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"As though reflecting his real-life story, Sakamoto revels in finding hope and optimism in his collaborations."
"The band individually and collectively riff off each other, alternately building and collapsing crescendos, like the aural equivalence of being out of breath after an intense burst of HIIT training."
"Whether staged or accidental, the hilarious jibe where Parker is so eager to bring out the girls!' that he nearly skips a track and prompts an anxious Sigmund to hurriedly correct him is a golden moment to treasure."
"'Magnus'... also displays Parlato's songwriting talent, building the entire song from a few chords of a toddler's sing-song crooning to his unborn brother."
"'My friend Ben Law says it sounds like a yodelling ambulance, and a radio listener once said it was like Enya on crystal meth'."
"He portrays himself as the same unconventional, unapologetic Robbie - brash, expletive-laden and self-indulgent: the parent who teaches his son how to correctly use the 'F' word as an adjective."
"His lively cover of The Band's 'The Weight' with the familiar coda, 'Take a load off, Fanny,' ends with a classic deadpan monologue from Duchovny: 'We realise that you guys interpret fanny differently here'."
"'Some of you may know this,' he says cheekily as fractal grey spotlights wash the stage amid the darkened auditorium before he launches into 'Earned It' (the lead single from the 'Fifty Shades Of Grey' soundtrack)..."
"I love Melbourne. In what city could a guy like me stand outside a church and sing 'Kill The Priest'?"
"Delightfully catching everyone by surprise, they enter in the traditional spirit of New Orleans jazz bands - in a single file led by a boisterous tuba, slowly weaving a path to the stage to the beat of the rhythm and brass sections."