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Helpful votes received on reviews: 87% (13 of 15)


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The Hurdy Gurdy Man by Donovan
The Hurdy Gurdy Man by Donovan
5 of 6 people found the following review helpful
My problem with books is I've got the attention span of .... I often find myself halfway down a page and realise I haven't got a clue what's going on, but I've mentally planned my meal for that evening. So I always see it as a sign of a good book if it keeps me hooked till the end. And The Hurdy Gurdy Man performed brilliantly.

The only problem with this otherwise brilliant book, Is the way Donovan spends too much of the book trying to convince the audience how relevant he is/was and for me he doesn't need to. To a degree, explaining his own importance in British music looks arrogant, but I think it comes more out of paranoia, because of the way he's not been recognised since the… Read more
Double Trouble: Twins and How to Survive Them by Emma Mahony
5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Positive twin vibes..., 20 Oct 2005
Loving the book, was reading it last night on the bus and this morning! As soon as i found out i was having twins i was overjoyed and screached in the scanning room and i felt really happy but ever since i have been getting negative feedback like you're gonna be as big as a caravan! and You've got your work cut out! But this book (which was written by a twin) has made me realise how special i am!
Demon Days ~ Gorillaz
Demon Days ~ Gorillaz
3 of 4 people found the following review helpful
Let's get straight to the point; this album is confusingly brilliant.
The self indulgent argument aside, thank goodness for Damon Albarn, already elevated to a position where he must know whatever he does will sell by the bucket load. He uses this position to bring interesting ideas into a mainstream contaminated by samey rock and boy bands.
Of course with any experimentation it doesn't always work there are a few tracks on here which lag behind the trailblazers, White Light and the intro being the main offenders.
But with the vast majority of the album succeeding in not only being interesting but amazingly catchy and accessible: with the brilliant single Feel Good Inc. and… Read more

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