Cris Bloomfield

Helpful votes received on reviews: 90% (87 of 97)
Location: Manchester, UK


Top Reviewer Ranking: 1,816,866 - Total Helpful Votes: 87 of 97
Unfortunately by Alan Durant
Unfortunately by Alan Durant
1 of 3 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Jungle adventure, 21 May 2011
Adapting a story line from many other great kids books like "It could be worse..." this book tells the adventure of a little boy in the jungle. The illustrations are terrific and make this book worth buying, but the storyline is fairly weak with a disappointing ending. The narrative also uses some fairly advanced language which whilst great for giving your child exposure to some scrabble winning terms, doesn't really aid the flow of the storyline.
B-Sides ~ Damien Rice
B-Sides ~ Damien Rice
7 of 7 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars B-Sides, 21 Oct 2004
With the release of this collection of songs Damien Rice has put himself in the awkward position of having a set of recordings that at times surpasses the quality of his debut album. With lyrical content that deviates from the acceptability of radio broadcasting and the broader audience, the real strength of Rice's talent becomes apparent and the live recordings demonstrate to any one that has not witnessed a performance, that his ability translates well from the recording studio to large audience venues.
B-Sides is a well crafted recording culminating in the song that will have highlighted Rice's presence to many listeners - the radio edit of Cannonball. The real talent of this… Read more
Wonderland ~ The Charlatans
Wonderland ~ The Charlatans
1 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Northwich Magic, 12 Sep 2001
A rounded, deep and embellished piece of musical wizardry from Cheshire's finest. This record is truly brilliant and I would argue the best thing the Charlatans have ever done. The sound has changed from the early days of Some Friendly, but Burgess and the boys have developed a masterly command of their North Country sound.
Buy this record if it is the only thing you buy this month.

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