Grace Jones: Hurricane (Wall Of Sound)

Now 60, Grace Jones has been out of the pop loop for a long time – Hurricane is her first album since 1989.

8th November, 2008

Now 60, Grace Jones has been out of the pop loop for a long time – Hurricane is her first album since 1989.

Hearteningly, the guest list includes Slyand Robbie, with whom she did her best work decades ago at Compass Point studios in the Bahamas. And for the first 20 minutes, you almost believe she can take you right back to 1981.

Her forbidding boom of a voice, still intact, gets a full airing on the superb opener...

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