“A Virtual Landslide is a marvellous LP; full of vim, vigour and Righteous Traditional Sounds. And a hell of a voice. Molinari’s vocals really tip the scales for me; his performance on tracks like I Don’t Like the Man I Am and Sweet Louise has to be heard to be believed. ”
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This is a very gruelling listen, but it’s certainly gripping. I had problems in actually pressing the stop button, however much I wanted to at times. And this is definitely not one for a late night’s spin whilst on your own, that’s for sure.
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"You’ve sang Shang-a-Lang, with your trousers half way up your leg, hung posters of Donny on your wall and kissed the David Cassidy transfer on your pillow at every bedtime. You’ve dressed up in your mum’s high heels, and draping your socks around your neck in lieu of a feather boa, waggled in front of your bedroom mirror to the tinny sounds of Bolan and Gary Glitter in your head. But this is it. "
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“I live in east London, and since the closure of Smallfish it was a nasty, barren place for buying new records. Of course, there’s all of London’s great record shops only a tube ride away, but sometimes (let’s face it, most of the time for me) you just want to pop into a shop on the way home, browse the racks and pick up something. ”
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