Paul Fillingham

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A Casual Introduction 1981 / 2001 ~ Edwyn Collins
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5.0 out of 5 stars A juicy classic, 2 Nov 2002
The quacking synthesiser bass on 'Rip it Up' is one of those timeless classics of the early 1980's. Edwyn Collins' inspired vocals warble along to the sound of his distinctive guitar sound, played loud and raw.
Not many groups or musicians are able to recapture the power and the glory of their early days. But Edwyn Collins is one exception. 'A Girl Like You' stormed the record charts a couple of years back, giving him the longevity and success he deserves.
One surprise on this compilation is the cover of 'The Witch Queen of New Orleans' that rocks along like a train.
The only omission that I would have liked to have seen on the album is 'Flesh of my Flesh' another classic… Read more