Ben Dalby’s fourth single is a marked change from his Doctor Can single which wouldn’t have been out of place on the Ashes to Ashes soundtrack. Champagne is an apt title for a song that still has an echo that wretched decade. Ostensibly there’s a laid back Sunday afternoon lets lounge about feel to it. However, it's deeper than that, and there’s a fair amount going on. A few close listens reveal a darker edge, Floydian touches here and there, along with some sterling guitar work. It’s an intriguing song from an interesting artist, and hopefully there’s more to come.
Paul Chapinal, Music News.com (Aug 22, 2010)