M. Jarrett

Helpful votes received on reviews: 88% (15 of 17)
Location: West Sussex, UK


Top Reviewer Ranking: 4,700,400 - Total Helpful Votes: 15 of 17
Voice - The Best Of Beverley Knight ~ Beverley Knight
10 of 12 people found the following review helpful
I first became aware of Beverley Knight when 'Shoulda Woulda Coulda' received alot of airplay in 2002 and became a top 10 hit. And quite right too. This track rightfully opens this 'Best of' collection and it is a very fine track indeed. Great opening guitar, great tempo, great lyrics. I didn't know any of her earlier work, but some of that is also included here, and is very worthy indeed of inclusion. Some of the songs on here should have been bigger hits - 'Keep This Fire Burning' was only top 20 in sales although in airplay it reached the top 5, and although a cover version, it is one of Knight's best recordings. There are some absolute gems on here which demonstrate what a talent Ms… Read more
Fires ~ Nerina Pallot
Fires ~ Nerina Pallot
5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Success is long overdue, 14 April 2006
I am delighted that this album is being re-released and by a different label. This was surely one of the best albums by a female artist last year.

Comparisons with Tori Amos abound but Nerina is much more accessible and more radio friendly. If you like female vocalists generally, Nerina will not disappoint.

And please, please, please release 'Halfway Home' as a single - it deserves to be a big radio hit this summer! However, the first single to be released from the re-released album is 'Everybody's Gone to War' - which will strike a chord for obvious reasons and is a delightfully catchy, uptempo, guitar driven song, which despite it's subject matter will have you… Read more