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2 stars Audience last album Lunch is not a favorite among the fans. Personally I like it almost as much as the two previous albums. Itīs a bit more diverse than those, but you can still hear that it is Audience playing. The style is a bit more soul influenced on this album though, just listen to a song like Ainīt the Man You Need.

Songs like Stand by the Door and In Accord are very good songs which reminds me of Audience great debut album. There are also some pretty horrible stuff here too Iīm afraid. A song like Hula Girl is really bad but generally the songs are really good. Itīs not the most progressive album youīll ever hear though.

The musicians are very competent and especially singer Howard Werth stands out with his in your face attitude. What a powerful singer. Keith Gemmelīs flute and especially sax is also very present on the album. This is usual business for Audience. They have hired a couple of more horn players on Lunch though which helps the more soulful feeling to emerge.

All in all itīs an ok album, but really not too recommendable. I will always listen to their great debut instead of this. 2 stars is all I can give.

UMUR | 2/5 |


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