STYLE: Pop RATING OUR PRODUCT CODE: 7190-6963 LABEL: ICC ICCD16120 FORMAT: CD Album ITEMS: 1
Reviewed by Alastaire Reece
A live album, recorded at The Amulet in Shepton Mallet, which captures one of Britain's hardest working Christian bands "in the act". Fans will recognise many of the tracks here, taken from their previous albums 'Rachel Says Boo!' and 'Giggle', although there are a few new songs. Musically it's what you'd expect, stomp city, manic fiddling and if you don't feel the urge to leap around like a loony then you're listening to the wrong album and according to my mate Phil, "Eden Burning gone doo lally!" The album starts with "Good For My Old Mother", a frenetic reworking of the traditional chorus "Give Me That Old Time Religion", and from then on the pace is wild. Favourites such as "While Rome Burns", "Because The Drug" and "A Day In The Life Of" take on a harder edge and become catchier than ever. For me though, "I Don't Adam And Eve It" and Woody Guthrie's "Jesus Christ" stand out as examples of Why? at their best. Fans will love this album and fans of The Pogues, the Levellers and the Saw Doctors should definitely check it out.
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