With Cold World, Naomi Shelton and the Gospel Queens deliver funky throwback gospel-tinged soul music of the highest quality.
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The German synth-pop band pull an unfortunate bait-and-switch.
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The Tins are rather plain, write kind of sappy stuff, and are just resoundingly good. Not brilliant, not special. Just good.
Competent post-hardcore that's written with vocal melodies in mind. Too bad their frontman can only handle shouting.
A great package of fine instrumentation, interesting voices and very good songs.