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Andy Cowan - After The Rain

Seminal Australian soul and blues visionary Andy Cowan returns with a new collection of 12 timeless, and seamless contemporary songs with After The Rain.  

Andy’s evocative song writing and timeless vocals have cemented him as one of the country’s foremost singer songwriters, revered for his passion and lyricism.

After The Rain sees Andy give a nod to the nostalgic stylings of soul and blues greats with version of Georgia On My Mind and What Good Am I, whilst paving the way for modern adult contemporary sounds.

Tracklisting

1.       With You in Mind

2.       What Good Am I

3.       Janelle

4.       Hold On To Me

5.       Make You Feel My Love

6.       Back When We Were Beautiful

7.       When You Smile

8.       Over the Rainbow

9.       You Don't Know What Love Is

10.    Memories Of Tomorrow

11.    Georgia On My Mind

12.    Falling

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The violin might be one of the smallest instruments – but in the hands of a brilliant player it can sing beautiful tunes, make us dance joyfully, or soar above a whole orchestra. On this album we explore the wonderful world of the violin, with a series of highlights all carefully selected to delight younger listeners and start a journey through the wonderful world of classical music.
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