On An Island, is a special experience that not only bears comparison
with the best of Pink Floyd, but also confirms their lead guitarist and singer as an outstanding solo artist.
Mayo may still have to shake their poor return from All-Ireland final appearances but, as O'Connor points out, their record at Croke Park bears comparison
with most counties, particularly in the last couple of seasons.
Chelsea were unable to cope last season when their biggest names were not in the side, but their 2011 recruitment drive has given them a squad that bears comparison
with any since Abramovich bought the club.
Carley Richards and Louise Brace, Maesteg The course is excellent, it's great for the area and great for Wales, and it's great to see so many people here on the first day Colin Burlow, Narberth It bears comparison
with any track in Britain and the racing surface is beautiful.
THE PANICS: Cruel Guard Verdict: PANICS frontman Joe Laffer's husky, weary delivery is instantly reminiscent of Luna's Dean Wareham or Calexico's Joey Burns, and the band's atmospheric mid-paced rock also bears comparison
to those bands.
DEREK DOUGAN bears comparison
with the greatest footballers Northern Ireland have produced, according to former international strike partner Terry Neill.
They begin by showing how fourth-century Neoplatonist Iamblicus, interpreting Plotinus on the topic of time, incorporates a diagram of time that bears comparison
to the figure of double continuity drawn by Husserl in his studies of time.
But he said it still bears comparison
with the San Francisco bioscience model its founders were influenced by.
While poles apart visually, Tim Hawkinson's current appearance at the Whitney bears comparison
to Christo and Jean-Claude's recent Central Park Gates, a few final remnants of which I walked through en route to the museum.
But there is something about Strauss' steady progression and enviable consistency which bears comparison
with the path already pursued by Vaughan --up to the point where the Yorkshire batsman surprised everyone, surely himself included at times, with a string of virtuoso exploits to put even Australia to the sword.
Jack Rosenthal, whose television writing CV bears comparison
with just about anyone's, has done the adaptation, which has to be good news.
Dyer notes that Rooney's emergence bears comparison
with what Shearer was up to at the same age.
Lead singer Brent Proctor, 21, has a passionate and powerful vocal, which bears comparison
to Matt Bellamy or Jeff Buckley, although on this occasion it was mired in an appalling mix.
In the compact, one-box MPV market, the Almera Tino, recently voted safest MPV by 'Auto Express', bears comparison
with Renault's Scenic and Vauxhall's Zafira, while the popular 3/5-door Almera is currently offered in a high specification, low price Activ version, from pounds 9995.
The project bears comparison
with Tatlin's 1927 model for a monument to the III International, combining as it does a relic of labour-intensive heavy industry, which was once progressive, with futuristic deconstructionist forms developed from the Russian avant garde of the same period, a fitting punctuation mark to a century of European architecture.