Forty Fads I’d Like to See Again
There was time in the nineties when so-called “alternative” music ruled the charts in North America, yet the real alternative was this UK-borne flowery hybrid of rap, soul and dance music. It was creative, melodic and unlike anything anyone had heard before. What’s more, it came wrapped in a psychedelic package of late-sixties peace-and-love nostalgia that makes today’s greedy rappers look like even bigger assholes than they already do.
I miss it terribly . . .