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  • Summary: The fourth full-length release for the New Zealand pop artist James Milne was produced by Mike Fabulous.
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  1. Aug 5, 2016
    80
    This is the first Lawrence Arabia album that fully reaches the promise shown by the first three albums, the first that works from start to finish, and the first that edges Milne close to the rarefied air his heroes occupy.
  2. Uncut
    Aug 5, 2016
    70
    His fourth album as Lawrence Arabia cuts the potential sugariness of strings-embellished, '60s-influenced pop with reflective, often bracingly direct lyrics and wry humour, but sensibly, no sardonic edge. [Sep 2016, p.69]
  3. Aug 5, 2016
    60
    It’s an album engulfed by bittersweet nostalgia.
  4. 60
    It’s well-wrought and entertaining for the most part, though there are moments, as in “The Palest Of Them All”, when the archness becomes top-heavy and capsizes the song.
  5. Mojo
    Aug 5, 2016
    60
    Absolute Truth rights the ship with enough whistling milkman melodies to sink the Titanic. [Sep 2016, p.95]
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