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Echoes And Rhymes
Echoes And Rhymes
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2 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A massive return to form, 12 Jun 2012
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This review is from: Echoes And Rhymes (MP3 Download)
The idea of a covers project might be off putting for some, but after a couple of plays Echoes and Rhymes became a really addictive listen. My favorite track has changed several times between about 8 of the songs featured here, (and there are some strong contenders, Where Will you Be?, 'Turn Off The Moon', Panic, Who Are you Trying To Fool? 'Wild Flower' and the stomping 'Till You say You'll Be Mine'.... I could go on) . The covers the band have chosen here are obscure and will probably be quite unknown to most. The only song I knew was 'Single Girl,' which I believe was the only song to have previously been a hit. I could have been fooled into thinking many of these songs were the Primitives own originals had I not known different.

As one reviewer has already mentioned, this is a great soundtrack to the summer. Love it!

Price: 6.94

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Yet more class from under exposed nu soul genius!!!, 27 Jan 2008
Jill Scott's fourth album carries on the brilliance of her previous offerings. I didn't think she'd ever get close to the magic of her first album 'Who is Jill Scott?,'but this comes pretty damned near enough. I've listened to this CD twice today, and pretty much all the way through, just when you think it couldn't get any better, it does. Just like her debut, there are no tracks to skip.
There's a unique quality about the songs on this album that's difficult to describe to someone who hasn't heard them. It's tuneful enough to feel fairly instant on the ear when first played, yet there is something else that you notice more and more on subsequent listening.
First and foremostly a poet, lyrically Jill continues to look at life, love (and hate) from an unusual perspective that just adds dimension to her powerful vocals and soulful delivery.
Looking forward to Words and Sounds Volume 4.... lets hope it's not too long to wait.

A Bestiary Of
A Bestiary Of
Price: 6.01

8 of 8 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Siouxperb!!, 21 Jan 2007
This review is from: A Bestiary Of (Audio CD)
Pounding drums together with those pulsating vocals showcase this vastly underrated siouxsie/creatures sound, now quarter of a century old. 'A betsuary of' is mainly featuring the 'Feast' recordings that took place in Hawaii and includes the hard beats and delightful tunes of'Ice House,''Dancing on glass,' and the chanting of 'Festival of Colours.' Highly atmospheric throughout, and utilising local choirs and musicianship, this c.d. demonstrates an established act not afraid to do something fresh and completely apart from their previous work. More accessable hit single 'Right Now' is also inluded here, but it's the voice like no other that makes this c.d really work.

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Price: 15.99

16 of 20 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars This IS as good as her earlier stuff., 17 Jan 2006
This review is from: Aerial (Audio CD)
Don't be put off by the minority of negative reviews for this latest Kate Bush release. Some of the more beautifully delivered songs, such as Mrs Bartolozzi and Pi have just been written off as 'weird' by some.... but this is the Kate Bush that her legion of fans know and love (and crave). You'd get the impression that some listeners want an album that grabs you instantly.... when her music rarely did that before anyway. It usually takes a while for the subtle hooks to grab you.... and Aerial is no exception.
With her previous release, (The Red Shoes) being panned by many as not living up to her previous impeccable standards, Aerial goes a good way towards reversing any such trend.
Buy it, give it a chance, and enjoy.

Come to My House
Come to My House
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15 of 16 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars I'll come to your house......., 7 Aug 2005
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This review is from: Come to My House (Audio CD)
As an admirer of this artist, I own or have heard most of her solo work released over the last 25 years or so. This C.D. alluded me until recently.... but has exceeded even my expectations. The very obvious influence of Prince (who co produces with her) mixes well with Chaka Khan's awe inspiring vocals. His influence can really be heard on tracks like 'Democracy,' which sounds like it could have been stolen from his 80's hey day and given a late 90's reworking. Some of the songs are sexy, others are plain peculiar..... the ballads (such as 'journey 2 the centre of your heart')are beautifully delivered but avoid the dangers of going into dreary, overly slushy magic f.m. territory.
The 60 minutes that this C.D. occupies ebs and flows with never a dull moment. The quality of Chaka Khan's vocals is one that continues to belittle many (or actually all) of today's younger female soul/funk pretenders.
For my mind, this is the most complete work from this artist that I've yet to hear.

Who is Jill Scott?
Who is Jill Scott?
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Price: 5.63

6 of 6 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Original and Brilliant!, 16 July 2005
This review is from: Who is Jill Scott? (Audio CD)
I was introduced the music of Jill Scott when I first met my beloved, it was one of the (only) C.D.'s they had that I wanted to play time and time again. After that..... an obsession was born! This album is perfect. Musings on the positive, negative and just plain ironic aspects of life and love from a real poet, and boy, she can sing too!. Included here are songs that would (and did) make excellent singles, mixed with bizarre but everso soulful moments of inspiration. This is not a short C.D., there are many songs, but the product stays fresh right to the very end. Buy this!!!!!!!!!

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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Buy this............., 12 Jun 2005
This review is from: Kaleidoscope (Audio CD)
As a big big Banshees fan, this album is one I return to time and time again. It's a shame that this band so often get labled with the dreaded 'goth' tag, as the sound (as on so much of their other stuff)goes unrivalled by their contemporaries.
Post punk, the Banshees slipped up a gear to knock out stuff like this...... dark though inspiring, melodic but challenging. Siouxsie's trademark vocal swoops and swirls through a variety of sinister backdrops and experimental arrangements.
Highlight for me?? Gotta be 'desert kisses'.... sounds like a twisted take on long lost desire.... with some kind of choir thrown in for good measure....
This album has stood the test of time well, a testament to this accessable but experimental album.


20 of 20 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A slice of Banshees brilliance, 12 Jun 2005
This review is from: Tinderbox (Audio CD)
This really is the Banshees at their enigmatic best. Though the bonus tracks are 'interesting' for my mind this superb album is best remembered as 8 songs long, ending as it was intended to with the remarkable 'Lands End.' Tinderbox gives a hard sound that competes well with Siouxsie's unmistakable, punishing vocal delivery. If not already a fan, hear this and you'll really see what puts this band well ahead of their so called contemporaries.

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