LZ7 - Gasoline

Published Friday 29th August 2008
LZ7 - Gasoline
LZ7 - Gasoline

STYLE: Hip-Hop
RATING 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8
OUR PRODUCT CODE: 48833-14645
FORMAT: CD Mini-album
RELEASE DATE: 2008-08-15
RRP: £1.00

Reviewed by Tony Cummings

Although Linz told the world this offering was going to sit somewhere between the Beastie Boyz and Run DMC, this seven-song mini-album shows Linz West and cohorts adding to the diverse, rhythmic delights that made their debut such fun. The first track, based loosely on that ancient Sunday school favourite "This Little Light Of Mine", is given a delicious pop dance groove and raps by Linz and Mhlanga that wouldn't sound out of place on a World Wide Message Tribe album. Next up, "Get On It" has more than a hint of UK grime, while the title track, produced by Zarc Porter, is driven by rock guitars which if not the Beastie Boys does give a new twist to LZ7's still expanding repertoire of rhythmic delights. The messages on this set show their usual radical edge. "Love Fanatic" contrasts the radical love of God with the brutal senselessness of street gun culture, "I Will Go" is a bold declaration to step out in obedience to the Great Commission and "The General" rallies the spiritual troupes for forthcoming warfare. Clearly LZ7 have lost none of their edge.

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Reader Comments

Posted by Hayley in UK @ 16:13 on Apr 27 2010

These Guys Came To Our School Today I LOVE YHOO LIND's xxxxxxxxxxxx

Posted by ed in RDG @ 10:50 on Apr 18 2010


Posted by chelsea in preston @ 18:35 on Dec 8 2009

They Came To Our School Tdayy Theyy Are Amazinggg.The Main Guy Kept On Calling Me Blondyy lols

Posted by lauren higham in preston @ 20:02 on Dec 7 2009

rawr they r so cool
came to ashton high school today apsolutly amazing

the drummers quit hawt n so was the singa
i no how he feels my daddy has ms to it is so hard to cope with cus sometimes he goes to sleep and nearly neva wakes up its horrible

rawrr goin to there gig on friday

peace out

Reply by Rebecca Nicholls in preston @ 16:29 on Dec 9 2009

heyyy lauren i noo there cool lol x x x

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Posted by Dan in Stokky @ 17:31 on Oct 15 2009

they came 2 r skwl 2day and they wr immense, ive cn em 1c b4 at Greenbelt festival and dat waz awesome 2

Posted by Charlottee in Manchesterr @ 17:52 on Oct 6 2009

welll gurddd i lovee themm ((:
came our school

Posted by fletch in o.t @ 12:14 on Mar 16 2009

the best album ever

Posted by Neil in Bradford @ 02:53 on Dec 7 2008

This CD is a must. it is a great follow up to their earlier success. This Little Light is the one getting all the play and can be seen on youtube but my favorite is The General. To see LZ7 and the other bands sell out the Apollo Manchester in November was great. A fantastic night was had be everyone there.

Posted by lizzie in stockport @ 15:44 on Nov 30 2008

I think LZ7 are mint, they are the way forward!! Any chance someone could send me the lyrics to "this little light" please?

Reply by Brad in Toronto @ 21:09 on May 2 2009

did you manage to get the lyrics to "little light?" :)
if so, where ? thanks !!!

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Posted by Paige;W in Salfordd @ 17:46 on Nov 29 2008

I Went To See These atThe Apollo And They Were Amazing x

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