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0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Something for everyone., 27 July 2012
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An interesting compilation with only one flaw.
A cool chillout comprising some unusual bedfellows that works really well.
The only fault being the final unnecessary track, a book reading excerpt by Will Self which spoils the final product. What were they thinking?
It would have been perfect if they had just left it out.
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UNIVERSE
UNIVERSE

0 of 3 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Conned, 27 July 2012
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I bought the album after hearing La Ritournelle on the Cinematic Orchestra Late Night compilation and I feel conned and disappointed.
This album is, in a polite word, Rubbish. There are no redeeming moments in a derge of drivvle.
The version of La Ritournelle here is a pale immitation compared to the C.O. version. The rest is just white noise.
I SUGGEST YOU DO NOT BUY THIS ALBUM.


Everybody Digs Bill Evans
Everybody Digs Bill Evans
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12 of 14 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Not enough Stars, 25 Sep 2009
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If I could award more than 5 stars for this I would. Not only one great album but two under the same cover. Bill Evans was a genius and it shows on these fantastic recordings. Although recorded in 1956 and 1958 the sound reproduction is superb thanks to the digital remastering.
The musicianship of all in the two trio's on show is first class producing some great late night jazz. Bill's solo piano works are particularly brilliant and moving. His influence can be heard in the likes of Jacques Lousier and Michel Legrand who became his contemporaries. A must have album for jazz piano aficionados.


Insurgentes
Insurgentes

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A chip off the old block., 22 Sep 2009
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This should have been the latest Porcupine Tree album as it's a chip right off the old Tree. Cracking stuff with superb guitar from Wilson and a couple of his friends. Much more melodic than of late and far superior an album than the rather weak and ill conceived 'The Incident' in my opinion. Of Wilsons latest works this is the one to own.
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The Incident
The Incident
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13 of 35 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Could this be the end?, 14 Sep 2009
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Having listened a few times to this eagerly awaited PT version of Steven Wilson's psyche, it seems that he has turned off the life support machine and is allowing Porcupine Tree to die. Throwing in familiar riffs and sound affects is not enough, the same dark fixations are not enough and this effort is particularly poor creatively. As a progressive piece of work it falls far short of what Wilson is capable. His solo album 'Insurgentes' shows what can be done and blows this out of the water,both musically and lyrically.
Could this be the end?
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This Is Hazelville
This Is Hazelville
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5 of 11 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars A BLAST FROM THE PAST, 16 Oct 2006
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MY FIRST IMPRESSION WAS BASED ON A LISTEN TO THE SINGLE FROM THIS ALBUM ON RADIO 2, 'GLORIOUS' AND THE SOUND WAS FAMILIAR AND STRAIGHT OUT OF THE EIGHTIES. ON BUYING THE ALBUM I CAN SEE WHY, IT'S PRODUCED BY TREVOR HORN AND HE HAS DONE A WONDERFUL JOB IN BRINGING TOGETHER THIS UNIQUE BY TODAYS STANDARDS SOUND. WHAT REALLY MAKES THE DIFFERENCE ARE THE VOCALS, RIK FLYNN HAS A DISTINCTIVE VOICE AND THE HARMONIES WITH CLARE SZEMBEK ARE BEAUTIFUL. THE LYRICS ARE CHALLENGING WITH THE ODD EXCEPTION TO NONSENSE. MOSTLY MELANCHOLIC WITH A HINT OF SUNSHINE. NOT POP AND NOT QUITE ROCK BUT DEFINATELY WORTH THE ADDMISSION.


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