Paul Rance

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Very Best Of <a href="">The Byrds</a><span class="byLinePipe"> | </span><span class="byLinePipe">Format:</span> MP3 Download
Very Best Of The Byrds MP3 Download
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
The Byrds are probably America's greatest rock group, and certainly one of its most versatile. On this album there's folk rock, country, psychedelia, Jesus rock, and Dylan covers aplenty. The Byrds were once named in the Holy Trinity of rock, along with The Beatles and Dylan. This album explains why.
Excuse Me for Living by Ric Klass
Excuse Me for Living by Ric Klass
5.0 out of 5 stars Hope Springs Eternal, 7 Jan 2013
'Excuse Me for Living' is an entertaining story by Ric Klass that underlines the fact that having wealth is one thing, but finding happiness is another.

The central figure in the novel is Dan Toper, who seems to be doing his best to squander his privileged upbringing. Surrounded by dubious friends, Dan is sent away to rehab after a suicide attempt, but he still seems determined to continue living a wild life - and he also can't seem to stop himself from upsetting females of all ages. The disintegration of his parents marriage hardly help matters.

But, behind the mask of wisecracks, Dan Toper is a vulnerable individual. It's only as the novel progresses that we see him… Read more
A Rush Of Blood To The Head ~ Coldplay
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
An album that confirms Coldplay as the most inspiring group to hit British rock music since the days of Britpop.

From the sumptuous 'Politik', to the wistful 'Amsterdam', this is an album of roller coaster killer chord changes and gorgeous melody. This is dramatic music, and, like all the great rock bands, the combination of harmonics and rhythm is well conceived and executed.

Chris Martin's pleading voice has the power to move in the way of a John Lennon, Bono, Richard Ashcroft, Lou Reed or Jack Bruce - especially on 'The Scientist', and the stand-out track on the album, 'Warning Sign' - a definitive Coldplay anthem.

It's the richness of sound, and powerful… Read more