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Alison Moyet Shares Unreleased Demo

by Music-News.com on August 30, 2015

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Alison Moyet’s albums ‘Hometime’, ‘Voice’ and ‘The Turn’ are about to be reissued with bonus material.

The Brit-nominated Hometime featured several songs co-written with Alison’s long time collaborator Pete Glenister. It was produced by The Insects, whose co-writing credits include Massive Attack and Madonna. On Hometime, The Sunday Times said ‘Moyet’s voice is simply unbelievable’, Mojo called it ‘magnificent’ and The Independent declared ‘it may be her best album, period’.

Disc 2 of Hometime features previously unheard demo versions of album tracks The Train I Ride and More, but the biggest coup for Moyet fans comes in the shape of two entirely unheard songs – Sea Child and How Long – which are demos of tracks that were never fully produced or released.

With Voice, Alison made a radical diversion and recorded an album of songs by other composers that she loved, with the intention of concentrating on her instrument alone – minus the songwriting she was synonymous for.

Voice marked a first for Alison, as it featured a classical orchestra and was produced and arranged by Academy Award winner Anne Dudley. It entered the UK album charts at No.7 and reached gold status, selling a quarter of a million copies.

It showcased Moyet’s eclectic tastes, and above all – her voice at its best. The Guardian described ‘extraordinary tones’ and ‘flawless’ renditions of La Chanson Des Vieux Amants and Bye Bye Blackbird.

Poppy and dark, simple and soaringly orchestrated The Turn was a unique creation of surprising variety and exceptional depth, that found Moyet at an adventurous new creative peak. Q called it ‘classic Moyet’ whilst Evening Standard dubbed it ‘an album worthy of her fabulously expressive voice’.

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