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Album Review: In The Meantime

In The Meantime, by Christine McVie Instead of going on tour with Fleetwood Mac in 2003 in support of an album that had taken several years of acrimonious struggle to create, Christine McVie did something that she has rarely done … Continue reading

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Album Review: Christine McVie

During 1984, there was a break between Fleetwood Mac albums Mirage (1982) and Tango In The Night (1987) where several of the members of the band tried their hand at solo albums.  The efforts of Stevie Nicks were the most … Continue reading

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Album Review: After Laughter

For quite some time, I have been fond of the music of Paramore [1], and when I found they had a new album out, and that even people who did not think of themselves as fans of the album were … Continue reading

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Album Review: Icon: The Best Of Vanessa Carlton

Icon:  The Best Of Vanessa Carlton, by Vanessa Carlton There are a lot of people who have read what I have said about the career of Vanessa Carlton [1] and thought that I was not fond of her music.  This … Continue reading

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Album Review: Hopeless Romantic

Hopeless Romantic, by Michelle Branch I’m a big fan of Michelle Branch [1], and have followed her since she broke into the pop world as a young woman with her major label debut The Spirit Room, which exploded into the … Continue reading

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Album Review: Breathe (EP)

The second single from Michelle Branch’s Hotel Paper album was the song Breathe.  In this particular EP, eight versions of this song are available, making this a worthwhile if moderately obscure release for the talented singer, and making the EP … Continue reading

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Album Review: Brahms: The Symphonies

Brahms:  The Sympohonies, by the Gewandhausorchester directed by Riccardo Chailly Released by Decca Classics, this three-cd collection of some of the most notable parts of the Brahms repertoire in addition to his four symphonies is a worthwhile and wonderful example … Continue reading

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Album Review: Brahms Piano Concerto No. 2 in B-Flat Major & Cello Sonata, Op. 78

Brahms Piano Concerto No. 2 in B-flat Major & Cello Sonata, Op. 78, by Emmanuel Ax, the Boston Symphony Orchestra directed by Bernard Haitink, and Yo-Yo Ma Rappers get a lot of criticism for inviting their friends on their records to … Continue reading

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Album Review: Brahams Viola

Brahams Viola, by Maxim Rysanov This glorious two-disc set of what may be termed as fairly ordinary Brahams music where the central role is played the viola is the sort of music I can honestly say I am surprised I … Continue reading

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Album Review: Everything Comes And Goes (EP)

Four years after recording her one and only album as one half of the country duo the Wreckers, Michelle Branch [1] released this six-song EP in 2010 that shows the influence of her time in Nashville and a stripped-down acoustic … Continue reading

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