June 21, 1996 at 04:00 AM EDT
We gave it a B

Seven years ago, Glaswegian trio The Blue Nile released Hats, an atmospheric song cycle as lovely and remote as a winter moon. There are few such transcendent moments on Peace at Last: The album lacks the poignant urgency of its predecessor. But Paul Buchanan’s yearning vocals still have the power to move, breathing life into songs like ”Tomorrow Morning” and ”Happiness.” B

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