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Take That


Sixth studio album and first since the return of Robbie Williams for the pop five-piece

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  1. 8.0 |   Q

    Rushes of blood to the head aside, Progress is a triumph; musically, conceptually, personally. Print edition only

  2. 8.0 |   BBC

    Progress sounds more like a fresh start than a final destination
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  3. 8.0 |   The Guardian

    Progress takes their sound closer to that of the Killers, Scissor Sisters and even Supermassive Black Hole-era Muse
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  4. 8.0 |   Evening Standard

    They've never been more fascinating or, whisper it soft, more relevant
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  5. 8.0 |   The Independent

    Those who imagined Take That's reunion album would be a predictable blending of forces will be shocked to hear Progress
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  6. 8.0 |   State

    Take That have just rewritten their own rulebook in spectacular fashion
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  7. 8.0 |   The Digital Fix

    They may not be back, in this particular formation, for good but as far as temporary thrills go, Take That are absolutely credible and impossible to ignore
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  8. 7.5 |   The Observer

    Olique, eccentric, even bold
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  9. 7.0 |   NME

    A deranged, triumphant and quite crudely banging stadium synth-pop record
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  10. 7.0 |   Slant Magazine

    By far the smartest record that Barlow and company have put their name to
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  11. 6.5 |   Independent on Sunday

    The real star here is producer Stuart (Madonna's Music)Price, who manages to turn the band into a different act for every song
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  12. 6.0 |   Daily Telegraph

    They should be applauded for daring to deliver a laugh out loud, big, brash, electro stadium epic
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  13. 6.0 |   Scotland on Sunday

    A solid album that will comfort their millions of fans as they journey into middle age
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  14. 6.0 |   The Scotsman

    What's most impressive is the bond [Stuart] Price has created between what once made this group so successful and what's gone on in music since they've been away
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  15. 6.0 |   The Irish Times

    The Beatles balladry has given way to stomping electro-pop more suited to Muse or Ultravox
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