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Above It All: The Blue Nile

Jim Irvin, MOJO, July 1996

When life dishes it out, Paul Buchanan and his group The Blue Nile pack a bag, settle somewhere new and, every half-decade or so, make an album of uplifting beauty. Their first in seven years is just out. Jim Irvin has a rare conversation with the Glaswegian maestro of no fixed abode.

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