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So far in the music press (aside from a somewhat glowing review in Q), this record has been much maligned in the like of the NME. On evidence I believe that this criticism is totally undeserved.
First of all, how does this record compare with its predecessor (Capture/Release)? Whereas the first record was full of witty, 3 minute raucous punk-pop gems, the new record exudes more ambition, with a richer, fuller sound (think the production of 'Computer love off the first album, but with added vitriol). However, this hasn't, as far as I'm concerned, dulled the appeal of the group at all.
From the first track, 'The World Was A Mess.....' you can tell that the same primal… Read more