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" ..A Recording Which Should Be Taken Seriously ...!" Paul Gambaccini -BBC Radio 2
" Simon Atkinson & The Foundryman's Apprentice - Probably the best band you've never heard. But the future is bright" Queensferry Radio: Scotland
"Simon is a great talent and THE PAWNBROKER is full of gems. His lyrics are both witty and Touching" Kenny McDonald - Black Diamond FM
"The Pawnbroker is excellent - a song of the times, you could have a 'Streets Of London' there!" E.T. Scotland
"New Cohesive and Folky Vibe - and a Great Voice" L.P. England
" Simon Atkinson and The Foundryman's Apprentice! I saw these guys last night - definitely worth listening to. Check out their website and listen to them, buy their album, go see them live. Folk music at its best and a serious pleasure to see live!" F. Ahern -Scotland
" Great Intro's and Strong Vocal, Pace is Sensitive and Lyrics Nostalgic, Like Like Like!"
" Brilliant! Great Musically and Soul Searching Lyrics for Sure" N.F. England
" Superb Vocals. Great Sounding Acoustic Guitar,Bass and Drums.I Really Like The Strings in There Too. Keep up the Great Work :)"
" Beautiful Voice and the Instruments Playing in the Background are Just Thrilling"
"Nice Songs, Keep Writing"
"Great Band!, Sounds Like The Great 70's Folk Heroes!"
" Oh Wow - Loved that one, thanks SA&TFA -sublime folkyjazz croon...Sunset Strip in Grantchester Meadows!" Kozmik
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