Album: Colorama, Good Music (AED)

 

Andy Gill
Friday 24 August 2012 14:18
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The most rewarding factor on this album is the involvement of Edwyn Collins as producer (and label boss).

While not restricting the band's natural eclecticism, Collins has brought a focus to each track that affords it maximum impact, whether it's the skeletal but muscular funk-pop of "Old Fashioned Girl", or the staccato groove of "Good Music". Elsewhere, "The War Con" is a Calexico-meets-Link Wray instrumental, "Do The Pump" revives the classic "Radar Love" motorik groove, and "Delaware" affects the sinister croon of The Doors. Deft and diverse, they're the Welsh Ween.

Download: Old Fashioned Girl; Good Music; Delaware; Why Is She

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