“By contrast, Jenny Again is a simple stripped down acoustic number with nary a hint of anything else, except a mention of Little Chef.”
Anyone who has a song called What If Oslo Really Failed can’t be all bad.
Wilbur is another mid-to-slow tempo reflection with a mournful guitar accompaniment (it must be bloody bleak where this lot live).
“You could almost run a spread bet on the number of times “heart ache” or “heart break” is sung during this compilation.”
“The album mixes Eastern European and Klezmer traditions with that of British folk music (in the wider sense of the word folk) and modern composition. ”
“While the dvd overall is a fun accessory for the obsessive, it’s hard to imagine the person who could really need a close-up of Gedge (in Interstate 5) lamenting “But I have this nagging fear that sex was all you needed” while looking exactly like your boss telling you off for poor timekeeping. ”
“Passenger’s Log is next, so we won’t worry too much and try to describe that instead. Oh Christ on a bike, its 15 minutes long. ”
“There’s a real buzz in King’s College, made stronger somehow by the presence of the band’s latest and most high profile supporter Noel Gallagher. Of course Shack gigs these days are full of 40+s who still can’t believe Shack have actually turned up at the gig.”