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Life Is People

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There Is A Valley
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Big Painter
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Never Ending Happening
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This World
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The Healing Day
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City of Dreams
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Be At Peace With Yourself
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Jesus, Etc.
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Empires
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Thank You Lord
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Cosmic Concerto (Life Is People)
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The Coast No Man Can Tell
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Total Tracks: 12   Total Length: 54:05

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Jayson Greene is Senior Editor at Wondering Sound and a contributing writer and columnist at Pitchfork. His writing has also appeared in The New York Times, GQ,...more »

12.03.12
Bill Fay, Life Is People
2012 | Label: Dead Oceans / SC Distribution

Life is People is the first new record from Bill Fay since 1972, a British singer-songwriter whose beatific and keenly observed music might remind you of Randy Newman or Wilco. It’s a worthy addition to a small but hallowed canon of material. Wilco have covered him over the years, and he returns the favor with a solemn, still rendition of “Jesus, Etc.” Fay’s voice is ragged, pleading, and gentle, and his music sits in a… read more »

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Life is People

Tusk

Absolutely beautiful. Like other reviews, I agree...gets better with every listen.

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Life is People

paulmccourt

You know when you're looking for something you cant find and then you find something you weren't looking for? Look no further. An amazing album and an amazing voice.

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Incredible!

EMUSIC-023DBE6C

I just stumbled upon a masterpiece. This is no ordinary album, it is a deep well to drink deeply from. The more I listen to each track, the more I am amazed.

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what a comeback

Jonner_G

i have been playing his first two masterpieces from the early seventies for thirty odd years,this latest one does not dissapoint,its gets better with every listen,and maybe another classic ?