Well she hasn't sampled it, just taken the tune in its entirety and added new words. In my view the song is rubbish but I must confess I’ve never liked sampling it’s just for those lazy people who lack originality.
It is woeful. As I said in lamentation to the skies when I first heard it "is NOTHING sacred!".
I think it's especially disappointing that it was Beverely Knight who did this. I always considered her one of the last old school soul singer types who was holding out against numbing modernity. It says much about modern production techniques that they can take a fairly talented singer and make her voice sound absolutely awful.
But then it's easy for us to deride folks for selling out when the struggling artiste can barely put food in their mouth while all we music fans are having teams of bikini girls lightening our Cuban cigars with £100 notes as we lounge on our luxury pleasure boat moored off Inverkip.
Most showbiz types only dream of our carefree lifestyles. They are the modern peons. Pity the poor artist who can only scrap a bare subsistence with the soul destroying credo "...by any means possible".
My Bum Fuzz unit just arrived in California along with some plectrums with Edwin art. It took me along time to order this unit, but the twenty five year gestation period for it to be built surely eclipses my lack of urgency. Best regards all...
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Can I just thank you for your contribution to my life. From that very first shiver I got listening to Felicity on the John Peel Show to the smile I still express today when you burst into laughter half way through Consolation Prize, it's important I let you know how much your music means to me before one of us croaks it.
I was hooked instantly and bought all the singles and albums, the ten inches, 12 inches and even ripped the flexi discs off Smash Hits and Melody…
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Does anyone know anything about this mythical film that Edwyn was working on in the mid 80's with Alan Horne and Paul Quinn? Paul Blue Eyes and Ain't That Always The Way were credited as being from…Continue