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New Music CDs Round-Up 10 | reviews, news & interviews

New Music CDs Round-Up 10

New Music CDs Round-Up 10

Including The-Dream, Sia, Tom Petty, Giggs, David Weiss and Ed Harcourt.

The-Dream: dark excess

This month's most interesting new music CDs according to theartsdesk music team includes a dark take on sex and consumerism by The-Dream, which is CD of the Month, "morally ambiguous" South London gangsta rap from Giggs, disco pop from Sia, Scissor Sisters and Robyn, "indietronica" from Grasscut and Tobacco, heritage rock from Tom Petty, immaculate jazz from David Weiss and a compilation of old Colombian dance music. Stinker of the Month is Eminem who is cordially advised to take up religion, get fat or do charity work. Reviewers this month are Joe Muggs, Thomas H Green, Bruce Dessau, Howard Male, Adam Sweeting, Russ Coffey, Marcus O'Dair and Peter Culshaw.


what joe says about the-dream is spot on - pop genius masking stunningly intricate production »»»

Hope the Giggs album is more interesting than the vid. Bit sick of hearing gangstas (innit) blabbing about guns, pussy, etc. Is there anything more to be added to the 'erudite gangsta' school of British rap since Run Come Save Me?

love the sia 'clap your hands' video!! althougha slight guilty pleasure, and the girls are going gaga for Robyn this time round eh?

Pity the poor souls who 'end up covered in red like a portion of chips'. Almost as humiliating as 'cooking emcees like a pound of bacon'

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