california son review

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    "California Son" reviewed by allmusic (3.5 out of five)

    https://www.allmusic.com/album/california-son-mw0003256910 By Stephen Thomas Erlewine A brief mention of politics in relation to the songs but only a line or so. The only part I disagree with outright is when he says morrisseys flag is firmly in the past and that the songs don’t relate to...
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    "California Son" review in Metro (3/5 stars)

    Reads more like a 4/5 ending: "Moreover, he seems energised by it all. The interpretations are for the most part sensitive, distinctively his own, and in a couple of cases — Buffy Sainte-Marie’s Suffer The Little Children (an intentional Smiths echo); Lenny’s Tune by Tim Hardin — approach the...
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    "California Son" review by Lauren Murphy (3/5 stars) - The Irish Times

    Morrissey: California Son review – Covers album for fans only, and Moz himself (3 of 5 stars) - The Irish Times By Lauren Murphy Another review, this one somewhere in the middle. It starts thus: "Even for many die-hard fans, Morrissey is not the artist he once was. That has less to do with his...
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    "A gold rush in its own way" - "California Son" review by Hugo Cassavetti (4 of 4) - Télérama.fr

    California Son review by Hugo Cassavetti (rating: 4 of 4) - Télérama.fr Review of California Son in French.
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    "California Son" review by Mark Kennedy - AP News

    Review: Morrissey offers 12 covers, with very mixed results - AP By MARK KENNEDY Excerpt: Morrissey delivers a dozen covers on his new album, “California Sun,” which reimagines works by such masters as Bob Dylan, Joni Mitchell and Carly Simon as well as more obscure musicians. It’s a bold...
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    "California Son" review by Oliver Thompson (1/10) - Exclaim!

    Link posted by an anonymous person (original post): California Son review - Exclaim! (1/10) By Oliver Thompson Excerpt: For the most part, Morrissey sounds like a cheap facsimile of himself; an aged crooner without any latter-day grace. Moreover, the features list on this album, including...
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    "California Son" review in NME by Jordan Bassett (2/5 stars)

    Morrissey – ‘California Son’ review - NME By Jordan Bassett Score 2 of 5 stars The unofficial line is that Morrissey has recorded a covers album to allow the music to speak for itself. What 'California Son' is saying is that it's not very good An interesting but deeply strange review in/on the...
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    "California Son" reviews in Salford Star (4/5 stars), Daily Mail (2/5 stars)

    CAN MORRISSEY ESCAPE POLITICAL FALL-OUT WITH NEW ALBUM? - Salford Star By Ian Leslie Four out Five Salford Stars **** Star date: 19th May 2019 DOES MORRISSEY STILL HAVE ANY CRED LEFT AT ALL? Morrissey, who once had his photo taken outside Salford Lads Club, has a new album out called...
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    "California Son" review in La Repubblica.it

    Morrissey in the Italian press Part California son review, part For Britain badge controversy. Is it possible to enjoy the artist regardless of the person? Morrissey, il nuovo album e quella spilletta che rovina tutto - La Repubblica.it di GIANNI SANTORO Il 24 maggio esce 'California Son'...
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    "California Son" review by Sascha Kilian (5 of 6) in Triggerfish.de (German)

    First german review: http://triggerfish.de/morrissey-california-son/ Try "Deep L" for a proper translation.
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    "California Son" reviews in Mojo (3 stars, June 2019), Uncut (7/10, June 2019) & others

    Two reviews added to the "Official reviews for California Son" thread starting here: Mojo review by Ian Harrison (3 stars) - info / scans posted by Famous when dead, crotty32 Uncut review by Stephen Troussé (7/10) - info posted by an anonymous person, scan posted by Famous when dead Louder...
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    Official reviews for California Son

    The first review is out! It's from Uncut. Can't quite see the score here but it's pretty positive and reads like a 7 or 8/10. Interestingly, I think Uncut published the first review of Low in High School with a damning score (possibly 5/10) and the conclusion that it was his worst since Kill...
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