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On review aggregator Metacritic, the album received a score of 81 out of 100 based on five critics' reviews, indicating "universal acclaim".
K. Pop that stand squarely alongside some of Heaton's best" and that the "famous fire of his shows no sign of being extinguished".We don’t share your credit card details with third-party sellers, and we don’t sell your information to others.
K-Pop that are just witticisms, wordplay and easy on the ear melodies, bashed down in the studio with a certain vigour but no real imagination. N.K-Pop adds another clutch of deliciously barbed pop songs to Heaton’s Ivor award winning song collection. N.K-Pop’ is the fifth studio album by Paul Heaton and Jacqui Abbott, both formerly members of The Beautiful South. Paul Heaton was honoured at the Ivor Novello Awards 2022 with the ‘Outstanding Song Collection’, presented to him by long-time friend Peter Kay.
It is the fifth UK number-one album for both overall, including their three number-one albums as part of the Beautiful South. The album's title is "a typical Heaton joke, a sly crack at the overproduced super-slick youth-centric flashiness of fashionable K-pop", with Heaton's "humorously grouchy conceit" being "to ally himself with its exact opposite". To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average.
K. Pop is firmly in the tradition of radio-friendly pop, it's the lyrics that give these songs their extra dimension", concluding that "There are songs on N.Great pop tunes with really well thought out lyrics, been a long time since I have listened to a CD twice while reading/ singing all the lyrics, favourite track are The Good Times and Still, real powerful stuff. N.K-Pop is the fifth studio album by Paul Heaton and Jacqui Abbott, both formerly members of The Beautiful South.