by Gaz Coombes
- Record Label: Virgin
- Release Date: Jan 13, 2023
- Summary: The fourth full-length solo release for former Supergrass frontman Gaz Coombes was produced with Ian Davenport.
- Record Label: Virgin
- Genre(s): Pop/Rock
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Positive: 10 out of 10
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Jan 30, 2023The band’s intoxicating, questing spirit throbs through the strongest suite of music Coombes has assembled in 20 years.
Jan 11, 2023While the off-kilter rhythms and cowbells of ‘This Love’ give way to a central chorus line that’s almost Bowie-esque. They’re big reference points but ‘Turn The Car Around’ uses them masterfully to drive down its own sonic motorway.
Jan 17, 2023It is the finest achievement of Coombes’ solo career so far, a magnificent record – and the feeling still persists that there is more to come.
MojoJan 11, 2023While Long Live The Strange turns the outsiderism of Supergrass's Strange Ones into an anthem, with bonus chorale. The rest is more soul-searching, but with instrumental structuring and melodic grace of satisfying excellence. [Feb 2023, p.82]
Jan 11, 2023This is a thoughtful, and thought-provoking, set of songs from a writer whose responses to the world around him illustrate an ever-deepening maturity, which is intriguing to chart across his four solo releases to date.
Jan 13, 2023It’s a fearless, intricately crafted and sonically expansive body of work that effortlessly showcases why he’s one of the UK’s most talented songwriters.
Jan 13, 2023Coombes, a quite masterful musical auteur after three decades in the game, skillfully navigates the record away from one long mid-life nightmare. ... it’s another hugely satisfying listen.
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