The Chemical Brothers – ‘Brotherhood’

Another greatest hits, plus bonus beats

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Timed to coincide with The Chemical Brothers’ biggest London show, “Brotherhood” is a gratuitous Best Of that arrives five years after their first career resumé and features most of the same tracks; “Let Forever Be” doesn’t get any easier on the ear. New addition “Keep My Composure” continues their hip-pop direction, pasting Spank Rock over a lolloping break, while “Midnight Madness” takes care of dancefloor business with cliched efficiency. Ploughing through the second disc’s “Electronic Battle Weapons” techno jams is a stifling experience, punctuated by rushes of euphoria.

PIERS MARTIN

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