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Song 7: Little Lies, Fleetwood Mac

So as I wait in my car on the 30th of November 2022 the sad news of the death of Christine McVie from Fleetwood Mac has just flashed up on my phone’s news headlines. It is a little disconcerting that... View Article

Song 4: Ship of fools, World Party

On the 19th of July 2022 the UK recorded the hottest temperatures since records began topping over 40°C in some areas of the country. Yet earlier this year on a Facebook discussion group, I laboured in vain against those who... View Article

Song 3: Nobody told me, John Lennon

So today I have been watching the news and a Youtube commentary by a Russian intellect on understanding what is driving Putin’s insane war with Ukraine. In relation to Russia and how this great nation sees herself, she is like... View Article

Song 2: When you’re gone, Dolores O’Riordan

Another beautiful song that might make you feel a little melancholy on Good Friday 2022. I love this solo by Dolores and her absolutely incredible voice with that wonderful Irish accent. Sadly, the older you get the more death you... View Article

Song 1: Russians 2022 Version, Sting

Covid Island Discs came to an end after the UK finally came out of all lockdown restrictions on the 16th of July 2021. However, a lot has happened since my final Covid Island Discs post. Besides the many covid-19 variants... View Article

Day 482: Safety Dance, Men Without Hats

So during the long journey that was Covid Island Discs I explored different musical themes. One of these themes were strange songs of the 1980s. This song, which was released in 1982, certainly should have made my list as its... View Article

Day 481: Last train Home, John Mayer

Another song that has only been premiered this year. This one by John Mayer was released in June and again like the Coldplay song rather upbeat and a nice song to listen to. I wonder if the centre of gravity... View Article