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A Masterpiece of Irish Musicality

Advantages: Opened up Traditonal Irish Music to the masses, masterful production
Disadvantages: None

This was the debut album of the traditional Irish band Planxty. As it was otherwise untitled it has become known as "the black album' because of its dark cover. It was release in 1973 and features a variety of traditional and more modern Irish folk songs ...

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Shooter, better with the extras.

Advantages: Action packed, great extras on DVD
Disadvantages: Bit too predictable and Morgan freeman sucks.

Shooter, 2007, rating 15. I bought this film as a 3 for £20 from HMV and have only just got round to watching it. It is directed by Antoine Fuqua (Who???). Mark Wahlberg, yep, Marky Mark the rapper for all those that remember him that way, is in yet ...

paulhanton 03.07.2008 · Read full review
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João Gilberto - White Album (1973)

Advantages: composition, vocals
Disadvantages: none

...Anybody can recognize "The Girl From Ipanema", it's a classic. But where did it come from? Where did Bossa Nova spread its roots? Pianist Tom Jobim is credited for the composition of most of the classic Bossa Nova standards, but is was João Gilberto wh ...

Morellli 04.10.2008 · Read full review
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Washing Her Dirty Laundry In Public

Advantages: Great singer, brilliant songs, she sings in two languages
Disadvantages: Some slightly weaker tracks

For Christmas this year I got the special edition of Shakira’s album ‘Laundry Service.’ It came in plush box case and underneath was the usual case you would see in the shop. I am not going to give you information on Shakira (like I did ...

littlepenguin 06.07.2003 · Read full review
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Coming clean

Advantages: Some great tracks...
Disadvantages: ...again and again, with merely good tracks in between

Yes, Shakira’s debut English album may be some months old now, but it is still one of the successes of the last two years, and still selling well. Proof of this is the fact that theediscerning’s copy went within hours on amazon’s marketplace. So at risk ...

theediscerning 11.10.2003 · Read full review
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