4 of 5 people found the following review helpful
4hero have certainly produced a 'mature' piece of work on this occasion & there are moments on this album that are simply breathtaking. When you get rubbish like Mika getting to no.1 in the charts, why are singles like "Morning Child" not getting the success & the plaudits it deserves?
It could have been a mistake opening an album with such a strong track, but the album changes directions so many times in its duration. That could have led to a lack of cohesion, but all the styles fit together well, the total sum being greater than the individual parts.
So why I hear you say, only 4/5, instead of 5/5? Well, for a start Amazon doesn't allow 4.5 or 4.75 to be given as a… Read more
4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
As a huge Mayfield fan, I'd heard about this collection well-before its release, & eagerly anticipated the day it hit the shops.
Oh dear - what a disappointment. A remix is supposed to enhance the original - I'm sure we can all think of examples where the 'extended' or '12-inch mix' improved the original version, but the interpretations on this album are simply awful.
The majority of the remixers cannot have spent more than half an hour working on these tracks; the only exception is the Ashley Beedle edit of "Do Do Wap...".
There is the argument that original versions did in fact have enough about them rendering any remix project useless - however, someone… Read more