The Electrics - Big Silent World

Friday 1st October 1993
The Electrics - Big Silent World
The Electrics - Big Silent World

STYLE: Roots/Acoustic
RATING 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 9
LABEL: Pila 271922

Reviewed by Tony May

Music doesn't come finer than this. Sammy Homer and the gang have pulled together a high protein, hugely enjoyable set, bursting with songs that pummel you into paying undivided attention to what's happening. The irresistible combination is of sizzling Celtic-based folk sounds allied to thoughtful lyrics indicating an acute degree of awareness and concern. You want disturbing? Try "End Of The World", full of endtimes pain. You prefer to dance to a nifty little song of gratitude? Right away, sir, we recommend "Here's To You". Something traditional you say? Nothing better than the blistering attack of "The Irish Rover" to savage your shoes. Social awareness? It's "Take Take Take" for you, my son, that'll sort you out. As someone with considerable involvement with secular folk music, believe me when I say that this is as wonderful as almost anything out there. Must go now, gotta play it again. And again, again and again.

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Sample Track Listing:
1. End Of The World [Listen]
2. Here´s To You [Listen]
3. Song Of The Least [Listen]
4. I Believe In Freedom [Listen]
5. Back Of Your Head [Listen]
6. Rajun Cajun [Listen]
7. He Is There [Listen]
8. Take Take Take [Listen]
9. Big Important You [Listen]
10. All That You Want Me To Be [Listen]
11. Irish Rover [Listen]
12. Finally Over With You [Listen]
13. I Can Say I Tried [Listen]
14. Sing My Song [Listen]

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