It’s lovely down at the Hollow with Adam Scrimshire. You get to listen to all sorts of beautiful and mesmerising music accompanied by some great singers and even a brass band. With this album, Scrimshire has managed to create an collection of diverse songs with a common vibe – one that is both soulful and sombre, sexy and sultry.
This album came out a few weeks ago, probably whilst you were sunning yourselves on the beaches of the Riviera, so it’s worth highlighting, through the unquestionably authoritative power of a Meme Review, exactly how good the record is.
We absolutely love this album. Using the seven inch as its ‘hook’, is a great idea but it is the quality of the tracks that are featured that makes this record worth spending your pocket money on. Right from the very beginning, with the James Taylor Quartet’s hammond-heavy ‘Senouci Part 1′, to the very last (‘Get Carter’ by The Filthy Six) each of the songs is a corker.
We almost passed this album over. On first listen it all sounded a bit twee, but it has taken a month or two for us to come round, and now we get it. Stac‘s debut album on Wah Wah 45s is a beautiful acoustic soul effort put together with help from label-mate (Adam) Scrimshire and contibutions [...]