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The Flame & The Pelican [CD]

Jack Harris Audio CD
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)
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  • Audio CD (13 Feb 2012)
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Format: CD
  • Label: At The Helm
  • ASIN: B006P7VXEO
  • Other Editions: MP3 Download
  • Average Customer Review: 4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 204,925 in Music (See Top 100 in Music)

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Listen  1. The Rehearsal 3:500.89  Buy MP3 
Listen  2. Potato Flower 3:350.89  Buy MP3 
Listen  3. Easter Morning 4:540.89  Buy MP3 
Listen  4. Rider 5:070.89  Buy MP3 
Listen  5. Big Umbrella 3:270.89  Buy MP3 
Listen  6. Red Weather 5:290.89  Buy MP3 
Listen  7. Sylvia Plath's Lullaby 4:360.89  Buy MP3 
Listen  8. Tea Meeting 3:540.89  Buy MP3 
Listen  9. Wedding Dentures 4:410.89  Buy MP3 
Listen10. Donegal 3:350.89  Buy MP3 


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The sophomore release from this award winning young singer/songwriter. "A priest of song" - Anais Mitchell Rooted in folk traditions, the songs of Welsh born writer Jack Harris are steeped in myth and mystery. On 'The Flame And The Pelican'' Jack gives us 12 new songs featuring a host of diverse narratives, and a cast of characters ranging from Mary Magdalene to the great American poet, Elizabeth Bishop Winner of the Kerville Folk Festival 'New Folk' Award 2005 (previous winners: Lyle Lovett, Gillian Welch, Nancy Griffith)

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5.0 out of 5 stars Mellow listening 19 Feb 2013
Format:MP3 Download
I didn't know too much about Jack Harris until a friend recommended I listen to this, and whilst I'm not usually into the folk-rock kind of thing, I found this to be very accessable. Without wishing to thrust any comparisons onto Jack, it reminded me a lot of the early David Gray stuff, which is not a bad thing at all.
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4.0 out of 5 stars Poetic and haunting 29 Mar 2014
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How is this guy not better known? Maybe the music is somewhat thematic, based on 70s/80s singer-songwriter formulae. Maybe the lyrics are too lateral? For me these are strengths; the poetry of Red Weather and Sylvia Plath's Lullaby are particularly beautiful taken as a kind of stream of consciousness with classy rhythmic use of rhyming. Easter Morning is another stand out track but really all tracks are pretty solid. A fellow Welshman too (look out another compatriot Georgia Ruth).
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5.0 out of 5 stars One amazing album 5 Feb 2014
Format:Audio CD
Every so often you stumble upon a wonderful talent.

One such stumble led me to the wonderful music of Jack Harris.

This album, The Flame and the Pelican is flawless. Beautifully written and exquisitely performed from The Rehearsal all the way to the perfect Donegal

Buy the album, then see him live, then you're hooked
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5.0 out of 5 stars Fantastic new album! 16 Feb 2012
By MARK BARROW - Published on Amazon.com
Jack has just received a fantastic review in The Telegraph for this album, which is really special. If you haven't already heard it you need to buy it right now! Highly recommended [...]
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