American journal Money Field known as “I Don’t Wanna Go On with You Like That” “a straight-ahead dance/rocker that will get on a ahead monitor and stays there” with “biting lyrics.” Robin Smith from Document Mirror felt that John is “proper on course” with the traditional rock of the track.
Richard Lowe from Smash Hits wrote, “His new tune’s not a lot cop although. It’s a lacklustre ditty that he in all probability knocked out one lazy afternoon and its solely saving grace is the fairly extraordinary popping noise that runs all over.
Should be considered one of these new-fangled electrical drums. Fairly odd.” Jerry Smith of Music Week thought of the track a “completely irresistible and thumpingly energic monitor”. Wiki