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An absolute masterpiece!
on 18 January 2004
This album is a classic, a set of songs of amazing variety and great melodic depth. I love the sitars and tabla on Questions and the raucous rock of Heaven Sent. Communication is a catchy slice of pop-rock with a driving beat, Taste It sounds like one the Stones’ funky ballads with its jerky rollicking rhythm, whilst Not Enough Time is a soulful love song with beautiful vocals and gripping chorus.
All Around is a powerful up-tempo rock gem and the tuneful Baby Don’t Cry with its sixties flavour and uplifting harmonies is irresistible. One of the highlights of this great album is the poignant Beautiful Girl, where great lyrics, vocals and playing gel into a pop masterpiece. Back On Line, Strange Desire and Men and Women are great too.
There are no duds on Welcome To Wherever You Are. It is one of those rare albums where every track offers something special. Inxs’ s mastery of such a variety of styles is impressive. This is probably one of the very best, and most underappreciated, rock albums of the 1990s.