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The Garden ~ Nostalgia 77
The Garden ~ Nostalgia 77
2.0 out of 5 stars Under Par, 30 May 2013
I had high hopes for this album after hearing about the group on Jamie Cullum's radio programme. Alas - it did not even nearly live up to expectations.

The production is shoddy, the musicians seem to periodically forget how to play their instruments (especially the trumpet player, who I'm not sure ever knew how to play in the first place), the arrangements are dull and often in a similar vain, and the featuring of Alice Russel does not show off her capabilities as a vocalist at all.

I've given the album 2 starts for the fact that there are a few nice musical ideas, and that Nostalgia 77 have managed to write, produce and release an album - which is a trick… Read more

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