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Misty Eye

Aiden Grimshaw

Misty Eye

Pop soul with touches of drum'n'bass and electronica on the debut from the singer trying to live down his X Factor past

ADM rating[?]

6.4

Label
RCA
UK Release date
20/08/2012
US Release date
28/08/2012
  1. 8.0 |   The Guardian

    Misty Eye is a pleasant surprise, setting up Grimshaw as a rival to Paolo Nutini and Alex Clare in the soulish-pop leagues
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  2. 7.0 |   BBC

    Misty Eye is definitely a collection of pop songs, but these are relatively adventurous and interesting pop songs by current standards
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  3. 7.0 |   music OMH

    Not only a great pop album, but a thing of genuine artistic merit
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  4. 7.0 |   The Digital Fix

    Grimshaw has taken an electronic edge to give his sound a fresh slant
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  5. 7.0 |   DIY

    An all-right pop effort actually; in other words the boy dun’ good
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  6. 6.0 |   Consequence Of Sound

    It’s commercial enough, but not constrained by current fads
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  7. 6.0 |   The Irish Times

    Ordinarily, such an average outing would garner two stars, but Grimshaw gets an extra one for following his heart and not his head
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  8. 6.0 |   Uncut

    If not groundbreaking, rarely less than infectious. Print edition only

  9. 6.0 |   Drowned In Sound

    At times Misty Eye tries to be too clever for its own good
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  10. 6.0 |   Q

    He flourishes here on his own terms. Print edition only

  11. 6.0 |   NME

    Grimshaw has reigned in the eccentricities TV Land turned into caricatures, and just about pulled off a clean break from his time on the show
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  12. 6.0 |   The Fly

    Grimshaw has made a decent album
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