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Get Away From Me - Nellie McKay

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Teenage rap-folk-lounge-jazz maestro Nellie McKay’s debut is a Jacuzzi of warm bubbly homeliness that is as rich in smooth talent as zesty perkiness and sultry pop treacle. It is so refreshing to find someone not afraid to shuffle between styles like most her age juggle boyfriends, each ... Read review

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Feel-good fanfares from teenage sensation. Review with images

AdvantagesEclectic, eccentric, warm and satisfying

DisadvantagesToo gorgeous for the musically ugly

"...be shipped to Iraq to get terrorists and trigger-happy intolerants together in a love-in. Nel's lyrics can be a cutting but somehow you get dipped in happy-dust on the way through. In the first three tracks “David”, “Manhattan Avenue” and “Sari” – as in an apology! - We get Doris Day-isms, piano lounge indulgence and Eminem-posturing with a little Ella Fitzgerald thrown in for good measure.Whoooar Nellie! Latter tracks include cod-funk; ..." Read review
13.10.2004

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Enlivens the soul-which is always a bonus
He doesn't do many gigs in England (*)
Shear Brilliance
If ya don't like Country, then you have never hurd Hank Williums Jn or his son then u may not like this the first time you here it (*)
Best know songs on this from 'Good Will Hunting'
One weak track, he won't ever record again. (*)
She yodels, plays a damn fine piece of harp, but isn't actually a weirdo
She yodels, she plays a damn fine piece of harp? (*)
Stunningly beautiful voice
early work is beautiful but lacks the depth seen more recently (*)
Sang many great songs
Went into retirement (*)
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