CD: Crazy P, A Night on Earth


Crazy P were formerly known as Crazy Penis, a name that graced the band's previous three albums of house, disco and funk fusion. It is left unexplained why the six-piece have decided that a less juvenile abbreviation is now a good idea. Perhaps they weren't happy with the results of a google search? Or after becoming "big down under" they want to be big everywhere else and now stand a better chance of airplay?

The first radio-friendly single is Lady T, which finds singer Danielle Moore in fine fettle, has more hooks than a club cloakroom, and name-checks disco singles from Michael Jackson and the Bee Gees with erudition. The title of the Prince/Philly-influenced Sun-Science is no doubt inspired by their time in Oz, and they are in the same class as the Love Unlimited Orchestra on Bumcop (though Barry White may have opted for a different title).


John Burgess

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