C. S. Grant

Helpful votes received on reviews: 81% (178 of 219)
Location: London & Essex

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Giants ~ Stranglers
Giants ~ Stranglers
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5.0 out of 5 stars Best since Hugh departed, 26 April 2014
I recently saw the Stranglers on their current Spring 2014 tour and clearly they were in good form and played tracks, presumably from this album, which came across well. On the strength of that gig I bought the Giants album and good it is too. It's up there with many mid-period Cornwell-Stranglers albums, so evidently it's very good. To be honest, this is one that I will play plenty of. Not of their albums have had that effect since "10", although 10 was fairly poppy but enjoyable. Much more traditional Stranglers!
Julian Lennon: Through The Picture Window [DVD] <b>DVD</b> ~ Julian Lennon
This, as far as I'm aware, is the first DVD to feature the oldest Lennon son. Since hearing the album Valotte , I've been a fan and have bought all of his albums. He has greatly matured musically, especially with the last two, Everything Changes and the prior Photographic Smile. This DVD is my first proper look at the man, although the 'made for track videos' of the current album don't always show too much of Julian himself, but they are very good pieces of art on their own. There is plenty on this disc, the regular album, an acoustic version and a lengthy documentary about Julian's musical and photographic life, which I found fascinating. The documentary showed some shots of Julian in… Read more
The Royal Sessions ~ Paul Rodgers
The Royal Sessions ~ Paul Rodgers
5.0 out of 5 stars Real Soul, 21 Mar 2014
Paul Rodgers has also had a soulful rock voice but this time he's gone 'all soul'. If you like Stax type of music, then you'll probably enjoy this. I'm happy that Paul has tried this and that he may even do something else in this direction, as long as he doesn't eventually forget his rock roots again. Interesting DVD too.

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