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  • Audio CD (10 Mar. 2014)
  • Deluxe Edition edition
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Format: Deluxe Edition
  • Label: RCA
  • ASIN: B00HDN1LGO
  • Other Editions: Vinyl  |  MP3 Download
  • Average Customer Review: 4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (479 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 2,740 in Music (See Top 100 in Music)

Track Listings

Disc: 1

  1. Can't Rely on You
  2. Mouth to Mouth
  3. Take Me
  4. Only Love Can Hurt Like This
  5. Other Woman
  6. Taste My Own Tears
  7. Trouble with My Baby
  8. The Bigger You Love (The Harder You Fall)
  9. Impossible Heart
  10. Love Only Leaves You Lonely
  11. It's The Not Knowing
  12. Can't Rely on You [Live from the Kitchen]Pharrell Williams
  13. Trouble with My Baby [Live from the Living Room] Paloma Faith / Andrea Martin / Steve Robson
  14. Only Love Can Hurt Like This [Off the Cuff] Diane Warren
  15. It's the Not Knowing [Exposed Version] Paloma Faith / Stuart Matthewman

Product Description

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A Perfect Contradiction is the third studio album by Paloma Faith and includes the single "Can't Rely on You" (produced by man-of-the-moment Pharrell Williams, who wrote the song along with Faith.) along with the track "Love Only Leaves You Lonely".

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Once again Paloma explodes back onto the scene proving once and for all she is a vocal powerhouse. Paloma was most definitely born in the wrong generation. With Pharell produced tracks Paloma's beats are that bit more slicker. A perfect blend of heart ache and get on your feet and dance. She always manages to hit you where it hurts with her distinctive vocals...an album to be heard live for sure....Bravo Paloma.
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This album is certainly more soulful than Paloma's first two efforts (I'll leave you to decide for yourselves whether that's a good thing or a bad one).

In my younger days I was a budding percussionist, so I am pleased at the amount of percussion used on this album - I can hear agogo bells on some tracks, amongst other instruments that don't often appear in modern music.

Moving on to the songs, I can honestly say I like every track on this CD with the exception of Take Me. An otherwise enjoyable song is ruined by that curse of the 1990s, a backing vocalist "whooping" every few seconds. If I could find a way to remove the whoops this would be a five-star album - instead, my finger will go straight to the fast-forward button every time this song starts. Another criticism is the use of electric drums on Impossible Heart, but they are not intrusive enough to spoil the song.

In addition to my earlier comment about a more soulful sound, there are times when I was reminded of Phil Spector's famous "Wall of Sound" (in a good way).

The deluxe CD ends with stripped-down versions of four songs (Can't Rely on You, Trouble With My Baby, Only Love Can Hurt Like This, and It's The Not Knowing). These work very well - in fact, I prefer the stripped down version of It's The Not Knowing to the version on the "main" album.
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The first time I heard Stone Cold Sober, I was blown away by the voice. On her third studio album, Paloma Faith is still playing to her strengths, but has got some major back up this time. When I heard the opening bars of Can't Rely On You, I could feel the Pharrell influence, even before I was aware he was the producer, and there is a touch of class about the whole album.

The tone of the album follows the often-doomed-love mood of previous albums, but that doesn't mean it's a downbeat album. It's full of disco beats, guitar riffs, gospel and soul, and it's terrific to listen to. I'm still not sure it's as good as her debut, but it's still a great album, and one I will listen to again and again.
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I was so excited when I got this album, Paloma has my attention in every song she sings, her words tell a story, I love this album, thank you Paloma Faith.
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By mellowpellow TOP 1000 REVIEWERVINE VOICE on 26 April 2014
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This is my first Paloma Faith album. I bought after seeing her on TV.All the songs are upbeat great for singing in the car or dancing round the kitchen.I will definatly buy more of her music and now I want to see her in concert. Great stuff.
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What can i say about this album that people havent!!! I love this woman to bits,i live her quirky accent and her quirky style and laugh,i love everything about her shes amazing,this is a definate cd for all paloma fans out there,get ur friends to listen,ur parents,anyone!! Get them hooked in her cause once uv heard her voice u can not forget it,i love every single and her cds get better and better,i didnt think she,d beat her last cd but man shes smashed it! :-) paloma keep up the good work love you,cant wait to hear more
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I have loved this qwerty lady for some time. Not only is she stunning but her voice delivers every time for me. This CD is no different. Buy it love it play it and enjoy over and over again. Excellence in music.
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It's hard to believe that a national broadsheet newspaper 'awarded' this new album the dubious accolade of 'dud of the week'! Do these people actually listen to music or is it simply the case that journalists have to fill a certain number of column inches and writing any old thing will do?

Like many others, I have been moved by Ms. Faith's amazing voice which seems capable of doing anything she chooses to do with it. This was amply demonstrated on her two previous albums and, if her second album wasn't as good as the first, this new collection is arguably better suited to her siren call. There is no doubt that Ms. Faith is well suited to expressing the woes of love gone sour or bad. (If only she had been around when I was a teenager!)

The more upbeat songs have a real 'clickity click' feel about them and there is often a feeling of sly wit simmering beneath the surface which can be irresistible. It's early days for this album but I feel 100% sure it will gnaw itself into my consciousness.

Put simply, this album will appeal to the legions of Paloma's fans and those who don't like it can kiss their own a**!
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