- Number of Discs: 2
- Released: June 5, 2012
- Label: Ais
Q (Magazine) - p.1083 stars out of 5
-- "Craig and Charlie Reid are as enthusiastic as ever on LIKE COMEDY....They're still adept at Firth of Forth-sized choruses and cynicism-free ballads that beat instead of bleed..."
Mojo (Publisher) - p.924 stars out of 5
-- "[With] Craig and Charlie Reid's unimpaired facility for nailing the crossroads moments in ordinary lives via melodies that demand communal reciprocation."
Uncut (magazine) - p.80
"[T]here's no arguing with 'Like Comedy', a hymn to optimism that confirms them as soul brothers of early champion Kevin Rowland."
Tracks on Disc 1:
- 1.Whatever You've Got
- 2.Simple Things
- 3.Spinning Around In The Air
- 4.After Your Gone
- 5.Women and Wine
- 7.The Thought of You
- 8.Like Comedy
- 9.Dance With Me
- 10.Wherever You Roam
- 11.I Think That's What I Believe
- 12.A Mix
Tracks on Disc 2:
- 1.What Makes You Cry (Live at Glasgow SECC 2009)
- 2.Then I Met You (Live at Glasgow SECC 2009)
- 3.Should Have Been Loved (Live at Glasgow SECC 2009)
- 4.Sunshine On Leith (Live at Glasgow SECC 2009)
- 5.My Old Friend The Blues (Live at Glasgow SECC 2009)
Personnel: Tom Dalgety, Steve Bruce (programming).
Recording information: Evansson Audio Media, Bath (11/2009); SECC, Glasgow (11/2009); Strangefuit (11/2009).
Editors: Tom Dalgety; Steve Bruce.
The ninth studio outing from bespectacled Scottish brothers Craig and Charlie Reid (which just happens to coincide with the 25th anniversary of their 1987 debut, This Is the Story) features the single "Spinning Around in the Air." Like Comedy, which was recorded in Bath with producer Steve Evans, will arrive in May 2012.