CHERRY, NENEH & THE THING - THE CHERRY THING (CD)


"This partnership of prog Scandinavian free-jazz trio The Thing - named for a Don Cherry track - and Neneh Cherry -stepdaughter of said Don - seems too convenient to be true. But true it is, and The Cherry Thing is quite a brilliant combination, with its creepy, freaky sound and clever reinventions of Suicide's Dream Baby Dream, MF Doom's hard-hitting Accordion and grimy, strip-club ready take on Dirt by The Stooges. To the non jazz tuned ear it's a discordant old mess at times - the baritone sax blares boozily, things fall in and out of time and Cherry's vocals are totally uncooked - but there's an admirable sense of experimentation. Cherry never was your cookie-cutter pop star; on her own Cashback she singe the line "If I could only be/like I´ve always wanted", with conviction. (**** Dan Stubbs, MOJO Magazine)
soon in stock - please pre-order | NO| 2012| SMALLTOWN SUPERSOUND | 17.90


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