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Love, genocide, social injustice, parenthood - moving, evocative

Advantages: Wide scope of subject, moving lyrics, great music
Disadvantages: Becoming rare

+++++ Music reviews don’t earn the writer a single penny regardless of what rates are awarded. You may want to bear this in mind when rating. On the other hand, it’s taken quite a bit of time to write and edit this review! +++++ Note that the title of t ...

2mennycds 26.04.2017 · Read full review
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Review of Sand In My Shoes - Ralph McTell

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You Kan't get much better than this!

Advantages: Lovely playing, changes of pace and mood, great intro to Celtic instrumental
Disadvantages: Genre won't appeal to all

I first came across the fabulous flute and whistle playing of Brian Finnegan at a Cara Dillon gig (he was part of her band on the tour). I think he was selling his own CDs at the event and was annoyed with myself later for not buying one and asking the g ...

2mennycds 14.05.2016 · Read full review
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Review of Sleeper - Kan

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Samantha Crain describes life in Under Branch & Thorn & Tree

Advantages: A great thinking album
Disadvantages: None for me

...While I often preference loud bouncy music, I do have a soft spot for intensively sad narratives about the human condition; lyrics are often important to me. Native American “Oakie” Samantha Crain’s latest album, the 2015 released Under Branch & Thorn & T ...

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Review of Under Branch & Thorn & Tree - Samantha Crain

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A definate buy!

Advantages: best music ever!
Disadvantages: pfft, none

I remember wanting this album for soooo long, and once I finally got it I just couldn't stop listening to it! The songs themselves are just great. After listening to them for a few seconds you're wanting to sing along with them XD *hums tunes*Really, I ...

shadow.me 21.05.2006 · Read full review
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Review of Panchpuran - Bill Jones

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Music to capture your imagination

Advantages: Never gets dull, gives you a headache or irritates you
Disadvantages: Some would call it airy-fairy

Beauty personified. If you love fairytales and have been seraching for a music beffiting of that theme, then the search ends here. McKennit manages to blend mythical music, haunting vocals and olde englishe poems into a fantastical mixture of imagination ...

huntressofthenight 25.05.2008 · Read full review
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Review of Elemental - Loreena McKennitt

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