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Is there a City of Angels?

Advantages: Amazing Music
Disadvantages: some repetition

Hi Ciao! Sorry I haven't been around for a while, back I'm back with a review that I feel quite passionate about, and I want to share with all you lovely people! For those of you who don't know, music is a very big part of my life, and I am currently par ...

MissTopaz 04.09.2007 · Read full review
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Review of City of Angels [Original London Cast Recording] (Original Soundtrack) - Original London Cast

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Has the moon lost her memory?

Advantages: Excellent mix of music, very easy listening and full performance.
Disadvantages: Repitition

Background In 1939, T.S. Eliot published a poetry collection entitled 'Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats'; this was set to music, almost word for word, to make the musical Cats. Some of his unpublished works, found many years later, were also used in ...

MagicMoments 12.09.2005 · Read full review
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Review of Cats [Original Broadway Cast] (Original Soundtrack) - Original Broadway Cast

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Feline Happy?

Advantages: Some great songs, good cast, a classic musical
Disadvantages: Some weaker songs

INTRODUCTION I have always loved musicals, since I was a little girl. I was brought up on TV showings of Calamity Jane, The Sound of Music and the like and Mum took me to see Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat at the theatre. Now, through Eb ...

KarenUK 02.09.2004 · Read full review
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Review of Cats [Original Broadway Cast] (Original Soundtrack) - Original Broadway Cast

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Fun this ain't

Advantages: Gavin Lee
Disadvantages: Uninspired music and lyrics

Pastiche, the imitation of a literary or musical style for (generally) comic purposes, can be a wonderful thing. The songs of Tom Lehrer and the musical The Boyfriend spring to mind as great examples. Unfortunately, not all pastiche is good pastiche, an ...

DavidBedford 05.08.2005 · Read full review
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Review of Saint She Ain't (Original Soundtrack) - Soundtrack

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Charming adult musical

Advantages: Fun songs, great cast
Disadvantages: Not for children or the easily offended

...An award-winning musical which might never be seen in the UK, Avenue Q is weird, wonderful, tuneful and more than a little rude. Not for prudes or children, the cast recording reflects the musical in every way. One of my favourite CDs, it's not for ever ...

DavidBedford 10.04.2005 · Read full review
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Review of Avenue Q (Parental Advisory) [PA] - Soundtrack

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