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A Northern Soul

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A Northern Soul

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
Producers:
Vernon Yard, Virgin
genre:
Rock

We gave it a C

Swirling, psychedelic guitar textures substitute for melody on the British band second full-length album, A Northern Soul. While riffs huff and puff in search of a hook, the lyrics repeat the same banal motifs over and over. Lacking a substantial artistic vision, the Verve creates a musical sound and fury that signifies nothing. B