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artist:JAMES MCKENZIE & THE MCKENZIE BROTHERS
title:

JAMES MCKENZIE & THE MCKENZIE BROTHERS (LP)

label:ATHENS OF THE NORTH (UK)

2,640円


A1. James McKenzie - "Lady Is Love" (3:16)
A2. James McKenzie - "Live Again" (4:10)
A3. James McKenzie - "Two Ladies" (3:59)
A4. The McKenzie Brothers - "Hope She Don't Hurt You" (5:06)
A5. James McKenzie - "Wonderful To Be In Love" (3:45)
B1. The McKenzie Brothers - "Felt Her Fire" (4:00)
B2. James McKenzie - "I've Got To Go" (3:37)
B3. James McKenzie - "Birth Is Love" (6:46)
B4. The McKenzie Brothers - "Joni's Little Song" (2:02)
B5. The McKenzie Brothers - "Lonley Girl" (4:00)
B6. The McKenzie Brothers - "Tomorrow Is Your Own" (2:48)

Like a fine 40-year old whisky, the layers on this record and influences are complex, nuanced & Layered. You might taste something different but here are my tasting notes... The Nose - Notes of Bobby Cauldwell, Steely Dan, David Crosby a definite Sun Drenched yacht folk dram. The Body - I can taste strong notes of Jimmy Webb and Aztec Camera not present on the nose, this a much deeper dram than initially nosed, I can see myself enjoying this in front of a warm fire. Finish - Long finish on this one, I can taste the Miami tarmac, the Beach and salt water, the nightclubs and linen clothing, Don Johnson's dirty washing. Whisky tasting over, both the albums this LP was compiled from were recorded at Coconuts recording Studio in Miami, notable for Miami Sound Machine recordings and Blood, Sweat and Tears. I have been into these for a long time and whilst not the rarest AOTN re-issue to date (although that may change now the words out) they deserve to be recognised for the solid LPs that they are. Just buy it and float away.


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