Jape is chief Redneck Richie Egan’s electronic alter-ego and this Kittser-produced single is a hypnotically addictive little bugger, despite Egan’s vocal limitations.
John Walshe, 27 Sep 2004
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23 Jan 2015 - REVIEW
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