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Elephant

A CD that I bought a couple of weeks ago is Elephant by The White Stripes. I had heard a few of their songs and seen the amazing Lego video for Fell in Love With a Girl”, but I decided to take the plunge and buy the new CD without hearing any of the tracks. I really like it and I listen to it a lot as I drive home from work and in iTunes. It’s a neat blend of styles that all link together with Jack and Meg White playing pretty much all of the limited range of instruments. A great sense of humour runs through the CD which has elements of NY punk, Blues, Led Zeppelin, and Folk… with strange echoes of The Rocky Horror Picture Show… it’s hard to explain, but I think that I’ll pick up some other CDs from The White Stripes.

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