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Here’s the first ever vinyl pressing of Arthur Russell’s ‘Another Thought’, a posthumous collection compiled from 800 tape reels recorded between 1982 and ‘90. What’s immediately surprising is how coherent it sounds as an album. The performances often hushed, sparse and soulful, largely performed solo with a handful of notable exceptions including the superb use ...

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Another Thought by Arthur Russell
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9/10 Mike Staff review, 26 September 2013

Here’s the first ever vinyl pressing of Arthur Russell’s ‘Another Thought’, a posthumous collection compiled from 800 tape reels recorded between 1982 and ‘90. What’s immediately surprising is how coherent it sounds as an album. The performances often hushed, sparse and soulful, largely performed solo with a handful of notable exceptions including the superb use of brass and conga on ‘This Is How We Walk On The Moon’.

The main focus is on Russell’s idiosyncratic cello style, conjuring up toe tapping but melancholic grooves from clever booming loops and nimbly picked burblings, and his sweetly soulful voice cutting through with a smooth vulnerability that’s part Jeff Buckley, part Elliott Smith, part Mark Sandman. It’s easy to compare him to those who’ve come since and been inspired by him - David Thomas Broughton is another example - but Russell really was a one of a kind, and as far as posthumous odds-and-sods collections go this is remarkable. Soak it up.


10/10 Dan McCabe Customer review, 3rd December 2014

Perfectly avant-garde, perfectly accessible!

This really is one of my favourite buys ever! Arthur Russell has such a mysterious magnetism that makes him and his music so interesting and captivating.

His story is amazing and this shows in his music whether this is vague or blatant in meaning you understand exactly what he is trying to convey.

Perfection.


10/10 Dougie Customer rating (no review), 9th May 2019

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Arthur Russell - Home Away From Home - YouTube



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