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Remembering the day the music died

Advantages: Great chorus, and a fascinating lyric
Disadvantages: None

‘The day the music died’ was a phrase which entered common usage nearly forty years ago. It came from one of the classic songs of the era, Don McLean’s ‘American Pie’. A No.1 hit in America and No. 2 in this country at the start of 1972 (as well as maki ...

JOHNV 20.09.2010 · Read full review
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Review of American Pie - Don McLean (Single)

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Forced into the Fire

Advantages: Guitar playing that will leave even the most accomplished player drooling.
Disadvantages: The guitar solos will most likely melt your face.

Very rarely nowadays do I hear a song that instantly transfixes me with awe; however, one of these rare occurrences came about just as I managed to finally defeat the Devil in the video game Guitar Hero III. The end credits started to roll and all of ...

HarryKgh 02.05.2011 · Read full review
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Review of Through the Fire and Flames - Dragonforce (Single)

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Dance the magic dance with David Bowie

Advantages: a funny song, taken from a really great movie, great combination of Bowie & Jim Henson
Disadvantages: the second half of the song is a bit annoying

I might have let it slip once or twice that David Bowie is my favourite musician of all time. I've been a fan for over ten years now and truly adore him. As true fan, of course I've seen Labyrinth more than just a few times. I can actually speak a long ...

morticiaaddams 19.11.2010 · Read full review
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Mode, Misery and Miscommunication

Advantages: Depeche Mode at their lyrical, vocal, instrumental and melodic best.
Disadvantages: None for me, but then not everyone is a blinkered, myopic and hopelessly obsessed DM fan…

Here is a Plea There are few bands that I have ever connected with as readily as Depeche Mode. They were the right band with the right sound in the right circumstances at the right time. Their music has often formed the soundtrack to my life, punct ...

Hishyeness 25.09.2010 · Read full review
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Review of Shake The Disease - Depeche Mode (Single)

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AND PARTY. AND PARTY.... AND PARTY.

Advantages: Launched the album re-release
Disadvantages: Repetitive; not Guetta's best work

F*ck me I’m famous is one of the events to see if you’re in Ibiza over the summer, just ask any one who has been and seen David Guetta prove why he is the driving force behind dance music at the moment. Whilst enjoying some success around Europe, th ...

tipsyrabbit 21.06.2011 · Read full review
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Review of Gettin' Over You (feat. Fergie & LMFAO) - David Guetta & Chris Willis (Single)

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