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Perry Blake: Songs of Faith and Devotion

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DREAMING OF PRAISE Yes that title is intentionally ironic as much as the actual title Songs of Praise is. In my last Perry blog I suggested I’d rather see some art on his album sleeves and lo and behold he has done exactly that. It stands out like a sore thumb as much as Nomad does in my own catalogue so let’s start there. If albums could borrow other albums covers this one would probably be New Gold Dream. Why? It’s all to do with colour, the pastel shades of…read more

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Perry Blake: Lonesome Traveller

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THE SALMON OF MY PERRY KNOWLEDGE *This blog contains affiliate links. ‘You must be a big fan of Perry Blake’ says the French store assistant in English on my asking about something Japan related. ‘Umm yeah’ I say having only heard of him because Steve Jansen played on (at that time) Perry’s latest recording Still Life. Though I’m also aware of his first album which had some media coverage in the UK music press and several promo singles (Genevieve and The Hunchback of San Francisco) had found their way into various record…read more

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