Sixth album unites Rochdale's biggest ever musical export with producer Trevor Horn

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Lisa Stansfield – The Moment

Buoyed by the success of last year’s Biography hits collection, the 20 million-selling Stansfield sought out Horn to give her career a lift. Reining in the excesses of his style, the producer highlights Stansfield’s dependably no-nonsense approach. Her smouldering version of Prefab Sprout’s “When Loves Break Down”?complete with a new McAloon-penned verse?is an unexpected highlight. The chattering rhythms and glacial touches on the title track are representative of how Horn enlivens the material; in these bespoke settings, her honesty and directness are hard to dislike.