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Beware ~ Panjabi MC
Beware ~ Panjabi MC
That can't be overvaluated: the Indian hip-hop-meets-folk-tunes sound is finally presented to the western market. And the job done by Panjabi MC is huge and highly impressive: at least two international hits and an additional number of really enjoyable tunes.
The strongest stand-outs are Beware/Mundian To Bach Ke, Jogi, Mirza Part 2, Ghalla Gurian, and Challa.
Recommended to anyone.
Natural Selection ~ Fuel
4.0 out of 5 stars Naturally unselected, Oct. 2 2003
While there's no much progress for the band with their new release, and even the same level hits that were present on Something Like Human can hardly be found on the new cd, the guys from Fuel somehow manage to show the best sides of the band, and the songwriting talent of Carl Bell is still there, shining this time, however, slightly less bright.
Still exploiting the concept of a multi-styled music approach, the band has closed to less variable sound, which is rather helpful in the case of Natural Selection.
While some tracks impress with the previously known energy and excellent guitar work (take Quarter, Down Inside Of You, Won't Back Down, and Getting Thru), some others, like… Read more
Unstable (Advisory) ~ Adema
2.0 out of 5 stars The way you hate it, Oct. 1 2003
It may vary, depending on how much you might have expected from the new release, or how much you dislike the modern pop-metal in general.
The sad fact is Adema didn't move much forward since the debut album. Following the trends of the poppy heavier music, bringing nothing new and original, and finally having nothing as much memorable as The Way You Like It and Giving In from their first cd, Unstable is simply destinied to be more or less useless piece of plastic with a nice cover that would be appreciated by the die-hard fans of the band and the rest of the undemanding pop music lovers.
The two stars are fairly deserved by Co-Dependent and Needles. The dvd is helpful as well,… Read more