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Unholy Majesty by Rose Kemp

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Reviewed on 31st August 2008.


Unholy Majesty

By Rose Kemp

Rose Kemp was born into the music business. The daughter of Maddy Prior and Rick Kemp from British outfit Steeleye Span her first contributions were in 2002 on the album Bib and Tuck' by Maddy Prior And The Girls. She then released her debut album entitled 'Glance' the following year and since then has been developing into what we hear today.

Unholy Majesty is the title of the new album and it does indeed have influences you'd expect from such an album. Taking inspiration from the likes of Black Sabbath all the way along the spectrum to Tom Waits, for example. It's not really for me though. I appreciate what she's doing, it's just all a bit dark for right now. The world needs some happiness and you aren't particularly going to get that from Rose. It's more misery and dread. The ten track album includes pre-album download single 'Nanny's World' which was out in June, as well as tracks entitled 'Milky White' and 'Flawless'. She tours in September.



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On 3rd September 2008 at 20:53 Anonymous 7162 wrote...

"its all a bit dark for right now"

I trust your a bit lonely and not a happy at the moment, maybe you might choose to write a better review when your mood lifts!

"taking inspiration from the likes of black sabbath all the way along the spectrum to tom waits"

What could be better?


On 4th September 2008 at 08:46 Anonymous 6562 wrote...

why get personal? you have know idea.
and it's you're.


On 4th September 2008 at 09:33 Anonymous 7162 wrote...

Well spotted! Now, have a look at what you have posted!! Brilliant!!


On 4th September 2008 at 12:05 Anonymous 6562 wrote...

ha, the irony. thanks for picking out grammatical errors in my other posts by the way, means a lot. i'll make sure i look out for it from now on. maybe get off the personal stuff though hey? we're all reviewing for the same site!



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