The Album List: #59 Magazine “The Correct Use of Soap”


Some bands exist purely to have me love them. I am convinced of this fact. Magazine is one of these bands. The project Howard Devoto was in after leaving the Buzzcocks was the apex of post-punk bands. The fact that the members of these bands would also play in British acts like Visage, Swing Out … More The Album List: #59 Magazine “The Correct Use of Soap”

The Album List: #99- David Crosby “If Only I Could Remember My Name” (1971)


Sometimes an album comes along that surprises you. I’m not a huge fan of Crosby, Stills, Nash, and sometimes Young. This is despite the fact I am a huge fan of their earlier bands, and Neil Young is one of my favourite singer-songwriters of all time. I also thought David Crosby was the weakest link of … More The Album List: #99- David Crosby “If Only I Could Remember My Name” (1971)

The Album List: #100 The Coral “The Coral” (2002)


It’s weird. Nearly all my favourite bands are British. Rock and roll may have been invented in the American South, but I have always felt that the British perfected it. The Coral are British,  from Merseyside. They were lumped in with the early guitar bands of the 2000s, but were quite different that, say, the … More The Album List: #100 The Coral “The Coral” (2002)