Covers albums are notoriously difficult to get right and come at a time in artists career where either their own ideas have dried up or they genuinely want to pay tribute to those that inspired them. Siouxsie and The Banshees 'Through The Looking Glass' aside, there are not many enjoyable covers albums that spring to this listener's mind and unfortunately The Morlocks Play Chess adds nothing to this.
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