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Album Review: Broken Toys by Smoove & Turrell

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Smoove & Turrell on top form with new album Broken Toys

Newcastle’s finest Smoove and Turrell look set to continue to rise through the ranks of British soul with the release of their new album Broken Toys.

For those who don’t know S&T, Smoove & Turrell (Jonathan Scott Watson and John Turrell) are a British modern soul act. They propelled to fame in 2009 following the release of their first album, Antique Soul, which scored them two records of the week on Radio 2 and a gig at Glastonbury and...

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1. Competition opens 09:00 GMT Friday 2 November and closes at 23:59 GMT on Monday 12 November 2018.
2. Competition is open to UK residents only.
3. Winner to be announced at @FranklyMyDearUK and on www.franklymydearuk.co.uk
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5. The Prize: Two tickets to Matthew Bourne’s Swan Lake on Mon 26 November at 7.30pm
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Paul Heaton and Jacqui Abbott Reunite for What Have We Become

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Paul Heaton and Jacqui Abbott reunite for first time since The Beautiful South

14 years after Painting It Red, Paul Heaton and Jacqui Abbott look set to return to the UK charts with the release of What Have We Become, a new studio album full of lyrical wit and humour.

The new album is the first time the pair has recorded together since the multi-million selling days of The Beautiful South, who charted several number one albums in the 1990s and early 2000s.

With her vocals on a string of hits in...

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