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Califorlornia <a href="">John Murry</a><span class="byLinePipe"> | </span><span class="byLinePipe">Format:</span> MP3 Download
Califorlornia John Murry MP3 Download
John Murry's story is one of triumph over considerable adversity. He has been prone to self destruction through a troubled past, heavy substance misuse/consumption and many of the songs on 2012's "The Graceless Age" reflected this inner darkness and turmoil. When it comes to this new EP "Califorlornia" a couple of points need to be made.

As a starting point those wishing to move over to the Amazon US site will see that this excellent EP is more extended with the addition of three songs that should not be missed. These include a nice alternative slowed version of "California" one of the best songs on "Graceless Age". Another is a heavy Neil Young orientated slow blues guitar… Read more
The Voyager ~ Jenny Lewis
The Voyager ~ Jenny Lewis
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Jenny Lewis has infuriated, enchanted, annoyed and charmed in equal measure over an illustrious career. The former Rilo Kiley front woman is always worth checking out. When she gets it right ("More Adventurous" and "Rabbit Fur Coat") she is the top of the premier division. In this new album "Voyager" she has enlisted Ryan Adams in most of the production duties although Beck and her love interest Jonathan Rice are also present.

The result is a bright and colourful as the rather lurid trouser suit that Lewis dons on the cover. This is a warm slice of Californian pop music typified by the bouncy "Aloha & The 3 Johns" which could soundtrack a summer vacation. Lewis voice throughout… Read more
Relic ~ Emma Tricca
Relic ~ Emma Tricca
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Listening to "Relic" by Emma Tricca on a humid summer day seems strangely inappropriate, since this album has the feel of an autumnal treat. The Italian-born, London-based singer-songwriter can be uneasily be located in the folk tradition although some have noted a distant link to Nico. Influence sluices will have a rare old time debating this yet what is not contestable is that "Relic" is a fine album by a maturing talent.

Much is made in the promotional blurb around her career of the impact that an early meeting that Tricca had with the greater guitarist John Renbourn had upon her musical development. His fingerpicking style does find echoes in this album not… Read more