Foundations - Island ISL 1161

7 Feb 1988
The Province
Tom Harrison

Foundations (Island).
A live album, Foundations brings into focus the many elements that Martyn has synthesized into a distinctive style - from his earliest folk roots progressing through rock, blues, reggae and jazz.

Jazz fusion in a broad, potent and authentic form, Foundations rebounds from the intensity of the crashing John Wayne to lilting May You Never and the standard, Over The Rainbow. But, geez, what's been torturing this guy's voice box?

This three sentence Canadian review from Vancouver was published in The Province of Sunday 7 February 1988.

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