Shack and Pale Fountains reviews

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Waterpistol (MA16)

Shack - Waterpistol

"Waterpistol is a special record, one of those lifestyle albums you wonder how you ever lived without." - Inkblot Magazine
"An album fit to inspire a generation." NME
"Shack were the band The Stone Roses were never good enough to be." NME
"A tremendous album." NME
"A tour-de-force of timeless pop songs. A lost classic." Music Week
"A bona fide Classic Lost Album. Some of the most outstanding, honest music that's been made this decade. Fact." Vox
"Buy this album right now. Beautiful." Melody Maker
"Michael Head's finest moment." Vox
"Compared to Shack The La's were nothing but popcorn-peddlers." Time Out "Everyone should find time to listen to this." FHM
"The best album The Head brothers had been involved with." NME
"Mick Head's voice has never sounded as soulful and strong as on Waterpistol." NME
"A beautiful soundtrack to the beast of urban life and a work that was undoubtedly worth waiting for." Time Out
"One of the great forgotten albums of the decade." Uncut
"Waterpistol is the golden chiming dream of a pop record that Scouse Scallies by the dozen have tried to make over the past 30 years." Vox
"Makes Noel sound like a cowboy builder to a master craftsman." Select

Longshot For Your Love (MA37)

The Pale Fountains - Longshot For Your Love

"The closest you can get to the perfect pop song." Rolling Stone
"Long awaited compilation of rare and unreleased material. That's where Saint Etienne learnt their lesson."
Spex
"A superb album."
Bucketfull of Brains
"Lavishly packaged set."
MOJO


 
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