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Return To Paradise

Sam Sparro

Return To Paradise

Second album of electro-pop from the Sydney-born music producer

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  1. 8.0 |   The Irish Times

    A quality pop album all round: one that bows to the golden era without forgetting the future
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  2. 6.0 |   Independent on Sunday

    A patchy affair which too often fails to transcend its blatant P-funk influences
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  3. 4.0 |   The Guardian

    There's a shift towards a more grown-up, funk-pop sound, though too often this comes off as a straight-up Prince parody
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  4. 4.0 |   Q

    Mining the same seam with diminishing returns. Print edition only

  5. 3.0 |   Tone Deaf

    The album lacks a theme or pattern and just ends up sounding like a whole heap of sounds dumped together with no real flow
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  6. 3.0 |   musicOMH

    Like Sparro himself, Return To Paradise is very sharply dressed and slick. But as was the case with a great deal of his debut album, the music all feels rather superficial and meaningless
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  7. 3.0 |   The Line Of Best Fit

    Considering the flatness of his first album, the most one could expect from Sparro’s second was a collection of vaguely tolerable R’n'B tunes. Unfortunately, many of the songs on Return to Paradise err on the side of abrasive, falling short of “tolerable” by a mile
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