- Producers: Kevin Bacon, Jonathan Quarmby, Finley Quaye, Tommy D.
Entertainment Weekly (3/2/01, p.70) - "...Quaye's thoroughly urbanized, half-mad brand of African roots music is alive, well and wonderfully prickly." - Rating: B+
CMJ (3/12/01, p.5) - "...A stepping stone to healthier pleasres..."
Vibe (4/01, p.170) - 3 discs out of 5 - "...VANGUARD - a brash compost of organic and diverse sounds - is the right kind of funky....Quaye's fragile tenor vocals...evoke perfromers ranging from Lou Reed...to the ethereal Bjork..."