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Intricate pipework - no plumber needed!

Advantages: Distinctive sound, accessible, excellent musicianship
Disadvantages: Distinctiveness of the sound not to all tastes

“Not bagpipes?!” Yes and no! Northumbrian pipes are a form of bagpipe. As such air from the “bag” is passed through the pipes to form the sound. Like their Irish cousins the pipes are fingered only and not blown, and the air is drawn into the bag by ...

2mennycds 06.11.2015 · Read full review
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Review of Instrumental - Kathryn Tickell

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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

++++++++++++++++++++ Please note: sadly, but perhaps understandably due to constraints experienced by Ciao, music reviews are not only exempt from Premium Fund/Diamond eligibility, but are also outside the scope of any points awards – they earn nothing ...

2mennycds 20.12.2016 · Read full review
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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 ...

ChemicalRomance 22.06.2011 · Read full review
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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 ...

CaptainKidd 25.08.2002 · Read full review
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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? ...

mambono5 12.06.2002 · Read full review
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Review of Folk Music of Turkey - Wolf Dietrich

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