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Ivor Game


Country of origin:

England

Type of music generally:

Beatle-esque folk pop

Status:

Most recent release, Dizzy Spells (2014)

See also:

Ivor Game's site

Comparisons:

Paul McCartney, Robyn Hitchcock

Covers/own material:

Own

General comments:

A fun bunch of songs to listen to. (RocketsTail@aol.com)

Recommended first album:

Happy Face is the only one we've heard

Recordings:

  • Hit The Big Time (1998)
  • Happy Face (1998)
  • Is That You? (2000)
  • Don't Turn Your Back on the Moon (2002)
  • How Did I Get Here? (2004)
  • Inside (2006)
  • Wake Up and Sing (2008)
  • Then (2010)
  • Freckles (2012)
  • Dizzy Spells (2014)

Happy Face

Release info:

1998—IGCD2

Availability:

See Ivor Game's site

Ecto priority:

Moderate

Group members:

Ivor Game—vocals, guitar

Comments:

This album is nothing extraordinary but it definitely should not be overlooked if you're a fan of coffee-house simple folk melodies and acoustic guitar tuned songs. The songs here are catchy and fun like "As Blue as You" and "Happy Face" but there's also some substance in Ivor Game's songwriting. I like it :-). (RocketsTail@aol.com)

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