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Simon Spillett: Introducing Simon Spillett

Read "Introducing Simon Spillett" reviewed by Roger Farbey

Simon Spillett's debut album clearly marks his preferred territory. Taking his cue from the late Tubby Hayes, he delivers the ten tracks as bold statements of intent and not merely space fillers. Spillett knows his music and has made an intelligent choice balancing barnstormers like the opener “Make Someone Happy with exquisitely sublime ballads “Spring Can Really Hang You Up The Most and “But Beautiful.

Although a long-standing disciple of Hayes, Spillett is no copyist. He's too self-aware to slide ...


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