatyJul 21, 2005The Zutons are great. Each song has a differednt sound that is great in its own way. best of all they sound different than most other bands The Zutons are great. Each song has a differednt sound that is great in its own way. best of all they sound different than most other bands that are out today.… Expand
skelly2010May 2, 2007I first encountered this band when they opened for Keane at a show i attended. They have long outlasted Keane in my music collection. A fine album.
JohnFDec 31, 2004Utterly ridiculous; by the time the disc ends, we are left wondering, "Who really did kill the Zutons? I WANT TO KNOW, DAMMIT!"
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