There Were Seven - The Herbaliser
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  • Summary: The seventh release for the funk and hip-hop duo of Jake Wherry and Ollie Teeba features Hannah Clive, George the Poet, Teenburger, and Twin Peaks as guest artists.
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  1. Oct 18, 2012
    80
    At 15 tracks, it's a bit too full for newcomers to take in one go, but by mixing the strongest bits of their early days (song structure, smoky attitude) and their later years (technically gifted musicians who form a tight, but swinging band) the Herbaliser return to greatness and no fan should sit this one out.
  2. Oct 18, 2012
    80
    Broadly eclectic throughout, it's a buoyant return.
  3. Oct 18, 2012
    80
    Repeated listens of this finely realised album are therefore an enjoyable must.
  4. Oct 18, 2012
    70
    There Were Seven may not be much of an evolution, but it still feels like revolution.
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  1. Oct 18, 2012
    9
    This is my kind of hip hop, the stuff that I just love to put on and groove to. The beats/music are by far the best part in my mind, remindsThis is my kind of hip hop, the stuff that I just love to put on and groove to. The beats/music are by far the best part in my mind, reminds me a lot of old Jurassic 5 stuff. Collapse