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“THE AGE Album Of The Week 4 Stars…top-notch song writing and then some”

Martin Boulton

“Jenkins is an unheralded songwriting genius…The Last Polaroid, is another songwriting masterclass”
Jeff Jenkins

“The Last Polaroid will be hard to defeat as Australian album of the year”
Duncan Smith Top Shelf Music 89.7FM

“Where there’s a need for class, for quality pop music, Charles Jenkins and The Zhivagos are available”
Bernard Zuel

“Delicious hooks hung on uncluttered arrangements…Another quality offering from an underrated Australian songwriter”
The Australian 4 stars Iain Shedden

“Gilt-edged song Australian tunesmithery” Simon Collins The West Australian 4 stars
“The Last Polaroid finds one of our finest songwriters at a fresh creative high”
Noel Mengel – LoudMouth Music Trust E-Zine

“A mainstay on the Melbourne music scene, his songwriting among the best in the country” –
Samuel J Fell

“A collection of his classicist pop – 4 stars”
Ross Clelland themusic

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“Between Jenkins’ world-class songwriting, eccentric vision, and distinctive voice and the Zhivagos huge musicianship this is an album that will floor you. There’s enough lyrical and musical nourishment in Too Much Water to keep you coming back for years; and when it’s this good too much is not enough”
Kinch Kinski – Unpaved Magazine

“You would like to think that Charles Jenkins will get a bit more than just critical acclaim for this brilliant album”
– Brian Wise – Rhythms Magazine

“One of Australia’s finest songwriters just keeps getting better with the years”
Noel Mengel – Brisbane Courier Mail

“He continues to churn out remarkable records, seemingly oblivious to the lack of mainstream recognition”
Jeff Jenkins – Stack Magazine

Album of the week – 3PBS

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“Love Your Crooked Neighbour with Your Crooked Heart continues the marriage of gilt-edged pop sensibility and razor-sharp lyrics that distinguishes Jenkins from the average troubadour….(an) artisan of the highest calibre” Patrick Emery The Age EG

“Another example of Jenkins’ considerable craft” Iain Shedden The Australian

“With these 10 songs, one of Australia’s finest songwriters delivers a collection as finely honed as a Hemingway short story, not a note or phrase wasted or out of place.” Noel Mengel – Brisbane Courier Mail

3PBS – Album of the week

Radio National’s Lucky Oceans – Album of the week

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“Jenkins is at the peak of his powers”
Martin Jones, Rhythms

“This is his masterpiece”
Jeff Jenkins, JB Mag

“The kind of record that makes you feel glad to be alive and in such exalted company”
Noel Mengel, Bris Courier Mail

“A piece of rousing genius”
Apollo Bay Festival/ Radio 3RRR’s Jon Von Goes

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“This is a class album”
Patrick Emery, Beat album of the week, Jan 2009″

“…reflects his long-time immersion in classic pop as well as his increasingly canny lyricism…deserves to be heard by a larger audience…4 and 1/2 stars”
– Iain Sheddon, The Weekend Australian

“…might just be his masterpiece”
JP Hammond, Mess and Noise

” You can lose yourself in the little worlds of these songs. It’s a beautiful thing.” –
Ross Clelland, The Drum Media

“…impressively strong on melody, artfully scored with strings aplenty… a lovely songwriter, a Melbourne gem”
Bernard Zuel, Sydney Morning Herald

“.. another powerful statement of his art, with songs often stripped back to acoustic guitar and exquisite string arrangements”
Noel Mengel, Brisbane Courier Mail

“Jenkins’ intimate detail makes him a superior songwriter… beautiful, poetic pop. 4 and 1/2 stars

“…incredibly rich and warm….fantastically alluring'”
Michael Dwyer, The Age

“… one of my favourite albums of the year.”-
Michael McKenzie, ABC Radio National

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“Charles Jenkins’s delicious pop music exists in a shamefully unrecognised state … he continues to produce songs that are beautifully crafted and executed.”
– Iain Shedden, The Australian

“Charles Jenkins is as good as any songwriter in this country. The City Gates showcases Jenkins’ superior songwriting … an instant classic.”
– JB Hi-Fi MAG

“Jenkins has pushed his writing to a different place … This is literate, often vivid, rock music of a high quality that deserves a bigger audience”
– Green Guide review

“Charles Jenkins again demonstrates his prodigious songwriting skills.”
– Beat Magazine

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 “His song craft skills are more finely tuned than ever.”
Noel Mengel, Brisbane Courier Mail

 “A small gem of an album, wonderfully understated and driven by rambling acoustic tones … Beautiful, unpretentious, heartfelt stuff”
Shaun Carney, Green Guide review. The Age

“Unfeasibly, for he already was one of our best, Charles Jenkins seems to be getting better and better as a songwriter.”
Bernard Zuel, Sydney Morning Herald

“Jenkins’ songs can jump from sentimental to sinister with just one word. The result is firecracker folk-pop driven by the impassioned lyricism of a man with a story to tell you.”
Memphis Scenestars, 2004