NME (August 19, 1995) 7 (out of 10) – …the best work that Friday has put down on record for years; while some of it harks nostalgically to early-’80s electronic cabaret…the album…fits in with such ’90s defining sounds as Portishead or Tricky. Friday creates a more ominous vibe, part `Cabaret’, part Cabaret Voltaire… Melody Maker…

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Q Magazine (April 1992) “Echoes Bowie’s panoramic dazzle, filterend through the cheesier bump’n’grind of other ’74 icons like Jobriath, David Essex and Lou Reed’s Berlin with the suavity of Cole Porter. There’s no rehash of camp aesthetics here, but rather a cache of vignettes crammed with opulent details like Saint Divine’s soul shimmer and flamenco…

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NME – Gavin Martin (May 27th, 1989) ‘Eschewing currently fashionable national musical traits – Celtic roots revivalism and anthemic rock pride – ‘Each Man’ doesn’t sound the way a major Irish album of ’98 is. But a major album it is. The cabaret waltzes and orchestrated vignettes pursue Friday’s grand tangle of themes – the…

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