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House That Jack Built

Jesca Hoop Audio CD
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews)
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The House That Jack Built deftly showcases Jesca Hoop’s unflinching tendency to pull focus from widescreen to close-up. Part siren song, part grim warning, it achieves a perspective-warping balance between the haunting intimacy of Hoop’s delivery and an unconfined air of horizon-scanning grandeur from the outset – tempestuous, moodily melodic opener ‘Born To’ ... Read more in Amazon's Jesca Hoop Store

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  • Audio CD
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • ASIN: B007RRFUF4
  • Other Editions: Audio CD  |  Vinyl  |  MP3 Download
  • Average Customer Review: 4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews)

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4.0 out of 5 stars Catchy and Clever 21 Jan 2013
Format:Audio CD
I first heard Jesca Hoop singing outside Tate Modern a few years back, was impressed enough to find out more and thus became a fan of her music. This is a very good album with a nice mix of cleverly written songs, several of which you can easily find yourself singing along to. It's an excellent introduction for newcomers to Jesca's music and, if it gets you interested in the back catalogue, then all the better.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Album of the year 1 Sep 2012
By Po
Format:Audio CD|Verified Purchase
I bought this on a whim having heard a track on 6 music. So glad I did as it's the best album I've heard all year. It's full of folky popiness and surprising melodies which can't easily be compared to anything else - maybe a tiny bit like Shawn Colvin at her best?
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5.0 out of 5 stars Jesca Hoop - The House That Jack Built 27 July 2012
By Sid
Format:Audio CD|Verified Purchase
Great album. Just what I expected from this talented artist. I give it all five stars. Nothing more to add, just get it.
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5.0 out of 5 stars A Beguiling Presence 28 Jun 2012
Format:Audio CD
My first encounter with Jesca Hoop was as support act to Teddy Thompson at a
London Southbank Centre "Meltdown" concert in June 2010. She was a beguiling
presence with her warm, quirky voice and unpredictably-structured songs.
Her new album 'The House That Jack Built' confirms my belief that she is a
force to be reckoned with. Perhaps too left-of-centre to conquer the mainstream
but I suspect that's not where she would want to be anyway. If you like Regina
Spektor and Imogen Heep it is very likely that you will find much to admire
here too. These ten compositions are melodically strong and lyrically intriguing.

It's a very varied set ranging from the delicate folksy reflections of 'DNR';
through the powerful resounding chords of 'Peacemaker' with its complex
harmonies and near-Asian ambience; the Wild-West ghost town ebb and flow of
'Deeper Devastation'; to the darkly upbeat ironies of 'Hospital (Win Your Love)'.
The title track 'The House That Jack Built', however, wins the prize for top
track. It is a song which somehow manages to burrow deep into one's soul by
stealth and displays Ms Hoop's impressive vocal range to particularly moving effect.

I have a feeling that this album is going to become a very good friend of mine.

Highly Recommended.
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