by Chuck Russell in New Music on Tuesday 30 August 2011

What begins as an almost conventional pop ballad, I Don’t Want Love slowly begins to reveal itself as something else. We’re not exactly sure what Peter Silberman means when he says ‘I’ll leave my gun at home’, but whatever it is, it taps a nerve. By the time his voice fades out over the final beats, we know we’ve felt something. Something real.