A classic piece of what former Word writer/Q editor, Andrew Harrison would have called “indie landfill”.
But who doesn’t love a bit of indie landfill from time to time. Not me! I completely don’t not love a bit of indie landfill. I can not not tell you that for sure!
Read more about The Bluetones’ ‘If’ here.
It was 20 years ago today…
Well, not quite. Back in 1997, the band who wanted to be bigger than the band that wanted to be bigger than Jesus released a BIG album. And, at its forefront came the behemoth that was ‘D’You Know What I Mean?’
To which the world eventually replied: “Yes. We know what you mean. But we really aren’t that bothered anymore.”
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D-Day. H-Hour. Ground Zero.
Like many a fairy tale romances, my falling in love with music started in a house, a very big house in the country.
In a Reviewage first, here’s video interview.
Paul Corcoran is a singer-songwriter from Medway who performs by the name of The Lo-Fi Waves. Here he is, talking to me about his music.
He also sings four songs on the video, accompanied by Danielle Gagnon on violin.
‘Happy the man, and happy he alone, he who can call today his own: he who, secure within, can say, Tomorrow do thy worst, for I have lived today.’
There aren’t many acts out there that would quote an ode by the Roman poet, Horace. But then, The Divine Comedy aren’t really like other acts, are they…
My assessment of songs from each year of my life (thus far – obvs!), reaches 1993.
And so, rather innevitably, we hit ‘River of Dreams’ by Billy Joel. Just…because.
Maastricht Treaty. Barcelona Olympics. The Queen has a horrible anus. Or something like that.
Want to know what the first single was I bought?
You can probably tell. Read on here.