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Awake Today Review 'Breakfast In NYC'

'A lo-fi version of the Postal Service'

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'

The Sunday Post Feature Fickle Public

“Everyone expects us to come out with some great reason for calling it that, but to be honest it’s just a quote from The Simpsons” - Al

Norman Records Review Fickle Publics 'Just Like I Got Used To Saying Courtney Cox Arquette'

Drive Like Jehu/At The Drive-In melodic turbo Grrrr-fest.

Artrocker Reviews The Young Playthings' 'Shes a Rebel'

An ear for a tune accompanied by profound observations

Clash Magazine Review 'Public Service Broadcast #8'

'It all goes to show the breadth of talent and ideas contained confirm the healthy state of music outside the top forty'

Comfort Comes Reviews 'Public Service Broadcast #7'

"A new PSB is always cause for celebration"

Unpopular Review Oppenheimer 'Breakfast In NYC / Truth Or Dare'

"Music this sweet and perfectly formed must surely be illegal"

Airwaves Back Interview Andrew And Jamie On Public Service Broadcasts And Smalltown America

"It's like making a mix tape for a new girlfriend"

Room 13 review 'Just Like I Got Used To Saying Courtney Cox Arquette'

"These Scottish lads have clearly had their oats this morning"

Fickle Public's Kittens Got Claws Review By Slightly Confusing to Strangers

Attack of the cymbals! Attack of the 15-armed guitars.

Drowned In Sound Review 'Just Like I Got Used To Saying Courtney Cox Arquette' - 7/10

A rampant 150 seconds of intangibly emphatic rock

Coolnoise Reviews 'Just Like I Got Used To Saying Courtney Cox Arquette'

"Inventive and far from obvious"

Music-dash.co.uk Review 'Just Like I Got Used To Saying Courtney Cox Arquette'

"Biffy wrestling with Weezer, whilst throwing Sonic Youth and Oceansize records at each other"

UK Music Search Reviews 'Just Like I Got Used To Saying Courtney Cox Arquette'

"The illegitimate lovechild of Rites Of Spring, At The Drive-In and Britney Spears"

Whisperinandhollerin.com Review 'Just Like I Got Used To Saying Courtney Cox Arquette'

"Their sheer exuberance here brings them sizzling home in style"

Getreadytorock.com Review 'Just Like I Got Used To Saying Courtney Cox Arquette'

"Neil Young vocals... overlaid with a bludgeoning metal riff"

Music-News.com Reviews 'Just Like I Got Used To Saying Courtney Cox Arquette' - 4/5

"Monster Rock meets Weezer"