Singles round up

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Various Artists Beachlife (london)

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FOLK/POP Various Artists

Playpen (Playpen Records) A!) (lli)lll'l ()l ":(“L (3(()tl8ltl( llltlSK ll'()lll

the .rl-ces ot l"ea (:rlr'tor‘e, Bllly Bragg, H 'o, Room and ldd=e Reader Oh no' ,(rt. groa" as you load th s (lllfllt'l rnto t'ie (awage 'nam'g a l“:("‘.l<ll note to sp " ‘.or.' Sarto}; Denny t F) rrnrnedrately atter to hem "ot'. t should be done No need, t‘nvs 's great ll‘ea Cirlrrtore's opener 'l’eopt- l I'M" Y:)u' rs a (oil-cer, Bragg -s (lt‘t)t"lt(tal)l(" rt unznsplred \.*.'rth .ers:()r‘ ot ‘l.lust l’arnt You A

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METAL Motorhead

The Best Of l.lotorheaci (Sanctuary)

Does exact t. \.'."a'_ t sags o" t"e t r‘, tn's one Tuxo CDs, -10 t'ar ks, taro hours, 27 "ates a":: 26 ‘st‘(()"(ls of the best meta exe'". payed A‘ t"e a'npneta'n "e S()(‘:\(‘(l( ass ( s we "ere, Sl‘()\.‘\.‘z"(} nrer se l.loto"‘eau ar‘o strzl are a (olossa lze'Tce o" tr‘e \.‘.()."l(l o‘ roc-c 'o one' t"eoas12‘5 '('our‘t 'er“ yea"s lo" (o' er tors t"e'e are rare so"gs, o'er. oasw,’ easeu

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record reviews MUSIC

notes For the rest or ;.s, there's Just go“ atter gem o‘ att tage, gurtars and greatness Ar‘d f' you tl‘. nk there's a better way to St)("‘(t two 'nrnutes and 46 S(‘(O"(}S 0" your rte than lrstenrng to ‘Ace 0‘ Shades tne" yo'a’re sadly, sadly staxe" Doug Jonnstone.


Barnes/Weller Band Cannonball (ASC Records) * r Alan Barnes and Don Weller are two of Brztarn's leadv‘g saxophonrsts, and they (o-led th:s t" bute to the rnusrc of Car‘nonba'? Adderley, usrng one Of the late great altorrwen's fatourrte

(ornb nations, a sextet The tunes are all assoclated mth the saxophonrst, rncludrng Nat Adderley’s classm 'Work Song' and 'ere Samba’, Junror Mance's 'Jubrlatron’, and Bobby Trmmons's 'Drs Here And Dat Dere', but they stop short of ssrnply regurgrtatrnq Adderley's rnrrsrc Instead, e near tnerr own energrsed and rn‘-.'entrye rnterpretatrons of these ('lasszc tunes, \‘.|Ill ensemble arrangements largely shared by the two saxopl‘onrsts and, ;n the case of Vrctor Feldrnan’s ’Azule Serape', pranrst John Donaldson .Kenny lylathreson)

JAZZ Charles Lloyd

The Water Is Wide (ECM Records)

C "arles Lloyd '.‘.as assoc rated wrth the t'ree 33/; axa'rt-garde and the nascent }a/./-"()(-\ rrtoxe'nent the late 60s, but as 'n;.s:;al grec tron has been less trenet c during hrs current strnt Wltll LCM lr'ls seventh album for the label rs an n‘peccabry performed collectron of a dozen, ballads, .ncluornc; several of

n s o.'.". tunes alongsrde rnterpretatrons o‘ (ldSSlCS from the Ellrngton 7-Strayhorn t)()().\, a splrrted spr" tual and the much- :oze'eu Ce t:( ‘oik song whrch l)'()‘.1(l(‘8tltetltt‘tt‘dC'K The stellar band features planlst Brad Mehldau, gurtarrst John Aberc"on‘bre ar‘d the great Bllly lltgg ns on drums, and the musrc‘ axoros the orre-dr'ne'tsronal feel \yhrch (an aftfrct :rnremrttrr‘. ;;y slow-tempo Kenny ltlathresonr


STAR RATINGS dnmrssable Very good \‘v’orth a shot Below average You've been warned

Butter wouldn’t melt in the mouths of those lovely lads Motorhead

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