It’s less irksome to hear the full-bore Cilla treatment given to a song you don’t know from subtler versions – and besides, she has competition here from a particularly piercing string arrangement. But even so my heart sinks as the Banner-Hulk transformation gets going and her voice deepens, booms and blasts. The shift also seems to take all the melodic intrigue out of the song and making it through the final bombastic minute is a real chore.

Score: 3

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