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I’ve Got a Plan (2002) – My Friend the Chocolate Cake

The songs from the Melbourne ‘gypsy-like romp and ballad’ group ‘My Friend the Chocolate Cake‘ feature prominently at my Music Library Project. Another song I reviewed from them recently – ‘I Guess It Don’t Get Much Better Than This‘ describes

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It’s All in the Way (2002) – My Friend the Chocolate Cake

When I lived in Melbourne, I wanted to see Australian Aboriginal singer – songwriter Archie Roach in concert. We secured tickets and learnt that Archie Roach would be joined by David Bridie whose music has featured here often. I hadn’t heard

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I Guess It Don’t Get Much Better Than This (2002) – My Friend the Chocolate Cake (David Bridie)

At the time this post is written, this song has just 570 views since it was released on You Tube in 2014. So you could say that the song title I Guess It Don’t Get Much Better Than This says

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Hotel Radio (2003) – David Bridie

Today’s song is the title track from one of my favourite Australian albums Hotel Radio. David Bridie’s music has featured extensively here at Observation Blogger. Bridie is hardly known in my home country, but he has had a great influence

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Home Improvements (2007) – My Friend the Chocolate Cake (David Bridie)

The music of David Bridie (see at piano above) features prominently here. He is one of my favourite Australian music artists. You can read more about him in my other posts. Home Improvements is the title track from My Friend

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Crazy Birds (1993) – Not Drowning, Waving

Australian singer-songwriter David Bridie (co-founder of his first group Not Drowning, Waving) (NDW) has featured prominently in this Music Library Project, but this is the first song to appear here from NDW. What entails the ‘Music Library Project’?Formed in Melbourne

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Come Around (2003) – David Bridie

Come Around is the second song to come from David Bridie’s 2003 album Hotel Radio. What comes to mind when I hear David Bridie and his band My Friend The Chocolate Cake are memories swirling about that iconic neon sign

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Breath (2000) – David Bridie

The music from Australian singer-songwriter David Bridie features prominently in my music library.  Today’s song Breath is from his debut solo album Act of Free Choice (cover above) released in 2000. Unlike the high-art pop music he composed with his

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Blue Black Sky (2003) – David Bridie

Blue Back Sky comes from Australian singer-songwriter David Bridie’s record Hotel Radio. It’s almost certain you haven’t heard of this 2003 record. There isn’t even a wikipage about it, but most of the songs from this record will feature in

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A Midlife’s Tale – My Friend the Chocolate Cake (David Bridie)

David Bridie is my favourite Australian singer songwriter, so suffice to say he will feature a lot in this music project. I came across his music when he sang with legendary aboriginal singer Archie Roach in Melbourne back in the

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