Different Gear, Still Speeding combines Beatles-influenced Brit-pop with psychedelic rock in a manner that recalls early Oasis, but with frontman Liam Gallagher at the helm rather than brother Noel. Produced by Steve Lillywhite, the album marked Beady Eye's studio debut in early 2011.
Spin (p.74) - "[H]igh points like 'The Roller' are almost unrecognizably bouncy."
Q (Magazine) (pp.102-103) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "[A]n album which awes in its consistency, melody, determination and, perhaps most surprisingly, positivity..."
Uncut (magazine) (p.90) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "'For Anyone' is distilled IMAGINE meets 'Here Comes The Sun'....A pretty exciting thing to listen to."