Glow (Reef album)

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Studio album by Reef
Released 27 January 1997 (1997-01-27)
Genre Britpop, indie rock, alternative rock
Length 50:35
Label Sony Soho Square
Producer Reef, George Drakoulias
Reef chronology
Singles from Glow
  1. "Place Your Hands"
    Released: October 1996
  2. "Come Back Brighter"
    Released: January 1997
  3. "Consideration"
    Released: March 1997
  4. "Yer Old"
    Released: July 1997

Glow is the second studio album by English Britpop band Reef. Produced by the band and George Drakoulias, the album was released on 27 January 1997 supported by the singles "Place Your Hands", "Come Back Brighter", "Consideration" and "Yer Old". Glow reached number one on the UK Albums Chart.[1]


Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic4/5 stars[2]

Generally speaking, Glow was received positively. Stephen Thomas Erlewine of music website Allmusic gave the album four out of five stars, claiming it to be "more focused and better than its predecessor [Replenish]" and describing it as "inspired" and "terrific".[2] Rock music magazine Kerrang! ranked the album third on their 1997 "Albums of the Year" list.[3]

Track listing[edit]

All lyrics written by Gary Stringer; all music composed by Reef.

1."Place Your Hands"3:37
2."I Would Have Left You"4:23
3."Summer's in Bloom"3:46
4."Lately Stomping"2:44
6."Don't You Like It?"4:14
7."Come Back Brighter"3:31
8."Higher Vibration"3:52
9."I'm Not Scared"5:03
10."Robot Riff"7:12
11."Yer Old"3:18



  1. ^ "Reef Chart History". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 24 March 2012. 
  2. ^ a b Stephen Thomas Erlewine. "Review". Glow - Reef. Allmusic. Retrieved 24 March 2012. 
  3. ^ "Kerrang! Albums Of The Year 1997". Kerrang! Lists. Retrieved 24 March 2012.