AOR from the mid 70s. Brilliant.
Monthly Archives: Feb 2021
Oh! You Pretty Things. Glam Queens And Street Urchins 1970-76
Lou Reed was once asked by an Australian journalist whether he was a transvestite or a homosexual
Diamonds To Dust by Gurf Morlix
“Things being a little wobbly can create tension, sometimes in a really good way.”
Live At The BBC Volumes 1 and 2 by The Beatles
A window into the world of The Beatles’ record collections
For The First Time by Black Country, New Road
Short haired progressive music
Awkward Annie by Kate Rusby
Beauty, calm and peace
Surf’s Up by The Beach Boys
“I heard the word. A wonderful thing. A children’s song”
Red Hot + Blue by Various Artists
It goes without saying that tolerance of other people’s lifestyles is a mark of a civilised society.
Disintegration by The Cure
If only I’d thought of the right words
Enclosures by Craven Faults
What is the point of an instrumental song?
Anticipation by Carly Simon
Are these the good old days?
August And Everything After by Counting Crows
Aren’tcha sick of all these influencers?
Jon Savage’s 1967. The Year Pop Divided by Various Artists
All my life I’ve searched upon the reasons for us being here. The music goes round my head
Harvest by Neil Young
“See the lonely boy out on the weekend trying to make it pay. Can’t relate to joy, he tries to speak and can’t begin to say”
Tasjan! Tasjan! Tasjan! by Aaron Lee Tasjan
This is not anxious music for anxious times
There Are No Goodbyes by Sophia
“If I can get you licking and loving, I have my purpose”
Let’s Dance by David Bowie
Spotify Playlist: Guilty Pleasures
“I’ve run out of pale ale and I feel like I’m in jail and my music bores me once again”
Ignorance by The Weather Station
At some point, you have to live as if the truth is true
Heartbreaker by Ryan Adams
“I am not a perfect man and I have made many mistakes. To anyone I have ever hurt, however unintentionally, I apologise deeply and unreservedly”
Yellow Submarine by The Beatles
The more I go inside, the more there is to see.
Rabbit Fur Coat by Jenny Lewis With The Watson Twins
Nothing is ever as good as it was
Every Bad by Porridge Radio
I don’t want to get bitter. I want us to get better
Blue Afternoon by Tim Buckley
Sensitive lyrics and melodic grace seem to distill Tim’s yearning heart and quiet power into a singular moment of courageous teardrop intensity.
Joy Of Toy by Kevin Ayers
Pornography by The Cure
A terrifying self-portrait of an alienated dysfunctional psychopath
Bedroom by BDRMM
Modern Shoegaze Music