Various - Gilles Peterson: Worldwide

Reflecting the content of Peterson’s BBC Radio 1 show, Worldwide covers everything from jazz to hip-hop to experimental electronica, while straddling, somewhat shakily, the underground and the mainstream. Perhaps the most surprising inclusion, given Peterson's reputation as a specialist DJ, is Amerie’s funky R’n’B hit '1 Thing'. Anyone with a half-decent knowledge of modern music might also recognise early Dizzee Rascal track 'I Luv U' (grimy, maddeningly catchy) and Sebastien Tellier’s classic heartstring tugger 'La Ritournelle'. However, two other gems - José James’ 'The Dreamer' and the Roots Manuva/Cinematic Orchestra collaboration 'All Things To All Men' – are more representative of the prevailing soulful, jazzy tone. Overall, Worldwide is a fine collection.



out of 10

Did you enjoy the article above? If so please help us by sharing it to your social networks with the buttons below...

Category Quick Fix

Latest Articles