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Not a lot of people have heard of Tom McRae. But don't let that fool you. His late-2000 self-titled debut blows other British acoustic artists such as Badly Drawn Boy and David Gray completely out of the water, drawing obvious comparisons to Nick Drake, Bob Dylan and Paul Simon. Its early days, but on the basis of this, McRae will better all three.
The album opens with 'A Day Like Today', and with the very first line "Welcome back says the voice on the radio / but I never left I was always right here" you can almost feel the smirk on McRae's face as the chinking melody chime perfectly over swooning keyboards, climaxing in a crashing chorus in which McRae wishes he could "love you to… Read more