Cliff Richard The Platinum Collection Review

Released 2005.  

BBC Review

The Platinum Collection is packed with variety that, while often verging into MOR...

Chris Jones 2004

Ok, forget the tennis; forget the religious affiliations; forget the knighthood, the basic fact is this: Everyone loves at least one Cliff hit, and there are (gulp) 74of 'emon this exemplary 3 disc set! All of them made the top 15!! Talk about spoilt for choice...

The boy from Winchmore Hill's career began as the UK's very own Elvis and his first smash, "Move It", still remains a mean 'n' moody slice of lip curling. While this British brand of rock never became any lewder, Cliff's pop sensibilities remained finely honed.

From the early stuff, backed by the mighty Shadows and aided by the legendary Norrie Paramor, to latter day classics as ''Devil Woman'', and ''We Don't Talk Anymore'',The Platinum Collection is packed with variety that, while often verging into MOR cheesiness, always remains more top quality stilton than processed slices. The man remains an institution...

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