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Ed Harcourt: From Every Sphere

Pete Paphides, Word, The, March 2003

IF THEY DON'T write songs like they used to, no one told Ed Harcourt. Before the 26-year-old former chef put out his first album — 2000's Here Be Monsters — he had more than 300 songs already written. Of the ones he chose to share with his audience, it became clear that a talent of some precocity was emerging.

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