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Marmalade - both smooth and chunks

Advantages: Has wide appeal for the appropriate age group
Disadvantages: Too few hits to produce a true 'Greatest Hits'

...The hits: Rainbows, Cousin Norman, Radancer, Falling Apart At The Seams and the best known Ob-La-Di Ob-La-Da, all show the versatility and competent harmonies of the band from Scotland. However, except for one or two exceptions this album lacks the streng ...

Anthony1956 02.04.2005 · Read full review
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Review of All the Hits Plus More - Marmalade

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From Hendrix to Unique to Rubettes

Advantages: The awful `Falling apart at the Seams` (present) era not covered
Disadvantages: No `Our House is Rockin` (last intermediate era) covered.

People think of Marmalade and they think of a commercial, crap pop band that never made it. The assumption is flawed. These three C.D.`s cover all recordings made by the group from when they changed their unfortunately chosen, (no offence, it`s just they ...

manofcatrine 03.09.2006 · Read full review
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Review of Ultimate Collection - Marmalade

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Classic early 70s pop

Advantages: Very varied collection from an often underrated act
Disadvantages: The occasional sub-standard track

Having chafed at their lack of creative freedom, Marmalade signed to Decca at the end of 1969, insisting on full musical control, and promptly netted themselves a transatlantic Top 10 hit with the introspective "Reflections Of My Life". (According to the ...

JOHNV 16.07.2000 · Read full review
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Review of Rainbow (The Decca Years 1969-1972) - Marmalade (The)

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An Album of Two Halves

Advantages: Pretty good musicianship, two or three very catchy tunes
Disadvantages: Lyrics are average, album lacks direction

The Beginning The Beginning were a band in the doom/sludge/stoner rock scene whose music has only recently come to light. The Beginning were the first band of Matt Bethencourt, a bearded fellow from Leicester who is the brainchild of awesome bands such a ...

dangaroo 23.01.2015 · Read full review
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Review of This Is... - Beginning (The)

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