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Tales Told by Ian Broudie

Ian Broudie

Tales Told

Release Date: Oct 11, 2004

Genre(s): Indie, Rock

Record label: Sony


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Album Review: Tales Told by Ian Broudie

Mediocre, Based on 1 Critic

The Guardian - 40
Based on rating 2/5

Irretrievably associated with the Cool Britannia/Blair/ Britpop era, Broudie's Lightning Seeds soundtracked the late-1990s with songs full of triumphal blue-eyed optimism. Five years on, Britain is a different place indeed, so it's no surprise that Broudie's first solo album by name has such a hungover, wistful feel. Where Broudie's wafer-thin voice used to form a fragile counterbalance to his wall of sound, here it sounds exposed.

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