There’s always a good reason to listen to decent music, so here’s another chance to look at my list of FIFTY GREAT IRISH SONGS (none by U2). Apologies if some of the You Tube links no longer work.Read more "50 Great Irish Songs"
The album will be for sale on iTunes as soon as my twelve-year-old niece can explain to me how iTunes works.Read more "The Parallel Universe of Regret"
I wish I believed in Heaven, because it just got a whole lot funkier.Read more "S is for Symbol"
… Cole Porter, that is.Read more "P is for Porter"
I had to sign in to You Tube to see the video from FIFTY SHADES OF GREY because it’s a bit naughty, so if you’re watching this at work, all your colleagues now know that you’re a pervert.Read more "Oscars 2016: Best Original Song"
What a sad start to the week. If the measure of an artist is their ability to reinvent themselves and their work, then David Bowie certainly passes the test. He was a musician, songwriter, actor, fashion icon, and passionate reader. His latest and last work (released just last week on his 69th birthday) is a […]Read more "RIP The Thin White Duke"
When you’re David Bowie, you can do whatever the hell you like, and if that means a ten-minute jazzy avant-garde piece of synth-pop weirdness, with a batshit video to accompany it, than so be it. The music video has everything: dancing scarecrows (or are they dancing crucified Christs?); a stranded astronaut with a smiley face […]Read more "★"
Hello, is it Adele you’re looking for? You’d be forgiven for thinking of the Lionel Richie classic when you hear the opening notes of Adele’s new song, “Hello”. The single made its debut this morning. The simple piano ballad about lost love and regret has a rousing chorus, with the singer’s voice on as good […]Read more "Adele’s Hanging on the Telephone"
Shot in a 360 degree panorama by Andrew Huang, it’s the first Virtual Reality music video, allowing the viewer to turn the camera and see in all directions.*Read more "Turn Your Bjɑ̈ck on Björk in Her New Virtual Reality Video"