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coverpic flag Greece - Full Moon 129 - 04/02/07

Honest Touch
Memories from a Dream

Honest Touch consists of Sammy Elgazzar and Fofi Maridiaki. Their debut is a lush, cinematic work of mostly instrumental songs.

"A Lonely Ride" is a sweeping, sad song seemingly fit for the soundtrack of an epic movie. "Dancing Under the Moon" features a bit if wordless soprano singing set to a grand backdrop. "And A Time For War!" an ironically entitled passage is effectively plaintive.

"Luce Lonatana" is a song that features some of Mariadaki's finest piano passages. The album ends with a nice version of Abba's "Lay All Your Love On Me". Honest Touch have crafted an impeccable debut.

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