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Nightclubbing [Original Recording Remastered]
Nightclubbing [Original Recording Remastered]
Price: £8.22

0 of 4 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars poor song list, 6 Jun 2014
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Buy Warm Leatherette instead. Same sound but songs are far , far better on WL. Impressive vocal range on the acoustic track, though.


13
13
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1.0 out of 5 stars I'm a massive Sabbath fan but this is sweepings from the cutting room floor of a glorious back catalogue (well until Ozzy left), 5 Dec 2013
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This review is from: 13 (Audio CD)
Bitter disappointment. Looking forward to the new album and the O2 concert next Tuesday. The set list next week should not include any tracks from '13' -not because they are new, but because not one is anywhere near good enough to make the playlist. Of course most albums from any artist have filler tracks -think of your least favourite Sabbath track (hard to find in the Ozzy era) and all on 13 are much, much worse than that. It is that bad. I don't even think these are all new songs; they feel like rejects from past albums. Some are simply embarrassing (the first track) and all are lyrically clichéd (God Is Dead), when Sabbath were famous for their lyrics, their riffs, their key changes. But these are like a 5 year old has copied past lyrics. There isn't a decent riff or hook and not a melody in sight. The opening riffs to all songs are tuneless. Track 3, Loner, sounds like the poor cousin of Johnny Blade and some of the lyrics are almost a direct copy. Why release an album to justify a tour -they don't need to do that! I don't believe this album, they don't sound like they mean it. What a shame.


Cheltenham Festival Betting Guide
Cheltenham Festival Betting Guide
by Paul Jones
Edition: Paperback

5.0 out of 5 stars Cheltenham festival betting guide, 27 Mar 2011
Paul Jone's guide proves an invaluable aid to whittling each field down to a shortlist of likely winners for each of the 27 festival races. Using it this year I backed 12 winners ranging from 7/2 to 20-1. Knowing for example that the last 11 year old to win a Gold Cup was What A Myth , in 1969, allowed te gallant Denman and Kauto Star to be discounted. I was hesitant innabcking Long Run as a 6 year old until reading in the guide that only 3 have run and that included The Fellow 2nd place and Gloria Victis who would have places at worst in 2000. Similarly I knew to dismiss Menorah for the Champion Hurdle given Bula in 1971 was the last Supreme winner to win the Champion Hdle next season. My friends scoff at stats and believe it takes the fun away, but I backed 6 winners Thu/friday and three of my friends drew a blank. I know which I think the more fun! I urged them to back Long Run but to no avail. Granted the stats approach means you back average 3 runners a race which impacts returns but income out in profit and hvjnh cheered home 12 winners ( much more the point). I buy the guide every few years to pick up te changed trends and found the official rating guides this year especially helpful for the handicaps. But stats and trends don't work all the time andnin 2010 i backed just 4 winners. But all in all it's an informative and humerous guide that will repay the time invested in reading it ahead of the featival. I don't buy tje aintree version and my own stats for the Grand national show that backing
A debutant aged 9 or 10 carrying within a stone of tje bottom weight should gove the shortlist where the winner lurks!


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