Monthly Archives: July 2011

52 albums – week 24

And a great crowd came together and people from town after town came to him, he said in parable:”A sower went out to sow his seed and as he sowed some fell along the path, and was trodden under foot, … Continue reading

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The Journey of the Magi

‘A cold coming we had of it Just the worst time of the year For the journey, and such a long journey: The ways deep and the weather sharp, The very dead of winter.’ And the camels galled, sore-footed, refractory, … Continue reading

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52 albums – week 23

I’ve been thinking that it may be time for a compilation disc. I have a few ideas floating around so it could stretch out to a month of ‘Best Of’s’ but lets start here with Nick Drakes Way to Blue … Continue reading

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For My Young Friends Who are Afraid

There is a country to cross you will find in the corner of your eye, in the quick slip of your foot- -air far down, a snap that might have caught. And maybe for you, for me, a high, passing … Continue reading

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52 albums – week 22

I’ve been racking my brains to try to remember how I came by this album. It seems to have been sitting in the CD shelves forever. I would have been aware of Prefab Sprout from when they first achieved main … Continue reading

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52 albums – week 21

This is such a pretty album. From the linen & ribbon packaging to the laid back ‘west coast’ sounds inside. You’re probably familiar with lots of Down The Way as it was getting quite a bit of exposure when it was released; … Continue reading

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