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The Independent -- 4 Stars -- The Glare is "an intriguing alliance of soul and classical forms"

“an intriguing alliance of soul and classical forms”

Out in the City -- 4 stars -- "The Glare...well-crafted, heartstring-tugging, quietly beautiful little gems"

The music, as you’d expect, is beautiful, as is the singing…

Uncut Magazine -- 4 stars -- “the chemistry clicks instantly between composer and soulman

“the chemistry clicks instantly between composer and soulman”

Q Magazine -- 4 stars -- "An inspired pairing"

“An inspiring pairing”

Mojo Magazine -- 4 stars -- Britain's foremost modern classicist, meet Britain's foremost ambidextrous singer

Britain’s foremost modern classicist, meet Britain’s foremost ambidextrous singer.  Four stars.

Guardian Live -- 4 stars -- "an audacious success"

The Glare World Premier at Union Chapel, October 24th 2009

The Times Playlist -- 3 stars -- "Can't be faulted for ambition or execution"

Can’t be faulted for ambition or execution

Attitude Magazine -- "eye-wateringly unique"

As one of Britain’s most dramatic male vocalists, David McAlmont may have found the perfect bedfellow in classical composer, Michael Nyman, the man responsible for the film score to the Piano.

Hi-Fi Choice -- 4 stars -- "McAlmont's lyrics meld and chime with the sumptuous, memorable melodies"

Britain’s leading contemporary composer and one of our most expressively soulful pop vocalists lower the barrier between classical and popular music as David McAlmont selects his favourite pieces from Michael Nyman’s long career and adds lyrics based on news stories.

Scotland on Sunday feature article -- David McAlmont tells Andrew Eaton why he is giving a voice to the names behind the news with help from Michael Nyman

If the idea of a black, gay Englishman, singing “in character” as Susan Boyle, raises your eyebrows, you need to hear the rest of The Glare.

Michael Nyman scores 4 new films

 

The Guardian feature article -- The Glare -- Hear all about it. Composer Michael Nyman and singer David McAlmont have joined forces – plundering news stories for their new album

Composer Michael Nyman and singer David McAlmont have joined forces – plundering news stories for their new album.

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