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Album: Samuel Purdey, Musically Adrift (Tummy Touch)

Interesting one this. Originally released in the 1990s, Musically Adrift is the work of Barney Hurley and Gavin Dodds, a session drummer and guitarist with links to Jamiroquai and the Acid Jazz label.

But what Hurley and Dodds wanted most was to sound like Steely Dan and so, with the help of Dan Man Elliot Randall, they released this. And verily it bombed. "Right record, wrong time," says the press info now. A fact which is as true now as it was back then.