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Thirteenth Star at 10

Still my favourite solo album. Well remember getting back off holiday , finding it in the post, and getting blown away

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this album is awesome…one of my favourite too
I was not a huge fan of “field of crows” (it has changed since) and when “13th star” has been released,I didn’t know what to expect from the big man

I have to admit he has blown me away with this one:powerful(circle line,manchmal,dark star) and soft(miles de besos or Zoe 25) in the same time…a masterpiece :muscle: :+1:

I wish a deluxe edition(like the one for “feast”) has been released at the time but unfortunately no :disappointed:

:sunglasses:

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Hello Jon! - Yeah, can’t believe it’s 10 years old. Time flies. Definitely one of his strongest solo albums, but stiff competition means it’s always hovered around 4th or 3rd favourite. - One thing I can say, is that it does have Mark Wilkinson’s finest artwork! Never bettered in my opinion.

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Remember crying my eyes out at the gig at Glasgow Academy when 13th Star was played. Also remember winning tickets from Planet Rock for a gig at the Jam House in Edinburgh which was right at the start of the tour cycle for the album. A great album.:grinning:

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Such good memories of this brilliant album,my cd copy is wrecked due to so many plays!
Got it on vinyl too,caught the Glasgow and Belfast gigs…stunning.
This is an album I spent so much time with,up there with his best.
The lyrics really spoke to me at the time due to my shitty work circumstances.
I even used the track 13th star in my wedding video;)

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