Tag Archives: Skyline Recordings

BETTY BLACK feat. THE FAMILY FORTUNE: Cry Me A River (Vinyl 7″)

BETTY BLACK feat. THE FAMILY FORTUNE: Cry Me A RiverRating: ★★★★★ Funky Bond-theme thrills in this take on Arthur Hamilton’s classic fifties torch song, Cry Me A River, as Betty Black fronts The Family Fortune on Malachi Trout’s Skyline Recordings label. The last time something of this ilk came out – apart from the late sixties golden era – was probably the late nineties so we seem to be operating on a thirty year cycle for soaring

FLYING FISH: Play For Me/ Oh My Dayz (2013)

Rating: ★★★★★ The A-side of the current 45 from Flying Fish is a hectic Pulpfusion remix but frankly this one’s all about the flip – Oh My Dayz – the best bit of boom-bap soul I’ve heard since The Snugs dropped Strugglin’ back in 2007. Sparse stabs of dark horns and a tight break create a smoky atmosphere over which Leah Smith weaves a tale of a bloke she’s just met who’s ‘kind of cute’ but a