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Lost and Found: Lewis Taylor's Pop-Rock Masterpiece

Barney Hoskyns, Rock's Backpages, March 2007

IF LOS ANGELES is the perfect place to fall in love with an album-as-road-soundtrack – as aural companion to the zen ebb and flow of the city's freeway traffic – then my love affair of the last three weeks in Southern California has been a lost album by maverick Brit genius Lewis Taylor. Or rather, The Lost Album by this '90s prince of hybrid rock'n'neo-soul, recorded (and rejected) after his Island debut saw him lazily hailed as something like the new Mick Hucknall.

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