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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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However far you have to travel to get it - get it!

Advantages: Moving lyrics, wide scope of subject of songs
Disadvantages: None

++++++ Please note: Perhaps understandably, Ciao no longer pay anything at all for music reviews. Any that I post are therefore purely for my own enjoyment – and hopefully some readers’ benefit. This is a re-vamp of my second ever Ciao review. I didn’t ...

2mennycds 29.08.2015 · Read full review
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Review of Somewhere Down The Road - Ralph McTell

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" We murmer deep songs".....

Advantages: Beautiful original and evocative music.
Disadvantages: None.....

“Flow and change”, the follow up to the beautiful “Talking with Strangers” by Judy Dyble, has been released. I am not going to write a lot about who Judy Dyble is, as there is a glut of information available on the net but I will briefly list the bands ...

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Review of Flow and Change - Judy Dyble

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a journey for the mind, body and soul

Advantages: a fantastic collection of interwovenstyles
Disadvantages: a time and a place type of music

...Loreena McKennitt is not a household name for many, though she has been creating a very unique brand of music for many years, her first album, Elemental was released in 1985. The cover of 1997's release, Book of Secrets, does suggest something of what you ...

steerpyke 18.07.2005 · Read full review
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Review of Book of Secrets - Loreena McKennitt

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MY SECRET THOUGHTS REVEALED.

Advantages: Opens up emotions in me.
Disadvantages: May not be your cup of tea.

I saw this category on Ciao and thought it would be a good opportunity to share my secrets with my friends. A lot of the way I feel about life lies within the songs of Loreena McKennitt. Her voice is haunting, and on this album, there are some of my favou ...

thingywhatsit 03.02.2004 · Read full review
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Review of Book of Secrets - Loreena McKennitt

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