COLDPLAY = WATER, WATER EVERYWHERE

It is sometimes an unfair criticism that despite the obvious musical talent, dominance of the music charts across the globe and awards, Coldplay’s Chris Martin is not considered amongst the greatest lyricists in modern times. But often the simplicity of his work is his greatest charm. Lines such as “Your Continue reading COLDPLAY = WATER, WATER EVERYWHERE

ALTERNATIVE CHRISTMAS SONGS

Ho, ho, ho Merry Christmas! Yes like it or lump it, it’s Christmas time and Una has come up with her very favourite alternative Christmas songs! Some people might call it a playlist, others might be so impressed with what they hear, that they’ll make a good old fashioned mixtape Continue reading ALTERNATIVE CHRISTMAS SONGS

KEANE – MANCHESTER APOLLO: REVIEW

After 7 years in the cold, KEANE play the O2 Apollo Manchester to remind us of what we’ve been missing all this time. Read Una’s review of a triumphant return… Following the breakdown of his marriage Tim Rice-Oxley sat down and poured his heart out in the only way he Continue reading KEANE – MANCHESTER APOLLO: REVIEW

TOP 30 SONGS OF 2016

“The time has come again…” For better or for worse, it is closing time for the year 2016. Which means it is time for our annual tradition of naming a top 30 songs. The usual rules apply so no repeating artists and only music that made a significant impact during Continue reading TOP 30 SONGS OF 2016

ONE FOR THE KIDS

If you have kids then you’ll know how they can be repetitive. I don’t mean that to sound bad, what I mean is they thrive on routine and if you give them something that they like, they’ll do it again and again until it’s no fun any more and you Continue reading ONE FOR THE KIDS

#PLAYLIST FOR 2014

“And so, the time is near – and so I face the final curtain…” Yes 2014 is over, but just because it’s long gone, it doesn’t mean we forget about all the great things that happened? No, we’re here to celebrate all of the great music that came out in Continue reading #PLAYLIST FOR 2014

MUSIC VIDEOS IN HOMAGE TO TV OF YESTERYEAR

Alix posts a little list of some well-respected bands making cool music videos in homage to TV shows. It has set up my Friday schedule quite nicely. In some cases, there is original footage from a particular show, and in others it’s a clear parody of some classic television… MUSIC Continue reading MUSIC VIDEOS IN HOMAGE TO TV OF YESTERYEAR