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PAUL BUCHANAN-MID AIR-DELUXE EDITION.

PAUL BUCHANAN-MID AIR-DELUXE EDITION. 2012 was a great year for anyone who loves the music of the Blue Nile. Not only have we enjoyed deluxe reissues of the Blue Nile’s first two albums, 1984s A Walk Across the Rooftops and 1989s Hats, but Paul Buchanan released his long awaited debut album Mid Air in May …

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BLUE NILE-HATS.

BLUE NILE-HATS. For most groups, a gap of five years between albums would be unthinkable. It just wouldn’t happen. Either the group would be keen to get a new album released, or their record company would be pressurizing them to do so. Not the Blue Nile. In fact, the five years between their debut alum …

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BLUE NILE-A WALK ACROSS THE ROOFTOPS.

BLUE NILE-A WALK ACROSS THE ROOFTOPS. Enigmatic, reluctant and contrarian are words that best of describe the Blue Nile, whose 1984 debut album A Walk Across the Rooftops was rereleased just two days ago. The Blue Nile are the complete opposite of most bands. Describing the Blue Nile as publicity shy, is an understatement. Indeed, …

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THE BLUE NILE-PEACE AT LAST.

THE BLUE NILE-PEACE AT LAST. The group this article is about, have only released four albums since forming in 1981. They have a reputation for working slowly, and the album this article is about was released seven years after their previous album. This album saw the group change their style. Previously it was based upon …

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THE BLUE NILE-A WALK ACROSS THE ROOFTOPS.

THE BLUE NILE-A WALK ACROSS THE ROOFTOPS. A Walk Across the Rooftops is the debut album from The Blue Nile. It was released in 1983 on the Linn record label. The Blue Nile were formed in 1981, when two friends Paul Buchanan and Robert Bell, met Paul Joseph Moore, all of whom met at Glasgow …

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GREAT ALBUM COVERS VOLUME 1: 15 OF THE BEST

GREAT ALBUM COVERS VOLUME 1: 15 OF THE BEST. Recently, whilst looking through a large number of old albums, I was struck by how many great album covers I came across. Funnily enough, not every great album cover I came across was to be found on an album that one would call a classic album. …

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