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McEvoy, Eleanor, I'd Rather Go Blonde

I'd Rather Go Blonde features eleven new songs, nine of which were penned by McEvoy, one with Beautiful South man Dave Rotheray and a cover of Sam Cooke's "Good Times". This limited edition also includes 'Take a Little Look' with Polish a capella band, Banana Boat. I'd Rather Go Blonde, the eighth album in a twenty year career that has seen McEvoy establish herself as one of Ireland's most accomplished singer / songwriters. Never one to shy away from the big issues, this album sees McEvoy tackling themes such as alienation, hypocrisy, recent Irish history and romance. The songs are typified by a lyrical élan and often leavened with a touch of humor - "For Avoidance Of Any Doubt" features a plaintive soul using her solicitor to berate an absent lover for not returning calls, and the title track is built around a phrase that just made McEvoy laugh!

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