Mother and the Addicts - Take The Lovers Home Tonight
"Perhaps it would be enough to have put these contradictory influences in a blender and served it up as a confident debut. But the moments where the band became themselves - the unexpected, surreal, humour and twinkle-toed waltzes through burgeoning melancholy - make this a great album"
4/5 | The Guardian
"The quintet's debut album is an absolute riot. With its chiming, off-kilter guitars, the title track suggests a weird, unhinged version of Rip It Up by Orange Juice (another Glasgow connection). In general, the outré, unruly art-punk band Swell Maps are clearly referenced. Amid the aural chaos, there's a clear pop sensibility, occasionally tinged with disco, as in Own Sensation, and the album closes with a beautiful Brian Eno-esque synth instrumental. Here, brilliantly, one really can expect the unexpected"