What better way to open week 56 with a song from the Cranberries. I still feel a little sadness that Delores is no longer with us. Like Kate Bush, she had quite a unique a instantly recognisable voice.
Well it is my lovely wife’s birthday today and I have the perfect song for this day. “Happy Birthday Helen” by Things of Stone and Wood. Sadly, the audio quality of this video is very poor so I have put... View Article
This is another song which captures the human condition for many quite nicely. It pictures life’s progression as being on a runaway train. I particularly like the chorus which goes: Runaway train never going backWrong way on a one way... View Article
First appearance of this band on Covid Island Discs. This of course is a pretty classic rock tune so deserves its place in my playlist. I guess this song captures the “fairytales” that male friends tell each other about pretty... View Article
A dark song from Radiohead. To me the meaning of this song is ambiguous. I guess the simple interpretation is that he thinks he is a creep as he looks upon the woman he loves who he knows he is... View Article
Speaking of Sheryl Crow (see yesterday’s post) here she is at her craft. Like the line: “his says his name is William but I am sure his name is Bill or Billie, Matt or Buddy. And his plain ugly to... View Article
Again I was so sad when I heard Dolores passed away. Too many great musicians die too young. I guess it is those with tortured souls who produce the best music.