Now that’s what we called music

Good piece in the Guardian about the Now series.

Listening back to old Now albums, you certainly get a more truthful, warts-and-all view of Britain’s musical past than you do from heritage rock magazines or books. Taken together, they provide a strikingly clear-eyed antidote to the tendency to curate the past to make it tidier and cooler than it actually was: here are the novelty records, and the singles by soap stars, and the naff old cash-ins that we conveniently forget about.

True dat. Viva Dr Alban!


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