Album Reviews

Albums by ZZ Top, Mark Knopfler, The xx, Mumblin' Deaf Ro, Pink and Scouting For Girls.

15th September, 2012
ZZ Top: La Futura (American Recordings).

ZZ Top: La Futura (American Recordings)

Always predictable but never boring, ZZ Top sound like a band with a point to prove on their 15th album. Their first release for nine years, it's also their first since splitting from long-time svengali Bill Ham. What you get here is what you always get from them: a steady but satisfying diet of edibly crunchy guitar and clanking rhythms. That's not to say there are no twists -...

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