The Paper Kites – Hurts So Good26th May 2023 · 2020s, 2023, Country
Not sure if the term Aussie’n’Western is a thing, but if it is then The Paper Kites are a prime example.
Tina Turner’s career might never have got started if a backing singer had not failed to turn up for a recording session of this song in 1960.
PJ Harvey – A Child’s Question, August24th May 2023 · 2020s, 2023, Music
PJ Harvey returns with the first taste of her first solo album for seven years – a soothing and sinister ballad about birds… and Elvis.
Dennis Brown – Man Next Door22nd May 2023 · 1970s, 1979, Music, Reggae
This is one of the classic reggae songs. And like so many classic reggae songs, it’s been covered many times in many different versions. And, for that matter, several different titles.
The Advisors – Yugyugan Na21st May 2023 · 1970s, 1977, Funk, Music
When it comes to Filipino funk, you could write what I know on the back of a postage stamp. I didn’t know it existed, and I didn’t know it was called Pinoy Funk.
The Smiths – Hand In Glove20th May 2023 · 1980s, 1983, Music
RIP Andy Rourke – The Smiths – 1964-2023
Blur – The Narcissist19th May 2023 · 2020s, 2023, Music
I never much liked Blur. In the Britpop wars I was Team Oasis. I still am, at least where their first album is concerned.
The Hives – Bogus Operandi18th May 2023 · 2020s, 2023, Music, Punk
Here are The Hives again, returning to the fray in their forties with a new song that shows they’ve lost none of their spark after 26 years together.
SBT – Amber Shade17th May 2023 · 2020s, 2023, Music
Sarabeth Tucek returns from a decade-long hiatus with a new abbreviated name – SBT – and a new album, Joan Of All.
Rodney Crowell – Everything At Once16th May 2023 · 2020s, 2023, Country, Music
Country veteran Rodney Crowell teams up with Jeff Tweedy of Wilco on a collaborative album called The Chicago Sessions.