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Album Reviews: Jonatha Brooke – Back In The Circus (2004)


First thing to point out here is that I am rating and reviewing the UK release of this album which is slightly different to the original US version. The differences are the removal of the three cover versions which have … Continue reading

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Album Review: The Butts Band – The Butts Band (1973)


In 1973 following the disappearance of Jim Morrison the remaining members of The Doors came to England in an attempt to find a replacement front man. Several vocalists were auditioned including Kevin Coyne and Jess Roden. However, the hot favourite … Continue reading

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Album Review: Frankie Miller – The Rock (1975)


Unlike his first two albums Frankie Miller’s third album “The Rock” featured his own backing band so was marketed as being by The Frankie Miller Band rather than as a solo release. Recorded in sight of the famous Alcatraz prison … Continue reading

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Album Review: Stephanie Kirkham – That Girl (2003)


The female singer songwriter market is a crowded one to say the least, my ever increasing pile of ‘to be reviewed’ albums is testament to that, and finding something to lift you above the ordinary is no easy task for … Continue reading

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Album Review: Lowell George – Thanks I’ll Eat It Here (1979)


By the late seventies Lowell George was becoming increasingly disillusioned with the direction his band Little Feat were taking. He is on record as saying that the growing influence of jazz fusion from certain other members was having a detrimental … Continue reading

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Album Review: Kate Bush – The Kick Inside (1978)


Kate Bush’s debut album “The Kick Inside” was released in 1978 but the story started a few years earlier when she was just a schoolgirl. ‘The Man With The Child In His Eyes’ for example was written when she was … Continue reading

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Album Review: Jann Arden – Living Under June (1994)


I feel as though I have started many a review with this phrase but it is more than appropriate again here as Jann Arden is yet another one of the seemingly endless stream of talented female singer songwriters from the … Continue reading

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