ON THE TURNTABLE: Underworld – Barbara, Barbara, we face a shining future

ON THE TURNTABLE: Underworld - Barbara, Barbara, we face a shining future

Short, sharp and frank reviews from a confessed vinyl junkie. I’ll be posting my most loved records and most recent purchases right here for your perusal every week.

Amazingly titled, ninth studio album from the always brilliant duo, released in 2016. Underworld albums are like epic journeys, taking the listener through various soundscapes along the way, sometimes frantic, sometimes more chilled, and this album lays in the latter for the most part. ‘Barbara…’ was released 8 years after its predecessor ‘, Barking’ and in that time, Karl worked on two albums with Eno, which definitely shows on the B side. Long may their otherworldly bleeps continue.

Listen to ‘Barbara, Barbara, we face a shining future’ – BELOW:

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Sean is based in Manchester; his favourite artists include James Brown, MF Doom, The National, Bon Iver, Radiohead, Eric B & Rakim, Aretha Franklin, Serge Gainsbourg, John Lennon and Public Enemy. Sean has also been a promoter, DJ and a failed musician. Nowadays he resides in the Northern Quarter of Manchester and is a vinyl junkie, sneaker collector and MCFC fan.

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