Like many great artists, poets, musicians and writers, Nick Drake only achieved the fame and recognition he desired after his untimely death. In a cruel case of life imitating art the lyrics to Fruit Tree, from his 1968 debut album Five Leaves Left, seemed more prescient than ever as he sang “No-one knows you but […]
Inundated with powerfully voiced, female artists, the British music industry in 2006 was an era dominated by Déjà vu lyrics, Aguilera’s comeback album, Back to Basics, and not to forget, Girls Aloud were still on top. With that said, it was surprising that a young woman from North London would come on the scene, so breathtakingly, […]
Choosing once more to utilise the services of producer/collaborator Brian Eno, Talking Heads continued to explore their own musical and artistic boundaries with their fourth album, Remain In Light. Their previous outing, on 1979’s Fear of Music, showed a marked progression from the nerdy jerkiness of their first two efforts, with its darker themes, esoteric […]
Limited edition run released by EMI Records, Ltd.
Thirteen compact discs in a boxed set
Let’s take a trip back in time. We won’t go very far back; we’ll just time travel to 1962. That is not quite fifty years. And let’s look at popular music back in that deep, dark, distant past.
AM radio ruled the airwaves. There were FM stations, […]
Tue 28th September 2010 | Posted in Albums
, Classic Albums
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The late seventies were not the best time emotionally for Bowie, he was a recovering cocaine addict and his musical contributions for The Man Who Fell to Earth, the Sci-Fi film in which he starred, were rejected by the director in favour of something a little more ‘folksy’.
Luckily Brian Eno, former keyboard Roxy Music keyboardist come […]
Thu 2nd September 2010 | Posted in Classic Albums
, The Classics
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