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Such a fantastic album that would appeal to any music lover. Great jazz and swing covers of well known pop songs that will make you feel like you’re stepping right back into the 40’s and 50’s. A fun addition to any vinyl collection that I would highly recommend.
I purchased this CD as had been looking at the Postmodern Jukebox videos on You Tube. I especially liked the You Tube recording of 'All about the Bass'. Unfortunately I was really disappointed as the recording on the CD is not the same, it has 1 female artist singing this track versus the numerous voices (all much better) on the You Tube release. Some songs are a bit 'screamy' too. Anyone buying should not expect it to be a straight copy of the You Tube postings.
Great content, I cannot fault any of the chosen tracks for their nostalgic buzz. However, I do feel that there is something wrong with the recording, the mid-tones are down and there is no bass. It all sounds too MP3 and thin. I'll continue enjoying the CD but it is sad that the gloss and the icing on the cake are absent.
I purchased this album for a gift for my husband, he has seen on Youtube the singer Haley Reinhart version of the Radiohead's song 'Creep' and loved it and at the same time saw other artists sang other songs which he enjoyed. The main aim by Scott Bradlee who founded the musical group PMJ (Post Modern Jukebox) is to stylise modern hits into a more vintage atmosphere, which has some surprising and unusual recordings... it does seem to be more successful on a Youtube and live because the performers also generate a vintage feel with costume and performance techniques and light-hearted feel to the videos. I do understand with other reviewers that the CD loses that extra magic but it is still good to have the CD in the car If you do like cover versions of different songs, which I do, though I do appreciate a cover; and obviously this CD is a fine example of this, when the artist who covers the song does not just make an exact copy of the original version of the song, I like to hear another approach and take by the artist who covers it. If you have seen PMJ on Youtube and like the videos I would say purchase the album but don't expect the CD to live up to the video's.
I have loved Scott Bradlee for a long time and was very excited when I saw this item. Some newer covers alongside the classic ones and each one is as well produced as ever. The auto-rip function is great too