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Debut album from The Bees' Aaron Fletcher and Tim Parkin's side project

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Heavenly Recordings
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  1. 8.0 |   The Guardian

    Sunburned and delirious English psychedelia
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  2. 8.0 |   Mojo

    Seemingly ramshackle songs with deceptively shrewd arrangements, like the woozy, Beta Band-ish Paper. Print edition only

  3. 8.0 |   All Music

    As part of the Bees, Fletcher and Parkin helped make a lot of really good songs and albums. On their own, they went right ahead and topped their old band's catalog on their very first try
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  4. 7.5 |   The 405

    Jellies is a remarkably mature ensemble of perfectly-crafted tunes, something that may sound uncanny for a debut album
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  5. 7.0 |   Clash

    They’ve crafted 11 songs that show off their love of retro sounds, an infectious joy for life, a good melody and a catchy chorus
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  6. 6.0 |   Q

    Its breezy mix of acid pop, acoustic whimsy and sunshine funk drifts by with all the staying power of a warm afternoon. Print edition only

  7. 6.0 |   The Irish Times

    There is real joy to be heard on Chilli and Copper Nail – tunes that are as good a soundtrack to the summer as you’re likely to hear
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  8. 5.0 |   Slant Magazine

    A rather tentative foray into the kind of prismatic, reggae- and jazz-colored psych-rock that Aaron Fletcher and Tim Parkin mastered with their previous band, the Bees
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  9. 4.0 |   Under The Radar

    While Jellies shows a few fleeting instances of distinction, mostly the band tend to echo their influences rather than use them to develop their music into something new
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