a1 : Make It Good
Mark, Ben, Christian and Paul ditch their matching dungarees and centre partings for some rock’n’roll-lite...
Having grown too much pubic hair for the pop market, this is a concerted attempt to lure in the more mature audience – the collars-up, rugby jersey-donning, Daily Mail-reading audience of crossover pop-rock. So ‘Make It Good’ sees the wholesome foursome Mark, Ben, Christian and Paul ditch their matching dungarees and centre partings for some rock’n’roll-lite but, somewhat inevitably, they stop short of going the whole hog and mustering up a decent tune. Imagine Savage Garden joining forces with Turin Brakes to release a charity record for the ‘Restoration of Rugby Anglican Cathedral Fund’. But not as good.
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