Album: Reverend and the Makers, @Reverend_Makers (Cooking Vinyl)

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Sheffield's John McClure is never happier than when he's having it both ways, quoting Leonard Cohen while pushing the buttons of a demographic more attuned to Sacha Baron Cohen.

Here, he comes over like a less-messed-up Shaun Ryder. "Yes You Do", a 1950s rock'n'roll love song updated for the synth age, is the standout track, but "Bassline" is the most typical: a satire of dancefloor culture which talks about "drops" as the drop kicks in. Cake had, and eaten. SP

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