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Get Happy ~ Elvis Costello
Get Happy ~ Elvis Costello
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Superb!!!!!, 5 Mar 2012
After years of ignorance when it comes to Elvis Costello, knowing the odd song here and there i decided to investigate further with the First 10 Years Best Of compilation that was released around the same time as the remastered series of albums....I decided to delve deeper and the first purchase was Get Happy!....I liked the idea of short snappy songs of 2 minutes or so coupled with the soul type sound of the couple of tracks i had heard already....

Not disappointed at all...Since i received this a week ago it has remained a permanent fixture on the home and car stereo....a really great album, no filler, every track a winner.....Bargain!!!!!

Stand Outs (amongst the… Read more
From Where I Stand ~ Kevin Costner
From Where I Stand ~ Kevin Costner
7 of 7 people found the following review helpful
Well a couple of years ago, i got wind that Kevin Costner had an album coming out. Initially i was hugely iffy about the idea, but being a bit of a fan of his movies i got a copy just to see what it would be all about....Hugely and pleasantly surprised as it was a really enjoyable album in the Tom Petty / Bruce Springsteen style, admittedly simplistic lyrics, but the mans voice very pleasant indeed and musically really worked.....Second album Turn It On, was a real step up in terms of songwriting and production and seemed to be a confident step up....So onto the newest album, From Where I Stand, as soon as it was announced i had it pre-ordered....

Really impressed again, all the… Read more