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15/01/2015 : LILAC TIME - No Sad Songs

LILAC TIME

No Sad Songs

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[90/100]   

Self-released
15/01/2015, Paul PLEDGER

Even more pleasing is the return of one of Britain's most under-rated and oft-dismissed craftsmen, one Stephen Duffy. Forever toiling with unrequited love-song and minor-key masterpieces, his muse has clearly returned on this taster from his band's upcoming album of the same name (cheekily described as 'a hasty follow-up to 2007's Runout Groove'). Short and sweet, No Sad Songs is a weepie all the same in the traditions of Black Velvet, She Still Loves You and Fortunes, heralding another (hopefully) productive period for The Lilac Time. Smashing. Single of the Week.

 

This review also appeared on Flipside Reviews

Paul PLEDGER
15/01/2015


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