Playdough - Lonely Superstar

Thursday 1st May 2003
Playdough - Lonely Superstar
Playdough - Lonely Superstar

STYLE: Hip-Hop
RATING 7 7 7 7 7 7 7
OUR PRODUCT CODE: 6951-6730
LABEL: Uprok BED39599
FORMAT: CD Album

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Reviewed by T A Sutherland

The prolific Playdough needs no introduction with his trade mark mix of sounds featuring the acoustic melodic signature of Ill Harmonics contrasting with the starker Phonetic Composition vibe. A tad predictable in places and I couldn't shrug the nagging feeling that Playdough and Knight sounded richer a couple of years back. That said, the tracks that work on this CD are superb and memorable. So, check out the beautifully bass-centric “You Will Listen”. The pounding “Seeds Of Abraham” (there's a track that needs serious air play!) and the unusual indi hybrids “Clappy Valentino” and “Simple 1” a couple of true head nodders. A bit more direction and consistent quality and this would have been a cracking album, worth a spin though, if you like your Playdough.

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Sample Track Listing:
1. You Will Listen [Listen]
2. Seeds Of Abraham [Listen]
3. 5cent Needleheads [Listen]

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