Part two of a series. To recap, I have a friend who has never heard any of Paul McCartney’s solo and Wings LPs, except for, as he put it, the Frog Song, the one about no man’s land at Christmas,… Read More ›
“It is hard to understand quite how it happened, but there are millions of teenagers running around now who don’t know who U2 are.” I was talking to my friend Steve the other day after reading this comment online where… Read More ›
You only had to be at the Genesis farewell concerts earlier this year to wonder about the future of rock music. The O2 Arena looked on as Phil Collins, stymied by age and illness, gamely sung their greatest hits sitting… Read More ›
How Cher found success despite a disastrous performance in front of Princess Margaret, going to school with rubber bands on her shoes and working for Phil Spector…
Clube da Esquina by Milton Nascimento and Lô Borges was one of only five Brazilian albums to be featured in the book “1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die”.
If you have yet to hear this fusion of Brazilian music and Beatles-inflected pop, this may whet your appetite…
The Great R.E.M. CD Hunt (Part 2) In the last article we asked some of the fundamental questions of the universe. For example: With the re-release of Paul Weller’s Stanley Road for no less than £32.99, have we reached Peak… Read More ›
April 23rd 2022 marks the UK’s fifteenth Record Store Day, a day set aside to celebrate the culture of the independently owned record store, and to hopefully keep them in business. It is still the busiest day of the year… Read More ›
Ever buy an album variant that wasn’t already on Discogs?