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Jake Bugg

Jake Bugg Audio CD
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (536 customer reviews)
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JAKE BUGG, the 18-year old British singer-songwriter’s self-titled debut album has been set for April 9th release in the U.S. on Mercury Records. On April 10th, the day after the album release, Jake will perform on CBS’s The Late Show with David Letterman, and is also set to perform on NBC’s Ellen April 12th, as well as NBC’s The Tonight Show with Jay Leno on April ... Read more in Amazon's Jake Bugg Store

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  • Audio CD (15 Oct 2012)
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Label: Mercury
  • ASIN: B0083IU84Y
  • Other Editions: Audio CD  |  Vinyl  |  MP3 Download
  • Average Customer Review: 4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (536 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 112 in Music (See Top 100 in Music)

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Debut album from young Nottingham singer-songwriter whose breakthrough came with the songs "Trouble Town", "Country Song" (as featured in the Greene King IPA TV advert) and the single "Lightning Bolt".

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Debut album from young Nottingham singer-songwriter whose breakthrough came with the songs "Trouble Town", "Country Song" (as featured in the Greene King IPA TV advert) and the single "Lightning Bolt". 'Lightning Bolt' 'Two Fingers' 'Taste It' 'Seen It All' 'Simple As This' 'Country Song' 'Broken' 'Trouble Town' 'Ballad Of Mr Jones' 'Slide' 'Someone Told Me' 'Note To Self' 'Someplace' 'Fire'

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241 of 247 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Thought I'd heard it all..... 21 Oct 2012
Format:Audio CD
48 years old and thought I'd heard it all until I walked through HMV and they were playing what I later knew to be 'two fingers' - liked it so much I wanted to ask them to play it again but left it until I got home and my daughter had Spotify playing and she asked me how old I thought the singer was - well he sounded like Bob Dylan but held a better note so I suggested 30's - turned out to be another track from Jake Bugg's debut album and, wow, what a revelation; obviously very derivative (as everything is when you think about it) but it turns out he's 18 and from a Nottingham council estate (apparently) and manages to sound like a mix of Dylan, Noel Gallagher, Simon Garfunkel, Lonnie Donegan and even a little bit of Johnny Cash.... writes his own songs....and every one of them is a killer....simple tales beautifully and clearly told with old school musical backdrops (and I mean old school - late 50's and 60's) - buy this, turn the volume up loud, sit back and smile - music lives and not with Simon Cowell, thank God. Well done lad - just keep your feet on the ground and remember those 2 fingers when the devil/devils come calling....
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128 of 134 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars The real deal 18 Oct 2012
Format:Audio CD
I'm 42, old enough to be this kid's dad, from Nottingham, too, and I just find this the most magnificently honest and refreshing album I've heard in years. For once, it's time to believe the hype. Please buy it, and water cannon the X-Factor/manufactured pap from the charts, the fella deserves every penny. I initially downloaded this illegally, but it was so good, I felt guilty and came here and bought it. I just want him to have a pint in his pocket from me. Gawd knows how he's got so much soul at this age. A rare talent, and I'm just really proud he's from my town. I've been moaning for years there was no real talent to ever come out of Notts (do Black Lace count?) but now our saviour has arisen in the form of Bugg.

Good luck, youth, he's proper mint, me ducks!
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10 of 10 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Absolutely spectacular talent. 18 Oct 2013
By Philip Mayo VINE VOICE
Format:Audio CD|Verified Purchase
I notice previous reviewers confessing to ages of 48 and 42 - well, I'm 65 and Jake Bugg has rocketed straight into my top 10 all time favourite singers. What is it about the age profile of his fans 48/42/65 ??!! Is he getting the young music lovers too - I presume so; I certainly hope so. He must be!!

I first saw Jake Bugg singing "Broken" on the Graham Norton show earlier this year and was mesmerised, stunned. After that I didn't see, hear or think of him again until a couple of weeks ago when I saw him singing "Song About Love" (from his upcoming 2nd album) on Jools Holland. Again, I was amazed at how powerful he was. So I decided to look further and did some research on You Tube where there are several different recordings of "Broken" and one of "Country Song" and some others - all of which are wonderful. There is one particular video on "VEVO" of him singing "Broken" in an American bar / restaurant, obviously a fully staged and choreographed video, but it is still extraordinarily moving. I urge anyone who hasn't already seen it to look at it as soon as possible.

So, is he good? Well, obviously I think so. The only other two times I remember being so instantly transfixed on hearing an artist for the first time was when I heard Janis Ian singing "Jesse" and "At Seventeen" on the Shirley Bassey TV show in 1976 (I told you I was 65!!) and then the first time I heard Pink Floyd's "Wish You Were Here" around the same time - ahhh, the 70's was a pretty good decade for music! Of course there have been many more wonderful artists since then, and before, but those two moments were special for me, and hearing Jake Bugg singing "Broken" and "Country Song" for the first time were equally thunderbolt moments.
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7 of 7 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Top marks 7 Mar 2013
Format:Audio CD|Verified Purchase
I like the Arctic Monkeys, I like Lead Belly, I like Dean Martin!
Who cares who his influences are - or that he hails from Nottingham - this lad can write songs, play a guitar and sing from the heart.
Good stuff - look forward to his next album...
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4.0 out of 5 stars Great songs from one so young 19 Oct 2012
By Big Jim TOP 50 REVIEWER
Format:Audio CD
There is a persistent radio advert for this album which I have to admit was beginning to grate on me. Jumping as it does between 4 different tracks I was just left with the impression that the songs were good but the voice was a bit weedy. Having now listened to the album a couple of times I am glad to report that my first impressions were wrong, this is a serious talent with some excellent songs. The first thing to congratulate the young man for doing, and I don't mean to be patronising here, is that he hasn't gone down the X factor route but stuck to his guns performing his own stuff with aplomb. Hints of Beach Boys in the excellent "Two Fingers" mix with the Woody Guthrie meets the Arctic Monkeys of "Lightning Bolt" and "Taste it". Slower tracks include "Country Song" and "Someone told me" where Bugg's self proclaimed Dylan influences are apparent and the closing "Fire" is recorded all crackly and echoey, surely a direct nod to Woody Guthrie. I can't help thinking that a potential major international talent has been unearthed here and as long as he avoids the potential pitfalls inherent in this process he can only go from strength to strength. One for now and definitely one for the future.
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4.0 out of 5 stars Love the song broken
Am pleased with my cd. I only wanted it for one track but am giving the rest of cd a chance. : )
Published 23 hours ago by carol brewster
4.0 out of 5 stars wish he had more publicity
Great singer, and he's so young too. I just hope he keeps going as it's great music. Have lost count of the number of times i've listened to his two albums.
Published 11 days ago by Mr. Matthew Paver
4.0 out of 5 stars Good first time album
Although this style of music is not my usual genre, this album shows the lad has skill and should improve with subsequent albums
Published 13 days ago by GJW Pijl
5.0 out of 5 stars Brought for hubby
My husband asked for this CD for his birthday, and loves it, already played it loads, Jake Bugg fills our house with music and the rest of us are now fans
Published 14 days ago by smiles
5.0 out of 5 stars Dylanesque
Surprisingly mature voice in one so young. Excellent tunes and lyrics. Glad to have discovered him, first heard on the "Andrew Marr Show"
Published 16 days ago by Dave (Jimmy) Dowdell
5.0 out of 5 stars Extraordinary talent
I first came across Jake Bugg watching Glastonbury highlights on TV and dip into the BBC Introducing coverage on You Tube now and then, and pretty much hooked from the first song... Read more
Published 17 days ago by Luthien
5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent Debut Album
Pros: This album will be remembered I am sure for its originality.

Cons: The recording is over-engineered on some tracks. Read more
Published 29 days ago by SomersetDeepak
5.0 out of 5 stars Brilliant
This album is brilliant, with that classic 60's Liverpudlian sound Jake Bugg manages to capture the essence of a bygone age without ever not sounding fresh, unique and... Read more
Published 1 month ago by Paul Brewer
5.0 out of 5 stars Jake Bugg
Heard a couple of his records on the radio and thought I'd give his first album a go. Well worth it, the most enjoyable album I've listened to in years. Read more
Published 1 month ago by itisme
5.0 out of 5 stars Wicked Album
Jake Bugg's music is fantastic. I loved the whole album which is unusual for me. Nothing about this young man's music is disappointing it's just a shame not enough listen to him.
Published 1 month ago by Emma Davis
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