Family – Fearless (Cherry Red / Esoteric)

Esoteric’s revisiting of the Family catalogue continues unabated, and just a couple of months after releasing the band’s quirky half-live/half-studio fourth album, Anyway, here we are with a remastered version of the group’s fifth album, Fearless, originally released in 1971.  As usual, the remastered original is supplemented by live sessions from around the same period,..

Family – Anyway (Cherry Red / ESOTERIC)

Despite it sounding dated to twenty-first century ears, there is plenty of creativity and originality on show in Anyway and it is an album well worth exploring.  Have you ever had that experience where you think your vinyl turntable speed is off? Maybe the belt has slipped and it’s going to grind to a halt?..