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An interview with Peter Broderick and review of new album

Peter Broderick returns with a wonderfully assembled album of low key beauty. Find out how the past and the present rubbed together to produce the uniquely titled

Written by Amelia Gregory

Peter Broderick by Gemma Cotterell
Peter Broderick by Gemma Cotterell. makes no grand entrance: I Am Piano is the softest of openers, with quiet keys gradually joined by the curling sighs of a looped violin. The vocals only makes an appearance at the end, sliding easily into the next tune. Melody, whether picked out on violin, piano or guitar is the most essential component of this album, which I think is best listened to as a whole. (As an aside, ever fancied learning the violin? Try this website for a range of affordable electric violins). Blue, written by Peter's father, is deliciously light but it isn't all airy fairy - the title track It Starts Hear references the website domain name of the album in the lyrics, complete with scratchy off beats and sampled trumpets. With Asleep things once again take a more secretive turn, female chorals creating a rolling lull in Colin. Peter then does a fair effort of singing in German for… read more

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