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LIVE SECRET SAMADHI Radioactive Records

The so-called ‘difficult’ third album finds Live in top form with a collection of anthemic songs which reinforce the promise which was indicated by the…

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PEARL JAM YIELD Epic

Album # 5 from Pearl Jam finds them trying to rediscover the brilliance and success of their mega selling debut ‘Ten’ which was a masterpiece…

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RUNRIG BEAT THE DRUM

As the search rumbles on for a new lead singer after the departure of Donnie Munro to pursue his political ambitions to become a Labour…

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JOHN MELLENCAMP THE BEST THAT I COULD DO 1978-1988 Mercury

The man touted as the new Springsteen who never quite made it. A simplistic statement, but essentially true of an artist who has shifted almost…

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BRYAN ADAMS UNPLUGGED A & M Records

Opening with the essential ‘Summer of 69′, this fourteen track MTV recording finds Adams in New York, stripped to his acoustic six string with only…

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BIG COUNTRY BRIGHTON ROCK Reef Records
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BIG COUNTRY BRIGHTON ROCK Reef Records

This band have been around since 1982, but they are still a great unit – the twin guitar attack backed by the thundering bass and…

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ALL SAINTS ALL SAINTS LONDON RECORDS

Nicole, Melanie, Natalie and Shanzay conjure up their own brand of soulful funk dance music, aiming to be the new (but better) Spice Girls (with…

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MIDNIGHT OIL 20,000 WATT R.S.L. Columbia

An Australian band which sings about Nuclear Disarmament, acid rain, unemployment, Aboriginal land rights, social and economic injustices, forest protection, whales, mining, landscapes….many people would…

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METALLICA RELOAD Vertigo

The Kings of Heavy Metal, Metallica return with the second part of the ‘Load’ recordings, which was originally planned to be a double album, but…

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STEVE EARLE EL CORAZON

Following on from the laid-back ‘Train a comin‘ and the upbeat ‘I Feel Alright ‘ albums, Steve Earle continues his regeneration with the wonderful ‘El…

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