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Tales Of Grime And Grit

Artist: Ruarri Joseph

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  brilliant

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ruarri is just the best singer songwriter in the uk, great voice and sings from the heart,seen him 5 times every gig diffrent he should be massive.

  Awesome

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Seen Ruarri live twice and hes such a talent.

This CD is well worth £7 . i would happilly pay double that. Every song is catchy and has a beat that makes you want to dance around.

A must buy for any music fan!

  BEAUTIFUL!

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I saw Ruarri live when I went to see David Ford in Exeter late last year. What a fantastic sound (and a lovely chap too!) it has been a poor excuse for a summer this year but I promise if you whack this on it'll feel like you're chilling out in Newquay with a bonfire and a guitar! Sadly he is yet another largely undiscovered talent.

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  Brilliant!

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This is one of my favorite albums! Well worth the money, the only downside that i can think of is that its a little on the short side with only 12 songs but all 12 are excellent :)

  Soulful and enchanting poetic delight

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Lyrically, this record whisks the listener between poignant musings on childhood and adulthood.
To me, the melodies evoke something half-forgotten- a song you learnt at school or heard someone sing as a child. This is not music lead by fashion or agenda - as indicated in 'More Rock and Roll' - instead there's a sense of nostalgia, self-awareness and honesty that, happily, denies the popular mode in song writing.
It is refreshing to hear music driven by what feels like a personal, honestly told, journey, as well as being crafted meticulously by a very talented individual. Perhaps I'm wrong, maybe the songs are not autobiography but fantasy, it doesn't really matter: this album feels like a conversation you might have when drinking wine with a friend. Issues surface, about relationships, responisbilties and how to 'be yourself', then disappear, inviting you to join the persona's quest for their own identity. The lasting feeling is pleasant in the strongest sense of the word; the sounds are irrepressibly uplifting and enriching. I thoroughly recommend this album, and hope for more great things to come.

  What a lovely album.

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A lovely album bargain at 6 pounds. One of the nicest albums this year. even better live.

  Just brilliant

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If you're wondering whether to buy this album or not then worry not! Buy it you won't be dissapointed. It's very very rare to find an album with no weak tracks on, this is one of those gems that will sell itself. Such endearing tracks from the dark title track to the touching "Infant eyes". At last something that's fresh and interesting and you won't be able to stop playing it either so be warned.

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