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Golden Mile/Five Live Kursaals ~ Kursaal Flyers
19 of 19 people found the following review helpful
Hot on the heels of the Kursaals Flyers' own "Hit Records: Best Of" release, Sony Rewind have put out "Golden Mile" coupled with "Five Live Kursaals" on a single CD at a low, low price.
It's an essential purchase for many reasons and here are a few...
The full album version of the Kursaals' hit single "Little Does She Know" has even more of Mike (Womble) Batt's "everything including the kitchen sink" OTT production; if you dance the way I do you'll identify with "Two Left Feet" and its lovely lilting latin sound; smile and tap your (2 left?) feet to the infectious Dan Hicks/Chilli Willi swing of "Detroit… Read more
Hit Records ~ Kursaal Flyers
Hit Records ~ Kursaal Flyers
53 of 55 people found the following review helpful
1976's "Little Does She Know" was the first record I ever bought and it's nice to have it on CD after more than 25 years. The Kursaals were at the bright and poppy end of the pub rock scene and always had a great sense of fun and showmanship. That their music still sounds so great is a testament to the songwriting (Will Birch and Graeme Douglas take most of the credit in that department) and having a classic frontman in singer Paul Shuttleworth. A good choice of tracks from the Kursaals' four studio LPs will keep you singing along over many replays of this compilation. If "Radio Romance" and "Pocket Money" and the ever so un-PC "Cruisin' For Love" fail to do it for you go and see a doctor… Read more
Out of the Dark ~ Dennis Locorriere
Out of the Dark ~ Dennis Locorriere
5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
I had spotted Dennis's name on a number backing vocal credits in my record collection over the years so I decided to give his solo effort a chance. I had always been fairly iffy about Dr. Hook so I put in the CD with a little trepidation. No worries! This is top stuff. Sometimes I hear shades Al Green or John Hiatt or Marc Germino - but mostly it's Dennis L. shining through and through. It's gonna take something truly heavyweight to get this disc out of the CD player.