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From The Six Corners [Import]

Players Audio CD
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Product details

  • Audio CD (10 Oct 2005)
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Format: Import
  • Label: Discotheque
  • ASIN: B000AA5X84
  • Other Editions: Audio CD  |  Vinyl
  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 163,601 in Music (See Top 100 in Music)

1. What's Your Problem
2. No Big Deal
3. Wonderful
4. It's Not Over Now
5. Little Things
6. Find Your Way
7. All The Good Things
8. Alone
9. Nobody Told Me
10. Isaac's Boogaloo
11. Quinta Del Sordo
12. Liberation

Product Description

Product Description

Mixing a 21st century attitude with cunning grooves and seasoned musicianship honed from years of experience, the band pay respect to the past but create music aimed at the future. Players draw on numerous fan bases through their strong links to the Paul Weller camp, the Acid Jazz fraternity and the nu-funk scene.

BBC Review

Following on from 2003's Clear The Decks, contemporary funksters The Players have undergone some personnel changes. Out goes superstar plank spanker Aziz Ibrahim, and in come vocalists Kelly Dickson & the Papenfus brothers.

The Players take a cleaner and more modern approach to production than most of their neo-funk contemporaries (The New Mastersounds et al), blending samples and programmed beats with really fine musicianship. Giving the proceedings more than a whiff of that spooky Portishead sound; managing to sound contemporary, but old and dusty at the same time.

Not that the music here ever loses attention to the groove, with a rhythm section currently utilised by Paul Weller and The Who (or what's left of them) you'd expect nothing less. This is an album that looks forwards and backwards, and is all the better for it. --Greg Boraman

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5.0 out of 5 stars A great return! 16 Oct 2005
Format:Audio CD
After their debut album "Clear The Decks", Mick Talbot, Steve White and Damon Minchella return with this album, a very good one indeed. But this time they have some additions to their sound.
"Clear The Decks" was, basically, an instrumental album. It's very similar to a Corduroy album with touches of Booker T & The MGs. And now, they have included vocals. Kelly Dickson has come to give a soulful and a funky sense to the Players. I remember an Acid Jazz band called Incognito in the 90's, and I found their style in "From The Six Corners". But songs like "Find Your Way" show some other influences (Hendrix, Buddy Miles and Santana).
The album opens with "What's Your Problem?" and I would say that there's not a single problem with it. It reminds me of Macy Gray and the old days bands like Cold Blood. The next song "No Big Deal" goes in the same line.
Aziz Ibrahim (Who was part of the original lineup in their 2003 debut) plays guitar in "All The Good Things", and one of these good things is Mick's playing the keyboards in a very relaxing song. Now, Ken Papenfus is the guitarist (The first time I saw him was in Paul Weller's DVD "Studio 150", and he does it very well), he also sings and contributes in the songwriting.
The album is a fine work, it would be a shame if it doesn't reach a commercial success because it has everything to achive it, but the best of all is that "From The Six Corners" doesn't sacrify quality. That's something to have in mind!.
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4.0 out of 5 stars Interesting discovery... 21 Aug 2006
Format:Audio CD
I first saw these guys at Glastonbury 2005 on the Jazz stage where they played most of the songs off this album.

The performance was awesome and when I found this on Amazon I bought it straight away

The Players music is very funky jazz and all of the songs are good. The best songs are What's Your Problem, Find Your Way and Quinto Del Sordo.

Overall this is an awesome album to chill out to whilst writing essays and the like, in fact I'm listening while I write this.

Last point I have never come across any mention of the players in the media which is a shame as they deserve some recognition but they are very good and I'm glad I found out they existed. So buy this album today and discover the players magic you won't regret it.
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