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Martin Newell - Greatest Living Englishman
Tracklist
A1Goodbye Dreaming Fields
A2Before The Hurricane
A3We'll Build A House
A4The Greatest Living Englishman
A5She Rings The Changes
A6Home Counties Boy
B1A Street Called Prospect
B2Christmas In Suburbia
B3When My Ship Comes In
B4Elizabeth Of Mayhem
B5Popular Girl
B6Straight To You Boy
B7The Jangling Man
B8The Green-Gold Girl Of The Summer
B9An Englishman's Home

Martin Newell
Greatest Living Englishman

Captured Tracks | Item No: 567107
Vinyl 2LP | 2018 / EU – Original | New
22,99 €
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Item Description
Martin Newell spent the '80s being compared to Robyn Hitchcock, XTC, and other lesser-known '60sinfluenced
pop maestros, so it was poetic that XTC's Andy Partridge would produce this Newell solo
album. The result isn't a stretch from Martin's days as The Cleaners from Venus or The Brotherhood of
Lizards. The production is cleaner than on Newell's home recordings, but the songs are as melodic and
adventurous as ever. If one's naturally attracted to the charms of "We'll Build a House" (which sounds like
what Guided by Voices' Robert Pollard has spent his career emulating), then there's plenty more from
where this came from. Newell is devoutly English, writing his songs much in the way Ray Davies sculpted
his observations of British life, past and present, with The Kinks. There's a Davies-like shuffle to "Tribute
to the Greatest Living Englishman," a barrage of guitars to "She Rings the Changes," and an "all the lonely
people" feel to "A Street Called Prospect" and "The Green-Gold Girl of Summer." The only drawback to
being seduced by Mr. Newell? It's a full-time job to get up to speed!´
Item Details
Item No:567107
Artist:Martin Newell
Titel:Greatest Living Englishman
Label:Captured Tracks
Format:Vinyl 2LP, Vinyl, LP
Pressing:EU – Original
Release Date:2018
Genre:Rock / Indie
Style:Indierock / Alternative
Available since:07.02.2018
Condition:New
Price:22,99 €
Weight:500g (plus 250g Packaging)
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