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4.0 out of 5 stars A record of touching songs and overlong instrumentals., 4 Feb 2000
This review is from: Everything Picture Ltd (Audio CD)
I bought 'Everything Picture' after seeing Ultrasound live in a small venue, and experiencing the considerable presence of their huge frontman Tiny close up. He is a clown-like figure, his face wracked with pain and anguish, and life experiences, that he has channeled and crafted into some fine songs.There are flashes of the same lyrical cheekiness that typifies Jarvis Cocker, combined with some fantastic melodies, particularly on stand-out tracks 'Stay Young' and 'Sentimental Song'. However, the double CD format is unneccessary, but then so are the keyboard lead improvs that fill that space and take away from the 'proper' songs on the record. Ultrasound could be a complete package and can write some top tunes, but they seem to be a little schitzophrenic, which dilutes the impact of the album. Very good in places, but you can skip through the 10 minute jams that finish-off (literally), some of the tunes.
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