Sunday, December 7, 2014

The Festive Dozen 2014: Tackhead - For The Love of Money

This year also saw the return of industrial funk supergroup Tackhead. In 2014 terms, that meant a new album, For The Love of Money, and bunch of senior statesmen doing what they do best, what they love … keeping it simple, with no pretensions about reinventing the wheel.

For The Love of Money was to all intents and purposes a covers album, with new versions of past work included, but it also proved to be an exceptional piece of work from perhaps the most underrated group of my lifetime.

The title track is no less relevant today than it was all those years ago when the O’Jays first released it, aided unquestionably by Tackhead’s spectacularly unique take on it …

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