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Mary Hopkin

  • Earth Song/Ocean Song [Apple, 1971] B+

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Earth Song/Ocean Song [Apple, 1971]
My taste for Hopkin's limpid prettiness may be eccentric, but there it is. She sings like the demure, starstruck adolescent she was until very recently, which lends her straightforward role-playing a revelatory poignancy lacking in the genteel atavism of the folkie madonnas she superficially resembles. Recommended: "International." B+

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