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Melanie: Gather Me (Buddah 2322 002 £2.35)

Roy Carr, New Musical Express, 4 December 1971

IT WOULD appear that everyone I Know is in love with Melanie. And once you've seen her you realise that she is the enigmatic image of the seventies. With an air of innocence, she seduces the listener with her husky tones — perhaps Freud could put his finger on it. Her childlike voice brings you close, yet still keeps her unattainable from further intimacy.

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