Uncut Editor's Diary

You Really Got It! The new Uncut CD previewed

You Really Got It! The new Uncut CD previewed
Allan Jones

The new issue of Uncut has just gone on sale. The Kinks are on the cover and inside we have exclusive interviews with Ray and Dave Davies, who tell us what it will take for them to get back together to celebrate the band’s 50th anniversary in 2014, so we’ve titled this month’s free CD after one of their early hits.

You Really Got It features 15 tracks from the best new albums released so far in 2014 and features Damien Jurado, Dave Edmunds, Courtney Barnett, Shonna Tucker & Eye Candy, Blanks Realm, Doug Paisley, The New Mendicants, September Girls, Brendan Benson, Marijuana Deathsqauds, Boy & Bear, White Manna, The Band Of Heathens, Samantha Crain and Cian Nugent & The Cosmos.

As a taster for the CD, I’ve compiled the following playlist of some of my favourite tracks, which you can hear in their full album versions on our CD.

Damien Jurado
Metallic Cloud

Shonna Tucker & Eye Candy
Since Jimmy Came

September Girls
Green Eyed

Marijuana Deathsquads
Ewok Sadness

White Manna

Cian Nugent & the Cosmos
Grass Above My Head


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