Q - 8/93, p.1084 Stars
- Excellent - "...hugely melodic pop amalgamation of roots and busker-friendly styles..."
Personnel includes: Eddi Reader (vocals); Mark E. Nevin, Simon Edwards, Will Hasty, Roy Dodd, Andy Thistlewhite.
Producers: Kevin Moloney, Fairground Attraction.
The skiffle craze threatened to make a comeback in England with the success of the irresistible single "Perfect" and Eddi Reader's gorgeous singing. Alas, First turned out to be the last of Reader's association with Fairground Attraction, though they managed to release a second album without her. ~ William Ruhlmann