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New Noise Review 'Bucko'

'This patchwork of sounds and influences makes something newer and more fantastically random than the sum of their parts'

Get Ready To Rock Review 'Breakfast in NYC'

'A new Buggles?'

RockMidgets.com On LaFaro's Self Titled Debut EP

'Lead track 'Tuppeny Nudger' [sounds like something you get in the bargain bin at Ann Summers] chugs along fantastically, simple but as infectious as a virus - a good one worth taking a day off work for.' - 4/5

Indie London Review 'Breakfast In NYC'

'A near-perfect pop moment'

Sound Of Violence Review 'Breakfast In NYC'

'Les ventes suivront-elles? Ce ne serait que justice!' - 4/5

Manchester Music Review 'Breakfast In NYC'

'In short it's really, really head swimmingly good stuff' - MMMM

UK Music Search Review "Breakfast In NYC"

'Songs to make you swoon, dream and melt'

Room Thirteen Review 'Breakfast In NYC'

'The perfect soundtrack for the 2006 summer of love' - 11/13

Rock Sound Review 'Breakfast In NYC'

"We are forever getting people offering to play bass for us. the answer is always 'Sure, you can play bass, when we write a song that has bass guitar on it" - Rocky

Subbacultcha Interview With Oppenheimer

"At the speed of light any body (like a car) will have infinite mass. The energy needed to make this car move will also be infinite. Therefore, the body (like a car) will stop. If the lights are switched on at this point the light will leave the car lamps travelling at the speed of light." - Shaun

Metal Hammer Review 'Bucko'

'This is what we want from British bands, loads of energy, hefty grit, bundles of excitement and truly great tunes - and newcomers Fickle Public have all - by the bucketload' - 8/10

The Venue Magazine On The Young Playthings

'A frat-boy version of the Ramones after extra guitar lessons,all spindly energy, self-deprecation, woo-hoo choruses and sensible knitwear'

Glasswerk Review 'Breakfast In NYC'

'Songs that swoop down, pick you up and give you a huge metaphorical cuddle!'

The Northern Scot Feature Fickle Public

"This album has been a long time coming, but we are very happy with how the CD turned out, and are looking forward to going back into the studio in the summer." - Al

Subbacultcha On "Breakfast In NYC"

'Hazy afternoon pop in the most glorious of forms!'

Awake Today Review 'Breakfast In NYC'

'A lo-fi version of the Postal Service'

I Really Love Music Review 'Breakfast In NYC'

Simon and Garfunkel for the wired generation

Music OMH Review "Breakfast In NYC"

'A dreamy, quirky, gorgeous single'

Drowned In Sound Review Fickle Publics' 'Bucko'

Big Cheese Magazine Review 'Bucko'

'This is an easy nomination for album of the year' - 5/5

Road Records Review 'Bucko'

'The album ranges from totally shouty in your face post punk to some high energy indie rock, the production of the album is truly superb as it manages to keep the blasts of noise just on the edge'

Music News Review "Breakfast In NYC"

'A delicious slice of sunny pop' - 4/5

Rock City Review "Breakfast In NYC"

'The gentle beats and then a killer chorus that’s the musical equivalent of a warm hug' - 5/5

NME Review Fickle Public's 'Bucko'

'A minor angst-punk miracle' - 7/10

The Mag Review "Just Like I Got Used To Saying Courteney Cox Arquette"

'As natural as a big pine tree in an area of untouched Caledonian woodland' - 8/10

Andrew's Backlash Spiel #4

"Art nourishes the soul, not your mailing list demographic" - Andrew

Sounds XP Review 'Breakfast In NYC'

"One of the most sublime pop moments you are likely to hear this year... Track of the month and that's no mistake"

Kerrang! Reviews 'Just Like I Got Used To Saying Courtney Cox Arquette' - KKKK

"Scots quartet Fickle Public come on like early Idlewild mixed with prime Fugazi"

Hits In The Car On 'Breakfast In NYC'

'Immediately charming and catchy as any pop song you will hear this year'

Rock Sound Review Fickle Public Live

"The only error they make is to vacate the stage after only half an hour"

Comfort Comes Interviews The Young Playthings

Backlash Review 'Yr So Fit (For Me)'

'Full of fun and humour yet brimming with wisdom and pathos'

Extra-sensory-promotion Review The Young Playthings Live

"Innovative writing and great stage presence"

Whisperin' And Hollerin' Review a Fickle Public Live Show

"A wonderful, guitar-grinding jigsaw"

The Downloader Review 'She's A Rebel'

'Why doesn't pop music sound like this anymore?'

Naive And Heart-Warming

Music News Review 'She's A Rebel'

"The Young Playthings have unleashed a cracker"

Comfort Zones Reviews 'She's A Rebel'

"It brings us back to the glory days of indie"

Airwaves Back Review The Youg Playthings

'...These guys sound like they're out to have a good time..."

Kerrang! Live Review Of Fickle Public

'Like Fugazi, Seafood and The Undertones knocking baskets in a Glaswegian off-license'

Kiss Just For Practice With The Young Playthings.

"...Featuring different women through history who have been considered "rebels" in some form or other..."

'Bucko' Is Rock Sound's 'Album Of The Month' - March 2006

'Did they really just fit all of that into half an hour? What’s that ringing in my ear? Where am I? Fuck me, that was brilliant.'

Rock Sound Reviews 'Bucko' - 8/10

"Pummelling quiet/loud fury that would make Biffy Clyro stand with crossed arms and heads nodding in approval"

See You In The Pit Review Oppenheimer's "Breakfast In NYC"

'Tooth-achingly sweet and blindingly catchy'

Andrew Ferris A History Of...

What boxes can I tick to make sure I don't get the sack when this record bombs?

NME Review "Just Like I Got Used To Saying Courteney Cox Arquette"

'Utterly ace post-hardcore puzzle pop'

Tangents Review "Breakfast In New York"

'Seldom have I been so effortlessly blown away on hearing a record'

Drowned In Sound Live Review Of Fickle Public

'Think Jetplane Landing or Fugazi style attitude mixed with a healthy sprinkling of sharp Rough Trade style pop rock.' - 7/10

The Mag Review Fickle Public At Kerrang! 'Ones To Watch' Show

Glasgow act Fickle Public have been haring up and down the UK lately

Metro Scotland Review "Just Like I Got Used to Saying Courteney Cox Arquette"

'A blistering romp of rock 'n' roll carnage'