The Most Contagious Funk Itch…Reviews for Sharon Jones & The Dap – Kings (Posted By Harry)

Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings 'Soul Time!' (Daptone Recordings)

Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings 'Soul Time!' (Daptone Recordings)The Independent and The Guardian Reviews
of Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings

Sharon Jones & The Dap – Kings (Daptone)

We’ve got two very nice reviews for the #1 group on the soul scene today: Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings, courtesy of The Independent and The Guardian (in case the title didn’t give it away.)

The Independent 5 Stars

“Soul Time! is a near perfect expression of retro-style that grips from its opening bars. It’s as if all the components of classic soul – Memphis, Chicago, Detroit and Muscle Shoals – have been distilled into one album… and has the most contagious funk itch since Sly Stone lost his mojo.”

The Guardian 4/5 Stars

“…What really counts with this band is the blistering live show…there is a crackle in the band’s playing that, in the best songs, fans to a full-scale blaze. There is a filthy energy to the thrusting When I Come Home, while New Shoes bounces along  with so much fierce attitude, it hardly matters that the song is an amalgam of clichés.”
Written By Maddy Costa

It Hurts To Be Alone – Sharon Jones & The Dap – Kings

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To see more videos on YouTube of Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings, click for the Daptone Recordings channel here




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