"Considering the more daring company Leslie Feist keeps...her own work in suprisingly conventional. There are moments of creative flair on The Reminder, notably Sea Lion Women...and I Feel It All. She can certainly sing, but sadly the bulk of her introspective ballads to acoustic guitar accompaniment falls short of giving KT Tunstall any reason to look over her shoulder" (May 2007)
Fair enough. Their opinion is as valid as mine. But as we fast forward 8 months we find that as the magazine has become aware of Feist's appeal, all notions of intergrity are flung right out the window:
"Recorded in an old Parisian manor, it channels immediate emotional depth through delerious layers of jazz, pop and gently textured electronica"