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Jazz, world, Celtic, button accordion and harp - quite a mix!

Advantages: High calibre playing, varied "moods" and tempos, unusual combination of instruments
Disadvantages: Great - but no tracks quite blow me away

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Review of Dermot Byrne & Floriane Blanke - Dermot Byrne

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Start here for an English folk legend's music

Advantages: Great songs, moving lyrics, tuneful, uplifting instrumentals
Disadvantages: None for me

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Review of Essential - Martin Carthy

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Hayes Will Send You Into A Spin....

Advantages: A solid debut album that stands the test of time nearly 10 years later...
Disadvantages: 1 song I'm not so keen on!

I have always had a bit of a thing for Darren Hayes from Savage Garden, when he was in Savage Garden I was only quite young, but myself and a friend from school well we liked him just a little bit. So when the band split I was a bit disappointed but, th ...

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Review of Folk Music of Turkey - Wolf Dietrich

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A savage tamed.

Advantages: The voice of Savage Garden returns
Disadvantages: none

Spin - Darren Hayes ------------------- This is Darren Hayes debut solo album . Many will know him as the front man of Savage Garden . But will this album disappoint or not ? Read on........ -*- The Album -*- Released in mid 2002 on Columbia rec ...

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Review of Folk Music of Turkey - Wolf Dietrich

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Album of the Year so far in my opinion

Advantages: Brilliant songs, Strong tracks
Disadvantages: None

Darren Hayes is the former frontman of the Australain band Savage Garden.They had success with hits such as 'Truly Madly Deeply' and 'To the Moon and Back'. Well, the band has split and this is Darren's first album as a solo artist. But is it any good? ...

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Review of Folk Music of Turkey - Wolf Dietrich

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