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Black Rainbows

Brett Anderson

Black Rainbows

Fourth solo album by the former singer of one of Britain's most lauded indie bands, Suede

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  1. 8.0 |   The Line Of Best Fit

    Anderson has his Mojo back with Black Rainbows, and the return of his dark, glamorous strutting is graciously welcome
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  2. 8.0 |   Rave Magazine

    Proof that the Man Who Would Be Morrissey has not lost his dreary mojo
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  3. 7.0 |   music OMH

    While a good half of the album demonstrates a genuine songwriting nous, other elements hint at a mere rehashing of old Suede ideas
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  4. 7.0 |   PopMatters

    Whilst it’s obviously no Dog Man Star, Brett Anderson’s tenth round rings the bell for a local hero with spirit reborn, heart aflame, trash talkin’ and eyeing the prize once more
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  5. 6.0 |   DIY

    An album filled with much more potential than the arrangements deliver
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  6. 6.0 |   The Independent

    A decent enough effort
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  7. 6.0 |   Q

    It is unashamedly Suede-esque. Print edition only

  8. 6.0 |   NME

    A clutch on mid-tempo rockers that scrub up nicely
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  9. 6.0 |   Mojo

    He has said there's no future in Suede unless they make a new album: Black Rainbows is a pretty good dress rehearsal. Print edition only

  10. 5.8 |   Pitchfork

    Sees Anderson - after three relatively sullen and sedate solo releases - cautiously reconnecting with his suppressed pop-star swagger
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  11. 5.0 |   Clash

    Let down by pristine sessionmen
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  12. 4.0 |   Uncut

    Little to tempt the uninitiated. Print edition only

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