Posthumous Thwack

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Abracadabra: The Asylum Years (International Relea&hellip ~ Judee Sill
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5.0 out of 5 stars At long last, 31 May 2006
Poor Judee.This is some of the best music made in the seventies, its deeper,higher and more soulful than most of her singer songwriting peers,her arrangements and production more thoughtful and considered. There is a really deep yearning in this stuff that links her emotionally with gram parsons and brian wilson,it has one foot in country but its head is somewhere else, particular favourites- 'Lady O','Lopin along through the cosmos', the demos of 'the Phoenix' and 'crossmaker' on her debut, and 'the kiss', 'the valley' song and 'soldier of the heart' from soul food, anyone of these songs heard alone at night on headphones would convert pretty much anyone to her music im sure and good old… Read more