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Renditions

12 Dec 2011 | Format: MP3

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3:37
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3:32
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3:37
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4:13
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3:48
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3:10
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4:38

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  • Label: Universal-Island Records Ltd.
  • Copyright: (C) 2011 Universal Island Records, a division of Universal Music Operations Limited
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  • Total Length: 35:54
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  • ASIN: B006BBF5DY
  • Average Customer Review: 4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (25 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 13,345 in MP3 Albums (See Top 100 in MP3 Albums)

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17 of 18 people found the following review helpful By Lee the flea on 17 Dec 2011
Format: MP3 Download
If there were more stars available I would give them. Like some other reviewers I bought it because of the John Lewis advert. However, I have now discovered every other track is brilliant too. There are some brave cover tracks on there but she has pulled them all off incredibly well. I have been playing the album on a loop and nothing else on my iPod is getting a look in at the moment.
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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful By Amazon Customer on 25 Jan 2012
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It shouldn't work! But it does, does, does!
John Lewis gave Millie massive exposure on their Christmas advert and if it hadn't been for that I probably wouldn't have given this album a second look. As a result of it being featured on Amazon's Album of the Week email I surfed to the album's internet page and set it to play all of the samples. What I was presented with was a series of slow moving interpretations of 80s classics. The simplicity of the sound is what makes it for me, a solitary piano and Millie's haunting voice providing the structure for most of the songs. Thankfully, it has not been over-produced with full orchestral backing as I think that would have completely missed the point.
Try it! Go and play the samples and, if you like the originals, I bet these renditions will bring a smile to your face.
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful By Ell on 13 Dec 2011
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Having discovered 'Slow Moving Millie' from the John Lewis Christmas ad. I was going to purchase the song... until I noticed that Amazon had the album - what a lovely selection of chilled out covers. :) Some interesting choices too.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful By YorkshirePaul on 4 Feb 2012
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I got this on the strength of the advert - I'm guessing that is how most of us will have heard of her. It is one of those rare albums where if it is playing in the background, every now and then you will stop what you are doing and think - wow, whats this? I played it during a meal with friends and several times we broke our conversation to identify the songs.

It will particulary appeal to those who know the original tracks - the covers are very different to most of them: often pared right back, with just voice and piano, sometimes with a cello. It's probably the album that Birdy should have done!
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By Loncy on 14 Feb 2014
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Love this album, play it every day. She had a beautiful voice and all the songs she had chosen are brilliantly covered. Excellent value for money and in very good condition.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By scooby265 on 26 Dec 2011
Format: Audio CD
Christmas present from the wife, what an excellent voice which starts of with 5 excellent tracks, but then seems to struggle to find remaining tracks of similar quality. With the right material she will be great.
Unfortunatly this is not quite it. Great idea with some fine choices but once these were used up the rest are fillers. Luckily only 2 or three not up to the mark. As for the production as previously commented if your playeing on a quality system it is dissapointing with overblown piano on some tracks and hit miss quality on others.
This voice deserved the finest re-production, unfortunatly didn't get it. Great for back ground music or casual listen. Serious listners will be dissapointed though
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By LuckyLoz on 21 Feb 2014
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Love all the songs. Feels like heaven might be my fave but then i change my mind maybe Beast anyway it's now on my ipod and cd is in the car.Hope she does release more.
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4 of 5 people found the following review helpful By Bella on 31 Jan 2012
Format: Audio CD
After absolutely adoring Slow Moving Millie's song Beasts and her cover for the John Lewis ad, I was really happy to find that I loved the entire album. Covers aren't always going to be to everyone's tastes, but for me these were really refreshing, interesting takes to listen to, that stripped them back to basics and explored some of the beautiful lyrics and meaning in the songs through simplicity rather than by amping them up. The outcome is a really beautiful, sometimes haunting album that's great to listen to in a whole range of moods, and there seems to be something new that catches your attention every time you listen to it. The two tracks that are Slow Moving Millie originals are also fantastic, I'd happily recommend this album to anyone (unless, of course, you're not inclined to enjoy covers).
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