Purple Strain

Thursday, 7 February 2008, 17:19 | Category : Uncategorized
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This is a very odd compilation. It’s probably trying to capitalise on Prince’s massive profile last year, but there are a couple of obvious problems right from the start. First, have a look at the tracklisting. Rather than being a specially commissioned album of Prince covers, it’s clearly been an exercise in searching around by [...]

The Cave Singers - Invitation Songs

Thursday, 7 February 2008, 13:42 | Category : Uncategorized
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How important is a good album cover? It’s not essential obviously – some of my favourite records of last year had terrible covers (see SFA, MIA, Animal Collective) – but sometimes a decent cover can enhance an album, or your expectations of it at least. I’m not even sure what exactly it is about the [...]