Very proud to begin working with evergreen geniuses Echo & the Bunnymen – first up, an incredible and deeply honest read in this month’s Mojo. Lots more to come.
The first reviews of Underworld‘s Barbara, Barbara we face a shining future are in. More to come very soon.
“Rich in possibilities… Born again.” Q
“Recharged… It’s elemental Underworld… their most generous work in years.” Mojo
“Their best since 1999’s Beaucoup Fish.” Uncut
“Hypnotic, weird and wise.” GQ
“Vintage Underworld.” Mixmag
Released on January 26th, Matador was given the critical once-over by the great and the good of the British media. People seem to love it…
“Matador’s sound textures are from a wide range of sources: gospel, a touch of Neu!… A trace of the Plastic Ono Band… Thrillingly on the edge of hysteria” The Guardian 4 *
“Inventive throughout” The Times
“Ambitious and affecting, Matador may well be Coombes’s finest work to date” Evening Standard 4*
“He’s made his masterpiece” Q 4*
“By the end, it feels like a journey through one man’s rawest and real emotions… that likeable Supergrass scamp is shedding his youthful skin to emerge as a serious and fascinating artist” Mojo 5*
“One man, one voice – but now with an even clearer vision than before” Record Collector
“20/20 could be my favourite song of the year” The Independent
“A great solo artist” NME