The Chimes: The Chimes (CBS)
Paolo Hewitt, Select, July 1990
SOMEWHERE BETWEEN the irresistible rise of Soul II Soul and dance music's nationalisation of the charts, the Chimes have been lost In the shuffle. A number of factors explain this — uncertainty about what singles to release, the limelight being beamed elsewhere — but it would be cruel if, in the mad rush to consume dance music, one of Britain's finest R&B outfits were ignored.
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