Just been reminded of this. Bangs alive! How could I have been so amiss. Read the review first, if you want. It’s great, plus it’s kind of there for that purpose. Then come back over here and we’ll have a little chat.
When this song first showed up on the NME tape cassette collection C81, it seemed like just about the most perfect pop song yet created. Context. Context! CONTEXT!
Female writers represent! For the first time since I started these charts, there are as many female writers featured as male.
When I say ‘greatest’, I am of course talking from an entirely subjective viewpoint.
A few days back, I had me a hankering to hear some old school Roddy Frame. I can’t remember why now, shame. Anyway, we’ve been playing his Scots band’s debut album, 1983’s High Land Hard Rain consistently every morning since: it doesn’t intrude too much on the children’s mayhem, but also soothes, the sweetness of […]