The image and sound of A Flock of Seagulls are so intrinsicly tied to the early '80s that it's hard to imagine the band fashioning a successful comeback in the mid'-90s. Light At the End... is proof that any doubts about the band being able to creatively revitalize themselves are completely warrented. Though they try to expand their sound somewhat and bring themselves into the mid-'90s, they are held back by their limited capablities. A Flock Of Seagulls don't write one memorable hook on the entire album and the sound of the album is too polished, too produced, which means it doesn't have a chance of recapturing the glitzy, synthesized spark of new wave. In all, Light At the End... is a dull, tedious and fairly embarrassing listen.
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AllMusic Review by Stephen Thomas Erlewine