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Made Of Rain

The Psychedelic Furs

Made Of Rain

First album from the London post-punk band since 1991's World Outside produced by Guns N' Roses guitarist Richard Fortus

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  1. 8.3 |   Consequence Of Sound

    The English group's first LP in nearly three decades is triumphantly refreshing yet retro
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  2. 8.0 |   Uncut

    These are impenetrable walls of off-kilter guitars, skronking saxophones and icy synths, topped off with Richard Butler's mournful rasp. Print edition only

  3. 8.0 |   Mojo

    Those of a certain overcoat are assured a Proustian rush: distorted guitars, windswept austerity and Butler's rasp set to Triple Action Strepsil. Print edition only

  4. 8.0 |   Q

    Comfortably their finest outing since 1982's Forever Now. Print edition only

  5. 8.0 |   XS Noize

    It is a great first step back into the world of recorded music and hopefully, we will see continued new releases in the future
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  6. 8.0 |   music OMH

    Each of these songs – the great and the good – are all wonderfully produced
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  7. 7.0 |   Pitchfork

    The British band’s first new album in 29 years is a rare commodity: a comeback record that’s refreshingly free of nostalgic gestures
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  8. 7.0 |   All Music

    It may not be Talk Talk Talk Pt.2 or Forever Now again, but it proves the Furs still have plenty of life left in them and it's always nice to hear Richard Butler's voice no matter what the setting
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  9. 7.0 |   American Songwriter

    There are enough resilient moments to make this a welcome, if long overdue, addition to the group’s impressive catalog
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  10. 6.0 |   The Arts Desk

    The Furs seem well short of the end of their particular road on the evidence of this album
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  11. 6.0 |   Evening Standard

    New wave favourites bring doom and glitter on long-awaited return
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  12. 6.0 |   PopMatters

    The first album in three decades from the Psychedelic Furs beats expectations just one track in with "The Boy That Invented Rock and Roll"
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  13. 6.0 |   The Independent

    It’s a shame that the album didn’t end on the sweeping melancholy of “Turn Your Back On Me” rather than the less memorable “Stars”. “We keep coming back,” Butler sings on the former. It’s good that they have
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