Kinobe ‎– Versebridgechorus?

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Jive ‎– 9230512, Pepper Records ‎– 9230512
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  • Barcode: 638592305120

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Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
9230511 Kinobe Versebridgechorus?(2xLP, Album) Zomba Records, Jive 9230511 UK & Europe 2001 Sell This Version
9230518 Kinobe Versebridgechorus?(SACD, Hybrid, Multichannel, Album) Pepper Records, Jive 9230518 UK 2001 Sell This Version
9222422 Kinobe Versebridgechorus?(CD, Album) Jive 9222422 Europe 2001 Sell This Version
9222412 Kinobe Versebridgechorus?(CD) Jive 9222412 Australia 2001 Sell This Version

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scoundrel

scoundrel

August 3, 2004
edited over 14 years ago

VERSEBRIDGECHORUS?, Kinobe's second album, starts off with a bang: "Butterfly" is delicate and unfolds beautifully for its short life, while "Having a Moment" drifts far into lounge territory. The focus seems to be on creating actual songs, rather than extended grooves -- hence the title of the album. "Summer in the Studio" takes the well-known Hammond organ line from "Summer in the City" and transports it into trip-hop. Not all the tracks are tight, however: "Tooth and Nail" doesn't seem to be going beyond sort of typical spy-funk (the dark groove of "Slave One" with its sample from Smoke City's "Devil Mood" is much better), and "The Woodsman and the Wolf" has more mediocre M.C.ing. "The G# Spot" and "Neon Tetra" help redeem those tracks, but also suffer a bit from aimless, freeform drift. So while there's nothing as immediate and memorable as "Slip Into Something," there's still plenty to enjoy here.