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Album Review

The Gift of Excalibur bears a lot of weight before its music is played. Arriving as the second volume in Medwyn Goodall and Oreade Music's Arthurian Collection, and bearing the subtitle "Myths & Mysteries of the World," the album obviously wants very much to explore the shifting, misty border between new age and contemporary Celtic music. It does so with grace on the title track, where a synthesizer adopts the sound of the Uilleann pipes as it plays a stirring Celtic melody. But "Camelot" and "Lancelot du Lac" are closer to contemporary instrumental with their gentle rhythms and simple but effective lead melody, while "One Land One King" and "King Arthur" swirl with an atmosphere similar to soundtrack music. Gift of Excalibur, Vol. 2 could've used a stronger Celtic angle. But the prolific, ever-curious Goodall has still created an album worth hearing for contemporary Celtic and new age fans alike.


Genre: New Age

Years Active: '80s, '90s, '00s

New age guitarist/multi-instrumentalist Medwyn Goodall was born in Yorkshire, England; inspired by the hits of the Beatles and the Beach Boys, he began playing music as a child, and at 11 met pop superstar Cliff Richard, who encouraged the youth to pursue a career as a performer. Goodall began composing original songs as a teen, earning local notoriety with his band Trax; in the years to follow, he learned to play a vast range of instruments, including mandolin, piano, drums, harp, flute, glockenspiel,...
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