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Some Recent Protest Songs
Some Recent Protest Songs
Price: £17.20

4 of 27 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Absolute rubbish., 29 July 2011
My sister, god bless her, bought me this because she knows I love folkie singer, songwriters and she also knows that I am fairly politically motivated. What a major mistake. For a start I like English folk music and this guy is distinctly anti-English plus I am right leaning and this chap is virtually communist. Never the less, I can usually accept music for what it is without judgement,that is if it's good, unfortunately this offering is utter garbage. Avoid it like the plague regardless of your political leanings. Utter twaddle.
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Horse With No Name
Horse With No Name
Price: £15.43

2 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Good stuff., 2 July 2011
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This review is from: Horse With No Name (Audio CD)
I was well disappointed when I received the album and found it was 'live', usually this means it's a crappy performance sold cheap to mugs. Well, fear not, the entire album is well recorded performances by the late Andrew Gold, Stephen Bishop and of course America. Give it a go, if you like this kind of music you will most certainly like this album. It also includes the mid song banter, introductions etc. Good stuff!


ONKA'S BIG MOKA CD UK SONY 2000
ONKA'S BIG MOKA CD UK SONY 2000
Offered by Leisurezone
Price: £1.20

0 of 3 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Utter garbage., 17 Jun. 2011
From the singers irritating voice to the ever so ordinary backing band this album is nothing more than badly produced, turgid dross. Pop music at its very worst.


Collider
Collider
Price: £12.98

0 of 3 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Sadly average., 6 Jun. 2011
This review is from: Collider (Audio CD)
Sam Roberts first album 'We Were Born In A Flame' was a classic and their follow up 'Chemical City' was great too. Unfortunately the spark seems to have gone over the last two albums. The first two had a very 'British' sound although a typical Canadian insecurity constantly reared its' ugly head with a somewhat obsessive need to drop the word Canada into every other song. Very talented guys, but they need to rediscover what made them really special in the early days.
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Granite Years: Best Of 1986-1997
Granite Years: Best Of 1986-1997
Price: £9.99

2 of 14 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great band, crap politics., 15 April 2011
I've loved this band from day one, folk rock at its very best and Granite Years is the ultimate starting point for any newcomers to the band, though I fail to understand why 'Sail On By' wasn't included in what is a career retrospective of their best material.
Sadly, the guys let themselves down by continually shoving their left-wing political drivel down our throats. It's dated and unworkable, as has been proven on numerous occasions by the sad old defenders of their faith, the Labour Party. Give it a rest lads and concentrate on what you do best, playing stonking folk-rock.
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Glasvegas
Glasvegas
Offered by Qoolist
Price: £3.19

1 of 9 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Dire at best., 23 Feb. 2011
This review is from: Glasvegas (Audio CD)
I bought this on the strength of the critical acclaim it received north of the border, shows what they know, this album is dire at best, steer clear!


Marantz CC4001 PRO Compact Disc Autochanger
Marantz CC4001 PRO Compact Disc Autochanger

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Superb machine., 4 Aug. 2010
I have had a CC4001 for a while now and can't speak too highly of it. I bought it to replace an eight year old Marantz single disc machine which had died after giving me sterling service. I read various reviews of quite a few players and eventually went for this one. It hasn't disappointed in any way, it really is a phenomenal CD changer with a bright, crisp sound and excellent build quality, it looks and performs like a machine costing much more. If you go for it you wont regret it.


The Man Who Married Music: The Best of Stephen Fearing
The Man Who Married Music: The Best of Stephen Fearing
Price: £14.19

5.0 out of 5 stars Stunning!, 14 Jun. 2010
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I bought this album after hearing a few tracks on the Iain Anderson show when he was songwriter of the week. I'd never even heard of him before but what a find this album was, there's not a bad track on it and most of them are pure quality. If you like Richard Thompson you're sure to like Stephen Fearing. Great stuff.


Magpie
Magpie
Offered by DVD Overstocks
Price: £4.38

5.0 out of 5 stars Discovered gem., 14 May 2010
This review is from: Magpie (Audio CD)
I bought this album at BramptonLive folk festival last year, along with numerous other 'impulse' buys, the result of lots of beer and good music! Almost one year on I have eventually played, and been blown away by, this glorious piece of work. Enchanting isn't a word that regularly crops up in my vocabulary but it is without doubt a word that can describe this lovely piece of work. Touching lyrics, sublime melodies and great, though understated arrangements. One to cherish.


Imaginate
Imaginate
Offered by best_value_entertainment
Price: £1.56

1.0 out of 5 stars Boyband rubbish., 3 May 2009
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This review is from: Imaginate (Audio CD)
Make no mistake, this is boyband dross. Don't fall for the CSN comparisons, one track is a CSN rip-off. The whole album is garbage, straight in the bin!!!


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