Alain & Jo Yvorra - This Present House

Wednesday 1st December 1999
Alain & Jo Yvorra - This Present House

RATING 6 6 6 6 6 6
LABEL: Independent

Reviewed by Trevor Kirk

This three track CD EP comes from a Franco/Caribbean husband and wife singing and songwriting team from North London. The first track on the EP, "I Can Love", is an atmospheric slab of techno, although there seems to be either too much treble in the mix, some special crackle effects on the synths, or surface noise on the CD - I can't decide which. "Don't Worry" and "Celebrate!" are more routine pop praise, but nevertheless are a cut above the average. Both Alain and Jo have good voices that blend well together, and the band, with keyboards, drums and bass backing Alain's guitar, lays down a solid base for the vocals. A commendable effort.

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