“The greatest piece of Rock ‘n’ Roll committed by any English group” – Adam’s really got us.
“What caused this musical coitus interruptus?”
“this aural mugging masquerading as pop music”
“The first British Number 1 record to take the sexual revolution as its theme…an arrangement that is nothing less than a knuckle-dragging classic”
“an expressionist alarm-bell ringing as the sexual tension mounts…the element that most lends the song its lurid onanistic air”
“typifies the sea-change in social mores – there stands Davies, a seedy, gap-changed Lothario…not so much kinky as primal, ape-like”