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Album review: Chester French - 'Love The Future'
The Peaches marriage might have been the high point...
an ominous shadow over the release of DA Wallach and Max Drummey’s debut: Max’s broken marriage to Peaches Geldof. Though there’s a lot to dislike (the self-conscious envelope-pushing, unnecessary string sections, the über-dodge schlock rock of ‘The Jimmy Choos’ and the whiff of Gnarls Barkley pawing a decaying Paul Simon), there’s also the bones of something interesting here. If only they’d stuck with making more numbers like the enticing Adam Green-ish gypsy pop of ‘Neal’, they might just have won us over.
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