Groove Armada have produced an excellent album in Lovebox. Their music has moved position slightly from a leftfield, lounging sound to a more upfront and, dare I say it, rocky kind of sound. First couple of tracks I was thinking - wow, guitar driven - by the end I was immersed completely in GA's dubby janglings. But the primary reason I bought this SACD was to see what could be done with the format. I *had* dismissed the SACD circuitry in my top-end DVD player as a gimmick and had only given the time of day to a couple of tracks on the sampler SACD included in the box. I'd used some really cheap interconnects and thought that would be good enough. When Amazon.co.uk delivered Lovebox to me, I slipped it into the player and was totally blown away by the production and positioning in all the speakers normally devoted to DVD only. So much so, that I had to buy new leads for the audio outputs from the DVD specifically for SACD. The clarity on the disc is fantastic: put it in a CD player and it sounds good, put it into a two-channel SACD player and it's great, put it in a multi-channel SACD player and hold on to something, Dorothy, "cause Kansas is going bye-bye." A great investment if you have an SACD player; a superb bit of music too.
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