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AFFINITY

Affinity

 

Eclectic Prog

3.69 | 98 ratings

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kingdhansak
5 stars Have given this a full 5 stars without a second thought, this LP is simply sublime. Indeed many may argue about those long lost rarities being not up to scratch, but this is. The only only 'official' release by the band, which is a shame, If they could churn this out as a debut, god knows what else they could have had in store for us. It still amazes me, how good this is, as it is made up of many cover versions. Indeed, their version of All Along The Watch tower, covered by many, is by far the best rendition I've heard - Yes even Hendrix I'm afraid.

All tracks benefit hugely from the brilliant vocal abilities of Linda Hoyle. She has power and soul. Possibly the most underated vocalist of all time. Just listen to the track Mr Joy. Reminds me of the James Bond theme that never was!

Her backing band are pretty damn fine as well. The keyboards are the real highlight, reminding me of ATOMIC ROOSTER at times, which is of course a good thing. Hard rocking, jazzy tunes, with brass sections mixed with gentle ballads, it just works so well. Every track is excellent. When you've finished reading this, click onto and music retail site, find this album and hit the 'buy' button. Reissues on vinyl and cd are easy to find, some as you can see with bonus tracks. Expect to pay mega for an original though.

AMAZING!!!!!!!!

kingdhansak | 5/5 |

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