Animal Army Review
Not quite Spaceman, thank goodness but still within the Bowie//Bolan--weird lyrical-space cadet terrority, featuring a fuzzed up guitar and killer rift. Jas Mann is a talented musician to be sure, but his lyrical prowess has a long way to go - "Animal Army" features him wailing about "Elephants dancing" or something - who knows? who cares?

Actually I can see Mann as a bizarre Michael Jackson rock eccentric with his own private Zoo and neverland, and after the success of "Spaceman" he probably could afford it. The additional tracks are rather long and indulgent re-mixes with slightly dubious names such as "arthur plays with the animals" (erm, due to arthur baker doing the remix duties) and the "babylon bass mix" which, surprisingly doesn't feature much bass at all, but maybe that's the point.
 
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Jas, fully named 'Jasbinder', was born in Dudley in the West Midlands on the 24th day of April 1971

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