Morcheeba – Big Calm

Here’s a $3 absolute frickin’ score from Sonic Boom. Somewhere along the line, I misplaced/sold/lost my copy of this, and I was absolutely thrilled to find it so cheap on this trip. This is the return of an old friend. I knew every note and move. What a record!

The 5th Annual Toronto Expedition Series, Part 34 (CD)

I cannot count the number of times I’ve heard this album, but it’s a ton. We lived in Montreal 1999-2001, and this was everywhere. Supreme Beings Of Leisure, Massive Attack, Portishead, etc… and Morcheeba was a big part too.

Big Calm was first of theirs I heard, and it became my favourite of theirs. That sound, that feel, that drift into calm and cool, bluesy and smooth and sweet… Absolutely tuneful, fucking brilliant.

Fully recommended. Get it!


Posted on November 29, 2016, in posts by aaron and tagged . Bookmark the permalink. 8 Comments.

  1. Cool, bluesy, smooth and sweet… sold!


  2. Love those old friends where you pick up right where you left off!

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  3. Always good to find an album you’ve lost along the way. I’ve found myself in that position a few times!


    • Yes indeed, and you know, it’s weird. So often I sell off CDs and don’t think about them again. But every now and then, I sell one and I regret it and THOSE Are the ones that are toughtest to replace! Every damn time!

      Lesson Learned: Never ever sell another CD ever again. Problem solved! 😉

      Liked by 1 person

  4. Beauty. Not my thing in general but sure can appreciate it and glad you scored so many amazing $3 deals.


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