Reviews for The Last Mad Surge of Youth (CD/Download)

3 days ago

Henry Priestman
#FromTheArchive CD of the unreleased Mark Owen album I co-produced 20 years ago...Bolstered by positive response to the "Falling Star" track I posted yesterday, I went a-searching on YouTube for others. As nothing apart from Falling Star and 4 Minute Warning was ever released from the album, I was surprised to find this, the album's title track, Spirit Rise, a fabulous track that Mark wrote.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xzEl2sBpUJoThe "pop Talk Talk" production influence that I mentioned yesterday is ever more more evident here, we even got Mark Feltham in to play his classic TT-style harmonica; Mark sang, I did keyboards and "weirdness". ... See MoreSee Less
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4 days ago

Henry Priestman
#HPJukebox A song I co-wrote with Mark Owen & Guy Batson from Mark's 'lost' album "Spirits Rise".Richard Norris & I produced the album in 2000, Mark won "Celebrity Big Brother", signed a new deal and sadly most of the album was shelved (not "pop" enough?).I'm pleased this track actually made it onto a Japanese release years later.PS We actually did randomly pick chords out of a hat to come up with the song (and only cheated once!).https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5FW-C22V_Vo ... See MoreSee Less
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