19 September 2013

THE EXCITEMENTS: Sometimes Too Much Ain’t Enough (2013)

The 2011 release of The Excitements‘ self-titled debut LP was pretty much the retro-soul equivalent of a new gang rocking up in town and telling the competition, “Get lost. We run shit here now.” And they weren’t fronting. The album delivered twelve stank covers of early-to-mid-sixties rnb, recorded analogue style and played tightly enough to have Daptone looking nervous. The jewel in the band’s crown however was singer Koko Jean Davis, who (I put it to you) is the most convincing soul queen throwback in the history of …READ FULL POST @ MONKEYBOXING.COM

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