Captain Oatwright

Helpful votes received on reviews: 70% (21 of 30)
Location: YORK, North Yorkshire United Kingdom


Top Reviewer Ranking: 1,314,574 - Total Helpful Votes: 21 of 30
The Weight Of Your Love ~ Editors
5 of 6 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A real grower, 7 Aug 2013
I agree so much with those reviews that say this album improves with listens. I have all their albums and this is definitely the most consistently good across all tracks- their first two albums had stand out songs but the odd song you would skip. Their third, IMO, was not my favourite - at it's best, stunning (You Dont Know Love/The Boxer) but the extra tracks being noisy horrible affairs in contrast. This 4th album is much better- just a pleasure to listen and every track a masterpiece. You can tell it's been we'll honed over a longer period. My favourites being Sugar, The Phone Book and the bristling pop song Formaldehyde. Least favourite probably the slightly plodding Bird of Prey- good… Read more
John Shuttleworth -Southern Softies [DVD] <b>DVD</b> ~ Graham Fellows
Ooph..John and Ken are up to their antics again down south. it's well worth seeing, so funny in parts, some good new ditties including the title song and a few more!
Viva La Vida Or Death And All His Friends (Gatefol&hellip ~ Coldplay
0 of 3 people found the following review helpful
Great album, but is missing the polish of X&Y. The additional, untitled "double" tracks disturb the fluidy of the listen imo.
Viva la Vida is the standout track, I also particularly like Lovers In Japan.
After listening for a week I took X&Y off the shelf and played objectively - it's still the band at their peak (with the exception of the sickly Fix You - which thank goodness the new album doesn't repeat!)