Patrick Stroudley

Helpful votes received on reviews: 90% (43 of 48)
Location: London, England


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Moondance (Deluxe Edition) ~ Van Morrison
18 of 19 people found the following review helpful
Musically, as anyone who has heard Moondance and likes rock, will know that this is 5 stars. If the max was 10, it would rate 10; were 100 the limit, it would still score the full amount. Just superb, and at the time it was issued, ground breaking, genre bending, gentle groove cutting. The main CD itself is perfect, although I couldn't detect any remastering, the CD is no better fidelity wise from my old, and still cherished, LP.
The other CDs flesh out the original, and give us the sense of how the masterpiece was created. Multiple takes of the best songs, which bear repeated plays effortlessly. Each version is not as fully arranged or instrumental ly augmented as the ones which made… Read more
Songbook ~ Allen Toussaint
Songbook ~ Allen Toussaint
4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Intimate, 1 Oct 2013
Anyone who saw Allen Toussaint's one man shows a couple of years ago will be familiar with the treatment and setting here. And I'm sure they'll be rushing to buy this. The recording captures the intimacy of the show well. I always find it fascinating to hear the writer's version of songs made famous by others, and we have several chances to experience that on this release. Maybe there is too much between track chat to play repeatedly. Nevertheless, this release is a welcome addition to the Allen Toussaint catalogue and will not disappoint his many fans.
Les Salauds <a href="">Tindersticks</a><span class="byLinePipe"> | </span><span class="byLinePipe">Format:</span> MP3 Download
Les Salauds Tindersticks MP3 Download
7 of 7 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Moody, 1 Oct 2013
It's Tindersticks. So you have mood, emotion, passion, tenderness, bitterness, fear. This one is the soundtrack to the latest Clare Dennis film, most of her previous films have Tindersticks scores The music still works without the visuals. A must for Tindersticks fans.

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