wia2012 - It's The Taking Part That Counts

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Carsten Pieper
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Carsten Pieper The charming idea - a song for every olympic discipline - alone would be reason enought to add this to your collections ;-)
Styles and quality of the songs vary, naturally, but many a nice discovery in here... Favorite track: Steeplechase.
Sven B. Schreiber
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Sven B. Schreiber I found this interesting and diverting sampler accidentally while searching for more recordings by "Flotation Toy Warning". It's based on an unusual concept - celebrating the 26 Olympic sports of the 2012 Summer Olympic Games in London (by the way, 33 are planned for Tokyo 2020 by now). The musical tributes are as diverse as the respective artists. Besides "Flotation Toy Warning", the label "Where It's At Is Where You Are" (wiaiwya) presents us with legendary 90's bands like "Saint Etienne" and "White Town", plus many others I didn't know before. Especially singer-songwriter Simon Hughes aka "The Vatican Cellars" is a great dicovery to me. Favorite track: A Palpable Hit.
Daniel Taylor
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Daniel Taylor Got this just for the Flotation Toy Warning track. Favorite track: The Buoys Are Back In Town.
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it's the taking part that counts is a 26 track compilation album of indie, folk, pop, and electronica, celebrating 26 sports, to be released in April 2012... in the build-up to the release you'll be able to hear each of the tracks on this blog -
wiaiwya-itsthetakingpartthatcounts.blogspot.com

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released May 28, 2012

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