#509 Funkadelic – Cosmic Slop

Now I confess, I get a bit confused with the complex intermingling history of Parliament and Funkadelic, but I do like a bit of funk and this is the biz. Prince was my gateway drug into funk and George Clinton’s rhythmic creations in particular. And this is a super cheap compilation CD that I bought … Continue reading #509 Funkadelic – Cosmic Slop


#568 Goldfrapp – Supernature

Alison Goldfrapp and Will Gregory are gleefully channelling Marc Bolan on this, their third, glamtastic album, not least on their big hit and album opener Ooh La La. They even have a song called Ride A White Horse (somewhat more practical than a swan), referencing the heights of hedonistic disco nights at Studio 54. It’s … Continue reading #568 Goldfrapp – Supernature

#996 Prince – Batman

I’ll go out on a limb here and say this isn’t Prince’s best album. But it is lots of fun. The soundtrack to the 1989 Tim Burton directed Batman movie, back when superhero movies were a camp bit of nostalgic nonsense, before they all turned into identikit versions of overblown dialogue and CGI explosions. (Deadpool … Continue reading #996 Prince – Batman