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2014: A look back at Vodka’s last 12 months

At the beginning of 2014, Vodka changed its video review timetable to once per week, which makes listing the top 40 tracks for the previous year seem pretty silly. Instead, this year we are just going to look back on what I think are some of Vodka’s high points, musically. As always, your mileage may vary.  Way back at the beginning of the year we posted Vera Jonas title track for her 2013 long-player, Game, a funky track with plenty of dance moves in the video. It is such a fun song, that it deserves mention again. Ten months ago or so, we…

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Bridie Jackson and The Arbour – Scarecrow

 As promised during the review of Bridie Jackson and The Arbour’s We Talked Again on August 27, 2014, from the quartet’s second long-player New Skin (May 2014), here is another dark tale from that long-player. Scarecrow tells the story of a bride who dies on the night before her wedding day. It is a beautiful, haunting song and, as was the case with We Talked Again, it is full of the quartet’s signature harmonies.  Scarecrow is one of the few songs not…

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