Re: Money Mark - don't believe the hype

Jonathan Hurwitz (
Wed, 27 Sep 1995 16:41:01 -0700

I am inclined to agree, not too funky, it has stuff that has been released,
just sort of BLAH. Save your $$$, especially people in the US where this
is an import.

- Jonathan

>Four weeks ago I picked up the Money Mark album at Honest Jons
>in London. It was brand new and, after having listened to his
>previous releases on Mo Wax, my expectations were quite high.
>But, and this will probably offend some of the Money Mark afficionados
>on this list, in my opinion the album is a rip-off and one of the
>most disappointing releases on Mo Wax so far. It is neither innovative
>nor musically demanding. Sometimes it starts to get funky, but none of
>the 19 tracks is longer than two or three minutes and everything is over
>before you get hooked. Anyway, most of the tracks are mere album fillers.
>The few good tracks had either been released before (e.g. Cry, Insects
>all around us) or would have fitted nicely on another 7".
>Listen to it and make up your own mind (but listen BEFORE you buy it)!
>--- Patrick.