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Wednesday 16 April 2014

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Dear Mr Fantasy: a Celebration for Jim Capaldi (Eagle)

Dear Mr Fantasy: a Celebration for Jim Capaldi (Eagle)

Recorded at January's Roundhouse benefit concert in tribute to Jim Capaldi, Dear Mr Fantasy features some decent performances from the late Traffic drummer's friends and fans, but ultimately fails to sustain the energy for its near two-hour length.





It's nice to give all the participants a track or two, but this is a double album that should have been trimmed to a single. Paul Weller's trio of Traffic songs are as good as any here, Paper Sun capturing the fizz.



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Aries:

You will have to defer to others, which makes you anxious. There's never any problem when you're in control. You know how to act quickly and decisively. When others are at the helm, progress grinds to a halt. People deliberate endlessly over simple matters. Instead of putting pressure on the person in charge, make a strategic retreat. If you act like you don't care about the outcome of a situation, they won't be paralysed with uncertainty. You have a tendency to make people nervous.More