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Lousy With Love - The B-Sides Of Del Amitri ~ Del Amitri
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I've been a Del Amitri fan for years and own pretty much all their albums: I really wanted to like this CD. But I don't. In fact, I would go as far as to say that it is one of the most disappointing CD purchases I have ever made.
Everything about this album is weak. The tunes are poor, without any of the catchiness of the band's other songs - these are not tracks that get stuck in your head for days on end. Most damagingly for a erudite band like Del Amitri, many of the lyrics are truly atrocious. The second track, "Return of Maggie Brown", is so cliched and ungainly in its attempt at social commentary, it could have been written by a Levellers tribute band. That… Read more

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