The Heavy Entertainment Show

Robbie Williams - The Heavy Entertainment Show
Critic Score
Based on 8 reviews
2016 Ratings: #750 / 763
User Score
Based on 24 ratings
November 4, 2016 / Release Date
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Farrell / Label
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CRITIC REVIEWS

80
NME

Much of the rest of the album, confirms that Robbie’s reconciliation with his estranged hitmaking songwriter Guy Chambers was one worth making, helping him recapture some of the verve of his early noughties imperial phase.

40
The Guardian

The problem with Heavy Entertainment Show isn’t that it has no good songs – it’s that it’s hard to imagine who would want to listen to it in 2016. 

30
Drowned in Sound

Even with the variety show gimmick front and centre, the hollow nature of this enterprise is inescapable. There’s no flow, no narrative, no sense of writing to achieve anything other than numbers.

75
If you didn't know much about Robbie Williams, you'd think this was a "Greatest Hits" album. The tracks are so stylisticallyt and musically different, they don't sound like they came from the same sessions...or even time period. So it's a little bit of everything... Big band (Heavy Entertainment Show & Sensational), big ballad (Davids Song), big rocker (Mixed Signals), big inspiration (I Love My Life), big badass reminder (Motherfucker), big funk (Bruce Lee), big '90s anthemic, ... read more
90
Great album
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Track List

  1. The Heavy Entertainment Show
  2. Party Like a Russian
  3. Mixed Signals
  4. Love My Life
  5. Motherfucker
  6. Bruce Lee
  7. Sensitive
  8. David's Song
  9. Pretty Woman
  10. Hotel Crazy
  11. Sensational
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