First. I like Oasis. I consider them a lesser band than Blur or Pulp, but they were not so offensive as to put me off. Second. I think Noel Gallagher is a far, far better singer than Liam. Noel’s post Oasis project proves it. This album almost made my 2011 list. Third. I hate it when … More The Song List Supplemental: Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds “If I Had A Gun”
Truth be told, I prefer late Beatles to early Beatles. But it is the fiftieth (!) anniversary of this simple little tunes release, the Beatles very first single, and that deserves a mention.
I don’t know if there is a subgenre of coming home songs that are about prison release. If there is. “Care of Cell 44” is the apex, a bright, cheerful, organ driven slice of sixties harmonies, surrounding a strange melody and the most bizarre lyrics from a band known for twisted lyrics. Seriously, when I … More The Song List Supplemental: The Zombies “Care of Cell 44”
You will never, ever get me to say a bad thing against Take That. Part of it how much I love Robbie and Gary. Yes, both of them. Part of it the love I have for “Back For Good”, their best known song on this side of the pond. I’m the girl who ran out … More The Song List Supplemental: “Patience” and “The Flood” by Take That
I have stated time and time again that when push comes to shove, “In the Midnight Hour” is my favourite song of all time. It’s a celebratory jam with classic Atlantic Record horns and slightly pervy lyrics, but Wilson Pickett sells it.