Some of the pop music on this collection ranks among the best, but fans and the curious of nature might be better off with acquiring the four-disc anthology than another greatest hits package.
Rumer has retreated to the safe territory of Bacharach/David to reignite her career. It works: refined and assured, this is a magnificent execution of vocal craft on a timeless set of songs.
This collection of selections and collaborations spanning 30 years confirms Jah Wobble as the foremost interpreter and practitioner of dub on the global scale. He is a consummate musician to boot.
This might suffer from too much anonymous dance filler, but there are enough reminders why Springfield's place in the all-time vocal pantheon is fully merited.
Travis may never be able to cut loose from their folk rock trappings. But Everything At Once has enough injections of passion and departures from the regular formula to merit attention.
A minor triumph for one of music's ultimate mavericks, Kevin Rowland, convincing that Irish folk and pop/soul standards can make an appealing combination.