Album Review: Mark Ronson & The Business Intl
The UK born and US bred Mark Ronson is easily one of the most underrated musicians/producers currently on the scene. Known for its jazzy, poppy, and eclectic sounds, Ronson’s repertoire includes a variety of fresh covers as well as some amazing original masterpieces.
While his first album Here Comes the Fuzz didn’t receive the attention it deserved, Ronson’s second album, Version, got him on the charts and even won him a BRIT Award for best male artist in 2008.
His latest album Record Collection, released under the monicker “Mark Ronson & The Business INTL” is by far his best album yet. The entire album shows a fantastic balance of several genre’s of music including hip hop, electro-pop, soul, jazz, and many more. Song after song is a musical experience with amazing drumbeats, addictive melodies, and fantastic vocals.
Just as in his previous album, Ronson employs a laundry list of vocal talent in his songs including Boy George, Spank Rock, Ghostface Killah, Q-Tip, and several more. A fresh list of vocalists along with amazing musical transitions truly make the album flow well from song to song.
From start to finish, this album is easily one of the best we will see all year. It’s fresh, solid, and amazing tracks make Record Collection an album you absolutely need to listen to.