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5.0 out of 5 stars Good products, 13 Jan. 2014
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I wrote a previous review that didn't mention much about the products, and having used Revita shampoo for a year I can recommend it. Hair looks fuller and slightly thicker and the conditioner seems to energise the scalp and release more and different nano-nutrients that penetrate deep enough to make a difference.
The items arrived within the expected time period and were a little less expensive than buying them separately.


Tokyo Tapes (Rmst)
Tokyo Tapes (Rmst)

5.0 out of 5 stars Taken by storm, 10 Dec. 2013
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It's well paced and atmospheric with great versions of those '70's songs, and the energy plus spontaniety make it one of the very best live albums.


Airborne
Airborne
Price: £8.52

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4.0 out of 5 stars Impressive range of contrasts, 13 Oct. 2013
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Perhaps not as consistent as "Midnight Wire" but it has a great range of styles and a few fantastic numbers like "Moonshine", "Juno" and "Broken Lady". The contrasts of previous albums are here, in atmospherics and nuances etc. Some of it is lighter and more bluesy which was their stated intent according to the booklet, and is done with the usual panache and class.


Rotary Men's Automatic Watch with Yellow Dial Analogue Display and Brown Leather Strap GS02519/09
Rotary Men's Automatic Watch with Yellow Dial Analogue Display and Brown Leather Strap GS02519/09
Offered by Watch Shop
Price: £139.00

5.0 out of 5 stars Love at first sight, 13 Oct. 2013
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This watch has all I want - an unfussy balanced fascia with the movement parts harmoniously set, and no extras like the day or date. The hour and second hands are a classic design, like the Roman numerals, and are understated resulting in a piece that is truly the sum of it's parts. Quite beguiling, and my Oriental cats agree!
It's quite light in weight, perhaps partly due to no battery. The brown strap is very dark, getting close to black, and my preference is for a mid-brown oak-like colour, which blends well with the gold body and insides. For £160 it's great value.


Airwaves - Live at the BBC - The John Peel Sessions 1970-1971
Airwaves - Live at the BBC - The John Peel Sessions 1970-1971
Price: £11.15

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5.0 out of 5 stars A remastered version of an earlier release, 4 Oct. 2013
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It spans the 1970-76 period and personally the later material from "Midnight Wire" and "Airborne" appeals most, including the song "Stark Naked" that has a fantastic quite extended guitar solo by Mick Jacques. With Stewart Copeland on drums, Tony Reeves with bass ( though maybe only on the "Airborne" album ), Mick Jacques, and Darryl Way, the line-up was as good as any and the songs have plenty of contrast and atmosphere.


Lovechild
Lovechild
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Price: £21.78

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5.0 out of 5 stars Glad to finally get this one, 4 Oct. 2013
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This review is from: Lovechild (Audio CD)
Recorded after "Air Cut" this has the same line-up and has the similar dynamics etc., with powerful yet subtle drumming and inventive bass playing. Some rated guitarist Kirby as a limited blues pentatonic style player but as on "Air Cut" his contribution here is a good concise sound, mixing with keyboards and bass.
It all flows very well as a sequence of songs, and the last "Paris by Night" has a sublime piano motif that's repeated over and over with additions here and there. Beautifully played by Eddie Jobson it's all just piano apart from some very low frequency synth rumblings ; turn up the volume and savour it. Really like this album and if you enjoyed the previous one, it's just as good.


Natural Deo Roll-on
Natural Deo Roll-on
Offered by kosmetikkaufhaus
Price: £4.04

3.0 out of 5 stars Likely to appeal to females, 26 Aug. 2013
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It's not specified as a male or female type of product, and I hoped it would have a spicey sort of smell, but it's a flowery more feminine odour. It does mention the Alpine flower extracts so I guess it should have been more obvious to me. Unlikely to appeal to males and much more a female type of deodorant.


War Made Easy: How Presidents and Pundits Keep Spinning Us to Death
War Made Easy: How Presidents and Pundits Keep Spinning Us to Death
by Norman Solomon
Edition: Paperback

5.0 out of 5 stars Well worth reading, 7 May 2013
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It's well written and has lots of detail about what original sources said or admitted, and the role of the press is constantly examined, particularly it's role in creating the climate of opinion plus commentary/editorials. There are some very good insights: e.g. to be questioning an official narrative is to be automatically biased or anti- country X or Y, rather than trying to delve into the issues. Also, the options are limited in scope ommitting those that might seek proper negotiation and peace, so the choices aren't a genuine wide specrtrum.


Smoke and Mirrors
Smoke and Mirrors
by S. Jason Cunningham
Edition: Paperback
Price: £8.15

3.0 out of 5 stars Not detailed enough over connecting the dots., 26 Feb. 2013
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I waited for examples of policies and long-standing plans that would illustrate his main contentention i.e. things aren't what they seem. Numerous author's have already revealed supressed or hidden histories, and it would have given more credibility to his findings if focus was on examples, well detailed. Aside from a good deal of religious research, there's nothing to describe the world affairs of today; how we got here, and where we are headed. As such, the book seemed high on generalities and vagueness. Since he had varied professional experiences, it looked like he'd have some intriguing matters to pass on, but that wasn't the case as far as elite/political planning went.


Snakecharmer
Snakecharmer
Price: £12.96

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3.0 out of 5 stars The mix and production isn't full range or dynamic, 9 Feb. 2013
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After reading the reviews I bought this, expecting some great guitars and bass, plus a voice in style of Rodgers, Coverdale, etc. While some of these qualities are there, as a whole, it lacks a certain spark and spontaneity, that could be due to the production and the separation between instruments. Perhaps it's due to digital recording or compression, but the drums and bass, the latter especially, are not the exciting foundation they might be. Much of Andy Murray's bass seems root note playing almost, a big difference from old Whitesnake, and the tone doesn't come through. The guitars come in for good lead breaks, but then get submerged by the vocals, and the interplay of guitars and vocals gets restricted. In the spectrum of tonality mostly it's very mid, somewhat muddy, and without enough dynamics. His voice is good within a narrow range, but isn't very versatile, and it dominates the sound often with repetitive vocal lines that could instead have been cleared for some inspired band playing. Those looking for a bit of tongue-in-cheek or joie de vivre, which were more apparent in spirited '70's albums, should look elsewhere. One track near the end has a section that is identical to a song from Clapton's 1976 "No Reason to Cry" called "Hungry". The intro's of both are astonishingly similar - same drum/bass pattern and tempo, same guitars (with slide) note for note.
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