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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

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