James Garratt

"James Garratt"
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Superbi ~ Beautiful South
Superbi ~ Beautiful South
25 of 27 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Superb?, 4 May 2006
Superbi is the 9th studio album, not counting Carry on up the Charts and the Covers album.

It's been 17 years since the Beautiful South appeared and has the idea gone stale, or can they still capture the listener's imagination.

In fairness their last album of original material, Gaze was a mixed bag. The covers album did little to endear people although it received some critical acclaim.

Superbi needs to be a good album, it needs freshness, it needs something else, and it needs conviction and belief.

Does it have it? Well having heard a pre release version I am pleased say it does, it certainly bristles with confidence, the sort that has been… Read more

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