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Solid Air

7 Sep 2006
Daily Telegraph
Robert Sandall

There's mystery in the air as John Martyn revives a classic

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Robert Sandall reviews John Martyn's new1 album

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12 May 2006
The Guardian
Mat Snow

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In the 1970s, John Martyn was the master of the romantic sublime. Schooled in the 1960s folk boom, this Glaswegian went electric, made the Echoplex tape-delay device his own, and found his musical soulmate in fellow closet jazznik double-bassist Danny Thompson. Tender intimacy and booming spaciousness all of a piece, Martyn's classic albums Bless The Weather, Solid Air and One World conjured acoustic-electric moodscapes where your heart and time itself stood still.

Honest John Loves To Work

Paul Weller
Manchester Evening News

John Martyn has cultivated a staunch following for his improvisational picking style and mellifluous voice that has produced a mesh of jazz, blues and folk. Since his much-lauded debut releases, Solid Air and Bless The Weather, Martyn's career has been dogged by alcoholic abuse. Then, in 2003, a serious infection led to a leg amputation.

London Conversation, The Tumbler, Bless The Weather, Inside Out, Sunday's Child (remastered & expanded)

1 Jan 2006
Record Collector #319
Euan Andrews

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Sunday's Child

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