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Now That You're Fed
Now That You're Fed
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Price: £16.91

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Simply Fab!!, 14 Aug. 2009
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This review is from: Now That You're Fed (Audio CD)
Man, did this one ever slip through the proverbial cracks. A shame because it is one of the best albums ever. Fans of the Beatles, Beach Boys, Posies, Emitt Rhodes, Badfinger, Stackridge, XTC, Fountains of Wayne, Owsley, Key, Guster, etc etc etc this is a MUST. Don't delay, buy at once!


8 Armed Monkey
8 Armed Monkey
Price: £11.31

4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Strong debut, 5 Mar. 2009
This review is from: 8 Armed Monkey (Audio CD)
Agree with Mr. Warner, this is a very fine debut from the accordion madman Pohjonen and the King Crimson guys Gunn and Mastelotto, plus Samuli Kosminen from the band MuM. However, contrary to Mr. Warner's claims, only half the album is improvised. Pieces such as "Optikus" and "Absinthe" are actual compositions and, in fact, rip heads off of torsos. Very recommended.


Their Satanic Majesties Request
Their Satanic Majesties Request
Price: £5.99

30 of 35 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Top 10 Psychedelic albums of all time, 12 Sept. 2008
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Disregard the myth (mainly among some critics) that this album is a weak copy of Sgt Pepper. True, it was inspired by Pepper. (Good idea!) However to say it is "woefully misguided" or other such rubbish is to miss the fact that this album on its own is one of the top ten psychedelic albums of all time. If it was by any other band, it would be hailed as such. Unfortunately, many critics fail to see (and hear) this fact and continue to perpetuate the myth that the Stones "made a mistake" based on comparisons with the other Stones albums. Absolute bollocks! Listen for yourself: "She's a Rainbow", "2000 Light Years from Home", "Citadel", "In Another Land", "Gomper". Classic brain warpers on par with S.F. Sorrow, Pepper, Floyd's Piper, The End - Introspection. It is, in fact, as brilliant in its own way as Bleed, Banquet, Exile. Check out this baby at once!
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Op Zop Too Wah
Op Zop Too Wah

3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Psychedelic Lennon-flavored brilliance, 20 Aug. 2008
This review is from: Op Zop Too Wah (Audio CD)
Everyone knows that Mr. Music Head Belew is a hard-core Lennon and Beatles fan. This amazing album is a canny/uncanny blend of Belew himself (himselves), Lennonisms, Crimsonisms, weird psychedelic guitar bits songs and scapes. Twenty one pieces that flow together brilliantly, short but powerful, interludes and songs combined for a very special effect. I venture to say this album is "overlooked" which is a shame because it is one of a kind, very special and absolutely great. Thanks Mr. B!!


Apple iPod classic 160GB silver
Apple iPod classic 160GB silver

1 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars One of the meanings of life! But more gbs please!, 15 Aug. 2008
iPod has certainly changed and improved my life, allowing me more listening time as well as providing opportunity to re-discover forgotten gems, thanks to Shuffle mode. The 160 is the best yet with excellent / better sound and more capacity. But of course one bummer is that there isn't really 160gb, there are about 147gb. Mine is already full and those extra 13gb would come in very handy. Even so, because I add about 100-300 songs per month, those 13gb and many future gbs are already booked up in advance. So, an urgent message to Steve Jobs: how about 300gb iPod for 2008? Please don't waste time with a 200 or 240. I urgently need a very big baby! Asap! Thanks very much.


Loving And Free
Loving And Free
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Price: £7.60

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Totally captivating and exhilarating!, 14 Aug. 2008
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This review is from: Loving And Free (Audio CD)
Great to see the other reviewers praise this excellent and totally engaging album. It shares the number one position on the "Kiki's Best Albums" list with her other masterpiece, Where Rivers Meet. One critical point to add though: contrary to the opinion of another reviewer, the John/Taupin song "Supercool" is in fact one of the most kicking addictive supercharged body brain energy orgasmic rocker songs of all time. Turn it up to volume 12, wake up the neighborhood and dance on the walls and ceiling as you play this over and over. Kiki rocks big time as does Davey Johnstone on crunchy monster guitar, Nigel on drums and Elton on piano. Amazing production and master. Then there are the gorgeous slow pieces. Wow. Cannot recommend this album highly enough.. Thank the heavens this killer is available on CD!!

While you are at it, seek out Davey Johnstone's brilliant album Smiling Face. Another amazing album that slipped through the cracks.


The Vestals
The Vestals
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Price: £4.25

5.0 out of 5 stars Discover this great album!!, 12 Aug. 2008
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This review is from: The Vestals (Audio CD)
How did this amazing album slip between the proverbial cracks? Very Beatles influenced, this will appeal to all fans of Clearlake, Earlimart, Terrene, Neil Finn, Nada Surf, Death Cab for Cutie, XTC, Beatles etc etc. "Childhood Timeouts" is a killer but so is the whole album. Full of brilliant songs and surprises. One to play over and over. Very recommended! (and when will they make a new one!?)


The Secret Life of the Milk and Honey Band
The Secret Life of the Milk and Honey Band
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Price: £8.73

5.0 out of 5 stars XTC, Beatles and Beach Boys fans alert!!, 10 Aug. 2008
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This excellent band follows in the footsteps of the Beatles and Beach Boys with distinction and quality, not to mention addictive, engaging songs. Thanks to Andy Partridge and his Ape House label for putting this out. Fans of Nada Surf, Neil Finn, Death Cab for Cutie, Ambulance Ltd, Winterpills, Guster, Clearlake, Posies, Neil Finn, Ambulance Ltd, Miracle Fortress, Terrene, Earlimart will dig this a lot. Check their other albums also. On their MySpace page there are two other albums listed but seem to be unavailable. Great band and highly recommended!!!


Five Roses
Five Roses
Offered by TwoRedSevens
Price: £3.67

5.0 out of 5 stars Fantastic debut!, 10 Aug. 2008
This review is from: Five Roses (Audio CD)
The other reviews here are 100% correct. Sublime, fantastic is absolutely right. This is a brilliant new band with Beatly and psychedelic flavors that will appeal to all fans of Nada Surf, Neil Finn, Death Cab for Cutie, Clearlake, Winterpills, Guster, Ambulance Ltd, Posies, Earlimart, Terrene, Youth Group, Beatles, Beach Boys(!). Canada, what a country!! Let's hear more from this excellent band as soon as possible!! Oh and it is very recommended that you buy this asap for instant and long lasting exhilaration!


Hymn and Her
Hymn and Her
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Price: £15.73

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars One of the best bands in America. Wait, I mean the world!, 10 Aug. 2008
This review is from: Hymn and Her (Audio CD)
This amazing album does not leave my CD player. I cannot stop playing it. Except when I have to play their previous album Mentor Tormentor. Or in fact, all their albums. How is it possible a band can be so engaging!! Amazing melodies, harmonies, arrangements, songs, individuality. This tremendous band is right up there with Nada Surf, Neil Finn, Death Cab for Cutie, Winterpills, Guster, Clearlake, Posies, Ambulance Ltd, Miracle Fortress, Terrene. Beatles, Beach Boys influences of course. Buy at once and dive in. You will be hooked!!


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