So This Is Great Britain? [Bonus Tracks]

Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - MacKenzie Wilson
The scrappy garage pop of the Holloways sizes up to the likes of the Kooks, Babyshambles, and the Rifles for one of 2006's brightest English debuts. So This is Great Britain? takes a playful and sweet approach to analyzing the love of life, the love of a girl, and the love of music. The Holloways sometimes sound like a gang of pre-pubescent school boys; their overall performance is carefree and loose, and songs such as "Re-Invent Myself?" and "Generator" come of flirty and fun with simple harmonies and handclaps all around. Other highlights include the snotty punk of the album's title track; echoing bits of the Clash and the Jam make this an excellent party anthem, ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - MacKenzie Wilson
The scrappy garage pop of the Holloways sizes up to the likes of the Kooks, Babyshambles, and the Rifles for one of 2006's brightest English debuts. So This is Great Britain? takes a playful and sweet approach to analyzing the love of life, the love of a girl, and the love of music. The Holloways sometimes sound like a gang of pre-pubescent school boys; their overall performance is carefree and loose, and songs such as "Re-Invent Myself?" and "Generator" come of flirty and fun with simple harmonies and handclaps all around. Other highlights include the snotty punk of the album's title track; echoing bits of the Clash and the Jam make this an excellent party anthem, while "Happiness and Penniless" capture the Holloways' infectious enthusiasm. So This Is Great Britain? is a simple record of quick-witted rock songs; if anything, it's just a glimpse of what the Holloways can do should they tweak things a bit tighter. They're definitely on their way to finding their niche. [The album was issued in the U.S. by TVT with the addition of three extra tracks.]
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 3/31/2007
  • Label: Jvc Japan
  • EAN: 4988002524716
  • Catalog Number: 63753

Album Credits

Performance Credits
The Holloways Primary Artist
Simon Hale Keyboards
Alfie Jackson Guitar, Harmonica, Vocals, Group Member
Rob Skipper Fiddle, Guitar, Vocals, Group Member
Bryn Fowler Bass, Vocals, Group Member
Dave Danger Percussion, Drums, Cajon, Group Member
Tristan Ivemy Organ, Piano
Technical Credits
John Purcell Engineer
Clive Langer Producer
Alan Winstanley Producer, Engineer
A. Jackson Composer
Neil Tucker Engineer
Ben Cook Cover Photo, Sleeve Photo
Nathaniel Chan Engineer, Digital Editing
Will Usher Engineer
Paul Morricone Video Director
Dario Dendi Engineer, Digital Editing
Daniel Mead Cover Design
Tariq Zaid Al Nasrawi Engineer, Digital Editing
George Apsion Engineer, Digital Editing
Dan Parry Engineer
Serge Krebs Engineer
Jenny Hardcore Sleeve Photo
Julian Willmott Engineer, Digital Editing
Rob Skipper Sleeve Photo
Tristan Ivemy Producer, Engineer
Mark Riley Engineer, Digital Editing
Jonathan Green Artist Development
Aoife McArdle Video Director
Cesar Gimeno Lavin Engineer, Digital Editing
Joshua Mascolo Cover Model
Gregory Nolan Sleeve Photo
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