Album review

The Beautiful South - Golddiggas, Headnodders & Pholk Songs

Heaton and co's latest attempt at carrying on up the charts is on the back of these admittedly unusual takes on Newton-John and Travolta's "You're The One That I Want" or S Club's "Don't Stop Moving" (both rearranged as Tindersticks-lite doom ballads). We also get Lush's "Ciao!" and The Ramones' "Blitzkrieg Bop". So something to piss off just about everybody, then?

Rating: 2 / 10


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