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Glasgow Eyes

The Jesus and Mary Chain

Glasgow Eyes

Eighth studio album from the Scottish alt rock legends and their first in seven years

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  1. 10.0 |   Record Collector

    It’s a staggering, swaggering achievement more vital than anything they’ve done in the last 35 years
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  2. 10.0 |   The Arts Desk

    Sheer pleasure in sound-making is palpable

  3. 9.0 |   XS Noize

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  4. 8.5 |   Under The Radar

    Cements The Jesus and Mary Chain’s legacy as influential pioneers, but it’s more than just a nostalgic trip. It’s a testament to their ability to surprise, innovate, and craft music that still resonates even at this stage in their career
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  5. 8.0 |   Spill Magazine

    They’re as fast and as solid in their sound as they were in their pomp, and just as vital
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  6. 8.0 |   Mojo

    Glasgow Eyes' liberal use of electronics is a renewing force, and a kind of homecoming too. Print edition only

  7. 8.0 |   Uncut

    William and Jim Reid remain as defiantly out of time as ever. Print edition only

  8. 7.0 |   Northern Transmissions

    As Jim Reid sings, we should be grateful for what we have while we have it
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  9. 7.0 |   DIY

    The band appear to have tapped into a rich new vein of songwriting form
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  10. 7.0 |   Clash

    Uncompromising and unconventional, ‘Glasgow Eyes’ sit comfortably in The Jesus and Mary Chain canon
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  11. 7.0 |   musicOMH

    The Reid brothers confirm their unlikely status as elder statesmen that a whole new generation can look up to
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  12. 7.0 |   All Music

    Amazingly, painfully, Glasgow Eyes is both a stunning reclamation of the soul of JAMC and a painful trip to the bottom of the barrel, possibly the deepest trip there the band have ever taken
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  13. 7.0 |   God Is In The TV

    This is overall a very strong album, with a lot of different ideas, and most importantly, showing that they can still come up with the songs
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  14. 6.5 |   Spectrum Culture

    A band that can manage to hold onto the live wire of their early inspiration over 40 years after their inception truly deserves all the accolades
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  15. 6.5 |   Pitchfork

    The Scottish noise-pop legends’ second album since reuniting strikes a reflective, unusually congenial tone, paying tribute to rock history and their place within it
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  16. 6.4 |   Beats Per Minute

    Glasgow Eyes isn’t far off being a great record, but those drops in quality aren’t just blips, they’re chasms
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  17. 6.0 |   The Skinny

    While Glasgow Eyes is no Psychocandy, it is without doubt a true-to-form The Jesus and Mary Chain record
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