iTunes

Apertura di iTunes Store.Se iTunes non si apre, fai clic sull'icona dell'applicazione iTunes nel Dock o sul desktop di Windows.Progress Indicator
Apertura di iBooks Store in corsoSe iBooks non si apre, clicca sull'app iBooks nel Dock.Progress Indicator
iTunes

iTunes is the world's easiest way to organize and add to your digital media collection.

Non abbiamo trovato iTunes sul tuo computer. Per le anteprime e l'acquisto di musica da Thames Valley Leather Club and Other Stories di Always, installa iTunes adesso.

Hai già iTunes? Fai clic su Anche io ho iTunes! per aprirlo.

I Have iTunes Download gratuito
iTunes per Mac+PC

Thames Valley Leather Club and Other Stories

Apri iTunes per visualizzare in anteprima, acquistare e scaricare musica.

Recensione album

Expanded in a re-release on CD some years later to include some singles from the time, Thames Valley Leather Club was Kevin Wright's first album under any name, his own or others. It's a classic él Records release from the late '80s if ever there was one — art-pop-influenced, incredibly English, and darn good. His is the only name on the credits and it appears to be a solo album in all but name, a ready equivalent to sometime labelmate Momus if not quite so constantly arch (though the title track alone betrays an evident desire to play around with sometimes rude imagery). The occasional backing female vocal ("My Honeymoon Bell," the title track) indicates some form of extra participation. Wright's easy, self-consciously affected style is definitely the center of the whole album's charm, with tracks like "Mystery Disappearance" given just a touch of John Barry dramatics and spy movie airs, suiting his style in just the right way. The jangly/keyboard combinations and sometimes thin sound of the arrangements both dates the record and places it as one of those influences that would yet crop up on later bands — one readily suspects Belle & Sebastian and Spearmint, to name two, had this album somewhere in their collections. But where Wright and company play around with other sounds in particular — the slight Cocteau Twins slow shimmer of "Amateur Detection," the sudden lovely, uplifting guitar part that concludes "Love and Death in Metroland" — all can be wonderful. The extra tracks, from the Metroland and Thames Valley Leather Club EPs, have in some cases a brighter, lusher style. "The Arcade," with Wright turning in a more commanding performance than before, and the mysterious, Middle Eastern-tinged lope of "Park Row" are two fine examples.

Album e brani più venduti di Always

Thames Valley Leather Club and Other Stories, Always
Vedi in iTunes

Valutazioni dei clienti

Non abbiamo ricevuto abbastanza valutazioni per visualizzare una media per quanto riguarda questo album.

Contemporanei