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Sostie
post Aug 18 2008, 10:21 AM
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post Sep 30 2008, 03:57 PM
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Ade - "So Fresh Off The Press It's Still Green"

1. God damn.
Fine Pop/Funk tune from that walking musical Deity from Minneapolis. Good start that blends seamlessly into..

2. A Mint Royal & New Order inspired (in melody) kind of uplifting instrumental reprise, from one of the better songs this lot have churned out. Very nice. I’m pretty sure I stumbled across an early remix of this track online somewhere & it was a belter. Must hunt it out again.

3. A chilled electronic & regret tinged ballad, helped along by the occasional cameo of strings. Very hard to get this sort of thing right in my opinion & the poor lyrics & dull pace made this a cup of tea that just wasn’t mine in the first place.

4. Great synth in the intro which goes onto become this tunes silent refrain, retrospective 80’s electronica for the modern day. Great little tune. Bound to be Scandinavian, just has to be.

5. Art school 80’s with good guitar, synth & a great bass line. Sax is questionable but then again it wouldn’t be what it is without it. Does Sostie dance to this one?

6. Not even a 2nd rate actor who doesn’t know when to leave music well alone can ruin this funk classic. It makes me want to hang out with those hoodlum friends of mine. This man has magic fingers. Great.

7. I know a fella’ who would like this. He’s not me.
Americana soft rock pop by numbers. This must be what the inside of Zach Braff’s head sounds like.

8. Interesting & diverse track with a melody (particularly in the chorus) that owes a lot to early R.E.M.

9. Electronic doodling & sampling with Vocoder vocals generally makes Ruaidhrí a happy chimp & as much as this is a decent track, this particular act just never ignited my fires as much as it did others.

10. Heh heh heh. This is just plain great. Salsa rhythms, various forms of synth (including a harpsichord part in the background at one point) all gather around 4 rather famous & instantly recognizable chords. Great.

11. Poppy acid house/trance track with spacey lyrics. Vocals aren’t the best though. Ian Brown still tries to make tunes like this.

12. It’s Electro-Rock! Awesome little ditty with a bass drum pedal to die for from the indie boys who knew when to call it a day & buy themselves a mobile disco. Great.

13. Great band. Not my favourite track, but the instrumental bridge to the final chorus is splendid stuff. The rest is a rather ordinary Lennon & Bowie inspired song. Not bad.

14. A song written in the form of a stage musical number which never quite reaches the peaks that it could, in the hands of say a Neil Hannon. Upon ending it slides straight across the bonnet of…

15. An absolute classic instrumental, which although weak in it’s composition & delivery is greater than the sum of its parts & also is boosted by association with popular culture.
Love this not? Love not life.

16. How did I end up in Zach Braff’s head again? Gotta’ be the same chap/chaps as earlier, right?
I’ll give them this, they are slightly better than most of their ilk & I can hear elements of Del Amitri in there. That’s as far as I’m stretching.

17. Chilled track, lightly laced with melancholy & given depth with some sweeping strings, harp & acoustic guitar. Well put together but just didn’t speak to me at all.


A lovely little eclectic collection as usual from Ade. Always plenty in there to like.

7 out of 10

Tracklist Mr. Ade please.

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