Various Artists : Punta Del Este Sunset: Mixed By A Man Called Adam

Uruguay's Punta Del Este is the new, unspoilt clubbers' paradise...

Uruguay’s Punta Del Este is the new, unspoilt clubbers’ paradise, it says here. Perfectly natural that A Man Called Adam want to soundtrack it with their chill-out charms before the 18-30 crowd arrive, then.

Necessary or evil? Any chill-out compilation kicking off with classical avant-rockers Rachel’s has got to be a refreshing break from the norm. But to close with The Pixies’ ‘Monkey Gone To Heaven’? What wonderful madness is this?

Louis Pattison