Scott Krippayne - It Goes Like This

Monday 1st September 2003
Scott Krippayne - It Goes Like This
Scott Krippayne - It Goes Like This

RATING 4 4 4 4
LABEL: Spring Hill 9042103923
RRP: £2.50

Reviewed by Philip Croft

On his website Scott describes one of his biggest influences as being Elton John. As a big fan of Elton in the ‘70s and ‘80s (my first live gig as a schoolboy was seeing Elton on his 1973 Goodbye Yellow Brick Road tour with Kiki Dee!) I have to admit that I was greatly looking forward to listening to this CD. Sadly though, I was very disappointed. Whilst the influences of the pianist from Pinner are discernable (just!) this is for the most part barely distinguishable from the morass of slick but totally bland multitude of mass produced albums that come out every year to provide fodder for the mass of equally bland radio stations dotted throughout the United States. What’s more at only 38 minutes long this is a woefully short album compared to the hour plus that is the standard these days.

The opinions expressed in this article are not necessarily those held by Cross Rhythms. Any expressed views were accurate at the time of publishing but may or may not reflect the views of the individuals concerned at a later date.

Interested in reviewing music? Find out more here.

Be the first to comment on this article

We welcome your opinions but libellous and abusive comments are not allowed.

We are committed to protecting your privacy. By clicking 'Send comment' you consent to Cross Rhythms storing and processing your personal data. For more information about how we care for your data please see our privacy policy.