Monday April 6, 2020

Album Reviews

Albums by Escort, Delorentos, First Aid Kit, Django Bjango, Beth Jeans Houghton & the Hooves of Destiny, and Alex Chilton.

29th January, 2012
Escort by Escort.

Escort (Tirk Recordings)

Though not without its rubbish moments, Escort's eponymous debut is mostly a blast. The NY-based disco ensemble (17 members for live performances!) pitch their sound between the glass-mountain grandeur of Chic and the party-time grooves of Earth, Wind & Fire.

The instrumentation is layered on with a trowel - always a plus in disco - and, while there are a couple of ill-advised forays into KC & The Sunshine Band territory, most of...

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