Time to finish the first week of 2021 with another classic song from arguably the greatest Australian wordsmith Paul Kelly. A great story about a guy struggling with alcohol addiction who ends up splitting up with his wife while he... View Article
So as I write these words the USA state capital has just been stormed by pro-Trump supporters trying to organise a coup to prevent Joe Biden from being certified as the 46th president of the United States. A good German... View Article
Second song in Covid Island discs by the Verve. I particularly like the string instruments in this song and the line: “trying to make ends meet, you’re a slave to money then you die” Not the most cheery line I... View Article
Phew! All I can say is that the band Evanescence takes musical intensity to another level.
Second song from Guns N’ Roses. I think this is their most best known hit and certainly would sit comfortably in a Hard Rock Café playlist.
Another classic from Kate Bush. I remember when this song was released as the radio track for her “Never for Ever” album. Certainly this song tells an interesting story of a woman “who wanted to test her husband’s fidelity”. The... View Article
Following on from yesterday’s song from U2 for New year’s day this one from U2 also covers the Christmas season. A song by a band from a land that saw way too much conflict in the 20th century. Sadly the... View Article