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Mod: The Essential Albums

Paul Gorman, MOJO, May 2004

MOD'S FASTIDIOUS nature dictates that the path between purism and pedantry is oft-trod. Were the Birds arty r&b enthusiasts, more allied to the scruffy Stones and the downright dishevelled Pretty Things? Check the threads on singer Ali McKenzie and the conciseness of their Tamla covers and make your own mind up.

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