Bad Company

Given the wide open harmonic palette of Bad Company’s strong yet simple song structure, most bass players would have worn out the fretboard with all sorts of multi-note pandemonium. Not so in the hands of the late, great, and often fretless Raymond Burrell. A spot- on finesse player, with a sense of rhythm and space evocative of his Rodgers/Kirke predecessors Andy Fraser and Tetsu Yamauchi, Boz sets the pocket on this classic slab whilst he enhances Ralpher’s riffs with refined grace notes and glissandos.