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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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A musical and spiritual pilgrimage

Advantages: calm, deep and thoughtful music
Disadvantages: none

Like most of Loreena McKennitt's work, this album takes the form of a musical journey, a journey across not only physical landscapes, but also through time. Often seen as a competitor to Enya's place as queen of this almost cross-genre new age chilled mus ...

steerpyke 20.08.2006 · Read full review
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A Spellbinding Album by A Unique Artist

Advantages: Unique, enchanting, beautiful voice.
Disadvantages: None.

I discovered this amazing artist a few years ago after hearing her music featured in a key scene in a television drama. The song used was as important to the scene as the script, staging or the actors and it was so beautiful that it made me want to find o ...

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Enchantress

Advantages: Globe-trotting experience in your living room, serenity at the touch of a button!
Disadvantages: Perhaps not for everyone, but try it anyway.

March 16, 1993 – ‘Arrived tonight in Marrakesh and am staying on the edge of the market. It is Ramadan and there is heightened activity all round. I am struck by the hooded features of men as they pass through the lights and shadows: they l ...

Spacecat 15.08.2001 · Read full review
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