6 of 6 people found the following review helpful
Bought some of his tickets for something to do on a friday night and thought i should at least get his album too, and i have to say, this is one of the best and most original albums i have heard in a while.
Its got a great sound to it, untouched by anyone but him and recorded in his parents garage, he's really hard to pin down musically as he has so many different influences. Grungy, rocky, electronica is as close as i can get, but you really do have to hear the album.
The best track is 'nothing but green lights', but they're all great. Most of it sounds even better live and he's interesting to watch on stage too. Kinda reminds me a bit of Beck.
I urge you, no order you, to get the… Read more
3 of 5 people found the following review helpful
As the title suggests, unless you have no soul, there is no reason why you shouldn't love this album.
You have the perfect mix of beautifully thoughtfull (my favourite, Wild Wood), the up-tempo (my other favourite, Weaver) and the wonderfully mellow and mildly quirky (my other other favourite, Moon on your Pyjamas).
It is also one of the most perfectly pieced and well judged albums I have ever heard (the come down after Weaver is just perfect). This is the paradigm of all that is Paul Weller, even more so than Stanley Road, and is one of the most grounded, natural and honest albums you could own.
Everybody, and I mean EVERYBODY, should own a copy of this and should play it whenever… Read more