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Young Lady Kids / Boys / Girls Wooden Balance Bike&hellip by Puregadgets
3 of 4 people found the following review helpful
This balance bike has lived up to its expectations and was the perfect birthday present for my 3-year old. It arrived in record time, was easily put together and the adjustable seat is very good.
Life Is People ~ Bill Fay
Life Is People ~ Bill Fay
5 of 7 people found the following review helpful
I have to admit, that - after a couple of snatched hearings - this album falls somewhere between the 3-5 star slots that previous reviews suggest (or, indeed, argue for). But, all things considered, and after all these years - and after reading the sleeve/production notes that accompany this release provided by Bill Fay himself - this is a fine return to form. So, 'Cosmic', not quite: but, "cry-inducing"?... Well, read the recent 'Mojo' review, and then try listening to 'Cosmic Concerto' with a two-year-old daughter by your side whilst she's slurping on her ice-cream - well, my tears rolled.

Also, by the way, great to hear Matt Deighton lauded - and playing - on such an album.
Villager ~ Matt Deighton
Villager ~ Matt Deighton
Whilst I still have my original CD copy of this album, I've bought this, the 'expanded version', for the extra, live versions of a number of the album's tracks. Indeed, at the time of writing this review (01/02/2012), Amazon don't state this matter in their product review (i.e. that it's expanded) - so I thought that I'd mention it here!

The album? Well, yes, this is all a sublime fusion of folk in the style of Nick Drake, John Martyn, Bill Fay, and so on - so, why is this "A lost 'folk mod' classic"? Well, Deighton - after fronting the Acid Jazz rock/soul hybrid that was Mother Earth (with whom Paul Weller guested) - launched his solo career with this and then went on to join… Read more