The Blockheads – Where’s The Party?

More life after the blessed Ian Dury...

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In keeping with their position as an ensemble who knew life before Dury’s rhythm stick tickled a nation, the jazzy R&B inflexions of the Blockheads are as chewy as before, even if the guv’nor isn’t around any more. “Where’s The Party?”, “Moving On”, Derek Hussey’s ornate “Spread it” and John Turnbull’s “Shut Up And Dance” are chips off an old block. And just to show this isn’t some cheap and cheerful knees-up, Chas Jankel and co have enlisted producer John Leckie to make sure the glass sparkles.

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