“Fantastic pop music.
“This is truly a thing of beauty. A gem.
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“This is honestly the most extraordinarily amazing album that I have ever heard.You could live your life by ‘Lo-Tech Solutions To High-Tech Problems.’ And I know for a fact that’s true - because I do. 5/5”
“Not for them a musical template rendered dull by years of misuse. There’s no doubt, Merchandise have got a touch of genius.”
“The sound of pastoral idylls and eternal sunshine. A whole album of beautiful music.
“Summer is finally here and Merchandise are the soundtrack
“Almost guaranteed to have the listener skipping down a sun kissed Summer avenue.”
“This Breath of fresh air is the perfect introduction to Merchandise’s uplifting pop sound. A story told through stirring optimistic lyrics with a simple, catchy musical accompaniment, this radio-friendly treat has the potential to put Merchandise on the Map.”
“Bad day at work? Melodic tunesmiths Merchandise will turn that frown upside down with their latest single. Looks like they might just have penned the feel-good hit of the summer.”
“ACOUSTIC loveliness abounds on Sometimes, the gloriously sunshine filled offering from eclectic collective Merchandise. A tune to be savoured when and if the summer sun rears its beaming head.”
“[Merchandise] do accomplished, layered pop music with one foot in the ‘literate, dour Northerners’ camp and the other in the one that says ‘we’ve got beards, but we’re fun and approachable’.”
““Listen Up!” provides the kind of happy-feel-good music that the Lightening Seeds were so adept at serving up at regular intervals.”
“Its [Listen up] blissed-out rhythms work a slow magic on the listener, and you’ll gradually be won over. . . it’ll lift your spirits and, after all, that’s what pop is all about.”
Leeds Music Scene
“It’s truly one of the most addictive singles that have ever graced the hallowed halls of RetroLowFi HQ, and we’re not just saying that because of the delicious looking white vinyl it’s pressed on, either.”