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Blast

Advantages: Excellent and unique vocal, memorable, well produced
Disadvantages: Has ended up a forgotten number one

Introduction In 1989, Holly Johnson had released his debut solo album, titled Blast. Originally lead vocalist for Frankie Goes To Hollywood, Johnson was dissatisfied in the musical direction of the band’s second and last 1987 album Liverpool. As a r ...

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A Great Example Of An Album

Advantages: Great Well Rounded Album
Disadvantages: A Couple Of Weak Tracks But Only Because The Rest Are So Good

Introduction:- I’m sure many people reading this may have already heard of Example, if you are not familiar with him by name I would be surprised if you haven’t heard one of his singles if you listen to main stream radio. He has also recently made a fair ...

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Example - Playing In The Shadows

Advantages: A decent album to dance to
Disadvantages: Not many 'meaningful' songs, repetitive

Example I am a massive fan of Example and own every one of his albums. I first came across his songs around 3 years ago when my ex at the time was planning on doing a collaboration project with him (wishful thinking!), and despite thinking I would h ...

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LEADER OF A MESSED UP GENERATION

Advantages: A mixture of sounds; some are almost ballads
Disadvantages: Those that won't appreciate the raw Britishness of his singing/rapping will not enjoy this

”Gurning rave-hop, lowering the tone and turning the charts into a week-long episode of Skins” – NME Hey – good morning. Hey – it’s calling, I want to listen to another Example album with you. With so many stunning songs on his last album, ‘Won’t G ...

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Will you set a good Example by buying this album?

Advantages: Fantastic album, mix of genres and lyrical styles, amazing tracks, wrapped up well.
Disadvantages: 'Wrong In The Head' is a little bit of a weak link really.

Example Elliot Gleave is a 29 year old musician from London but he is better known by his stage name, Example. This is his third album and debuted at number 1 in the UK charts and has also already produced several successful number 1 singles. Exa ...

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