In a time and a country where a frog can rule the charts, this is a timely reminder that good riffs, well scripted words and a pounding rhythm section can restore your belief in good old fashioned rock and roll. This album is the spritual brother of Definately Maybe, with the messiah as it's sister. Whether it's a soaring ballad or a cacophonous wall of sound rocker, this album delivers.
Funky jazz in the style of Steely Dan, Michael Franks and old Prince, played by real musicians wanting to get that human sound and feel. Some call it retro, we call it classic. Lyrics with wit and humour. Also a bit of blues. You'll never have a boring second with Burnshee Thornside.
'In Love With Trouble' is the latest all-original album from Russ Payne and the Shark Dentists. Their songs are born out of the blues tradition, but they also explore beyond the blues. Just as Jimi Hendrix, Cream, Led Zeppelin, Joe Bonamassa and Stevie Ray Vaughan took the blues as a starting point and then exploded it into new areas, Russ and the Sharks like to push their playing to the limits – but without losing the feel of the music that originally inspired them. ...