REVIEW: The Willows' CD

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It is no surprise but still a delight that The Willows’ long-awaited debut album is a work of consistent charm, polish and class. ... While it is Jade’s seductive vocals (sometimes reminiscent of Sandy Denny) that have the strongest initial appeal, it is the astute good taste of the musical arrangements that add dimensions to the sound. Stu Hanna as co-producer must have helped in delivering this aspect so successfully in recording. Such a light and airy sound could be bland, but for a depth of feeling, for the subject matter of their self-penned songs and just in their instinct for music.


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