On its release, Billboard felt the album continued the "first class songwriting ability" of Shear since his earlier work with Jules and the Polar Bears. The magazine summarised the album as "intelligent, economical, [and] encompassing a variety of musical systems, but always remaining personal and personable". Cash Box felt the album was Shear's "most focused pop exercise .
Dear Abby - John Prine - Prime Prine - The Best Of John Prine (Cassette), Tracey Ullman & Arabesque - You Caught Me Out / Time To Say ;Good Bye; (Extended Version) (Vinyl), S.I. Futures - Eurostar (Vinyl), Torture - Broken Bones - Fuck You And All You Stand For! (Vinyl, LP, Album), Gayhouse - Former Core Employee (File, MP3), The Astronauts, Kathy Kirby - My Way / Little Green Apples (Vinyl), The Sound Barrier - The Suburbia Suite (Vinyl), Waltz Of The Salivating Avalanche - Dhampyr - Oceanclots (CD, Album), Molly Malone, Dance While The Sky Crashes Down - Jason Webley - Against The Night (CD, Album), Sete Star Sept - Gero Me (Vinyl)