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Patrick Watson is a musical mad scientist. He’s an internationally acclaimed singer, composer, songwriter, and producer. Patrick Watson is also the name of this mad genius’ band, fleshed-out like Frankenstein by Robbie Kuster, Mishka Stein, and Simon Angell.

Both the man and his monster have received international acclaim since the September 2006 release of Close to Paradise ... Read more in Amazon's Patrick Watson Store

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  • Vinyl (4 Jun. 2013)
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Format: Import
  • Label: Secret City Records/Emi
  • ASIN: B007Q0KAPW
  • Other Editions: Audio CD  |  Vinyl  |  MP3 Download
  • Average Customer Review: 4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 313,100 in Music (See Top 100 in Music)

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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By M. A. Fraser on 2 Oct. 2007
Format: Audio CD
I've been consumed with this CD for the last couple of weeks. Musically, it's very satisfying, with varied and always effective instrumentation (samples, banjo, glock, horns, strings, accordian) augmenting the strong keyboard and electric guitar contributions. Watson's classical grounding and method is clear, as is his songwriting talent - songs take on engrossing chord sequences, key changes and time signatures. I'm not enamoured with the unrefined production, but the songs and performances make this my best purchase in a while. Highlight: Man under the Sea, but others come pretty close.

Recommended to fans of art-rock, baroque pop etc.
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10 of 12 people found the following review helpful By A. Shonfeld on 25 Mar. 2007
Format: Audio CD
I shall repeat, why is this guy not more well known? Hopefully with his upcoming appearance on the Cinematic Orchestra's new album he will be propelled into the spotlight and will have Amazon buyers falling over themselves to write adoring reviews. Ok vocally he does remind me alot of Jeff Buckley (which is quite an achievment in itself) and the very overated Anthony & the Johnsons who I personally find un-listenable. The music is unlike anything else out there at the moment, ranging from simple piano arrangements to lush & elaborate compositions which give his vocal range a true workout. Do yourself a favour and savour the sonic delights of this album, you won't be disappointed.
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By Robert Bird on 18 Jan. 2008
Format: Audio CD
Haven't stopped playing it since my sister recoomended it to me. The falsetto Buckleyesque element others have commented upon but its the strength of the songwriting, the depth of the arrangements and the confidence that shines through. PW has driven Band of Horses from my playlist and they were massive so big up to the voice of 2008
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By Fletcher Sibthorp on 3 Sept. 2007
Format: Audio CD
With obvious comparisons to Jeff Buckley the music has an instant familiarity, with Mr Watsons compelling vocal range. Listening to it for the last week or so, Satie pops up, as well as the quirky nature and soundscapes of Goldfrapp's Felt Mountain. Eclectic enough not to be too predictable with some fantastic song writing. Brilliant
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