Frustration, hope and loss incorporated into beautiful music
Monthly Archives: Oct 2021
My Morning Jacket by My Morning Jacket
“There’s more to life than just black and white.”
Rock’n’Roll With The Modern Lovers by Jonathan Richman & The Modern Lovers
“Ice cream man. Ring your bell”
Blue Banisters by Lana Del Rey
Lana Del Rey and I are 99.9% the same
Be Here Now by Oasis
“Imagine how much better ‘Hey Jude’ would have been with three key changes towards the end.”
Springtime In New York by Bob Dylan
“Bob Dylan’s delivery displays an energetic, resourceful deployment of bouncing, resounding, tearaway rhetoric. It is unstoppable in his firework display of ideas and images.”
Given To The Wild by The Maccabees
The fortnight at Venice passed quickly and sweetly– perhaps too sweetly; I was drowning in honey, stingless.
“Burn” by The Cure at Glastonbury 2019
Every night Robert Smith screams the animal scream
Sad And Beautiful World by Jesse Malin
An extraordinary gig in Hassocks.
Archives – Volume 1 The Early Years (1963 – 1967) Disc Four by Joni Mitchell
What do Bob Dylan, Neil Young, Paul McCartney, John Lennon, Brian Wilson, Van Morrison, Keith Richards, Paul Simon, Robbie Robertson, Lou Reed and Joni Mitchell have in common?
Still As Your Sleeping by Karine Polwart & Dave Milligan
“One voice and one piano can hold a lot of space, a lot of feeling”
Carnegie Hall 1970 by Neil Young
‘It’s an interesting key but if that’s your key, who cares’