Welcome remaster and repackage of British guitarist Ollie Halsall's collection of one man band demos recorded in 1979. It's important to note this is not a 'guitar album' but it is more about Ollie the singer/songwriter, with results that are deeply revealing. These are 3-minute pop masterpieces which owe far more to Lennon & McCartney than to John Cale or Kevin Ayers and the rest of Ollie's more indulgent associations. The original demos fall in such a perfect sequence it is hard to imagine them not being intended as a complete album, which is how they remain presented here. Completing the package is Ollie's self-portrait on the cover. Limited pressing. 8 page booklet with essay by Barry Monks and rare, unseen photographs.
Welcome remaster and repackage of British guitarist Ollie Halsall's collection of one man band demos recorded in 1979. It's important to note this is not a 'guitar album' but it is more about Ollie the singer/songwriter, with results that are deeply revealing. These are 3-minute pop masterpieces which owe far more to Lennon & McCartney than to John Cale or Kevin Ayers and the rest of Ollie's more indulgent associations. The original demos fall in such a perfect sequence it is hard to imagine them not being intended as a complete album, which is how they remain presented here. Completing the package is Ollie's self-portrait on the cover. Limited pressing. 8 page booklet with essay by Barry Monks and rare, unseen photographs.
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Lovers Leaping
Artist: Ollie Halsall
Format: CD
New: Available 9.98
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Available Formats and Editions

DISC: 1

1. Hey Hey Little Girl
2. Come On Let's Go
3. Back Against the Wall
4. Crazy When I Fall in Love
5. Door to Door Daughter
6. Travelling Show
7. Lovers Leaping
8. Stepping Out
9. You Need a Friend
10. First Day in New York
11. Airplane Food
12. Summertime Kids

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Welcome remaster and repackage of British guitarist Ollie Halsall's collection of one man band demos recorded in 1979. It's important to note this is not a 'guitar album' but it is more about Ollie the singer/songwriter, with results that are deeply revealing. These are 3-minute pop masterpieces which owe far more to Lennon & McCartney than to John Cale or Kevin Ayers and the rest of Ollie's more indulgent associations. The original demos fall in such a perfect sequence it is hard to imagine them not being intended as a complete album, which is how they remain presented here. Completing the package is Ollie's self-portrait on the cover. Limited pressing. 8 page booklet with essay by Barry Monks and rare, unseen photographs.