❉ Gee Whiz! Soul’s queen of the south compiled.
❉ Huw Thomas examines a festoon of Fab Four covers from the acid-tinted age.
❉ Huw Thomas reviews the final word on the UK psych legends.
❉ Lou Reed’s 1989 “return to form” remains fresh, writes Huw Thomas.
❉ Alternately playful and pessimistic, this is an album of the moment.
❉ Huw Thomas pays tribute to the late musician who remains worthy of laudation.
❉ An impressive starting point and a cohesive and confident record that still fizzes with energy.