Hi everyone, I felt the need to share my views on this song. I was going to say that it’s Liam Gallagher’s new song, but that just demonstrates how up to date I am as it came out last summer. As usual, I am reliant on others to bring me kicking and screaming into modernity. […]Read more "Once, by Liam Gallagher – instant classic"
Hi there, As it says in the title, this is just for fun and if you ask me in a week’s time, a couple of these might be different. As I sit here, however, these are my favourite 20 songs. I’m not going to go into reasons for each one; suffice to say that they […]Read more "My Top 20 Songs – just for fun"
Someone mentioned music as a potential subject for a poem. I came up with this. Hope you like it. Could you wish away music from the world? Chord Progression Some fool made a bitter wish beneath a thin duvet, Desperate for sleep and plagued by neighbour’s noise, Invoked a doubting but obedient genie; Bid him […]Read more "Chord Progression – a poem"
I know, I know. I’m going a bit Dune mad at the minute. They haven’t even started filming it yet and already I’m developing something of an obsession. Imagine how bad I’m going to be when the first trailer comes out! The preliminary stuff coming out seems incredibly positive. I’m loving the casting choices and Denis Villeneuve’s back […]Read more "Monday Music 4 – 2019 (Dune Special)"
I’m carrying on with my favourite musicals for a couple more weeks. The next one on my list is another one that I remember watching a lot when I was young. It was one of Mum’s favourites and the cassette soundtrack was a regular fixture in her little Ford Fiesta… Grease (or Vaselina if you […]Read more "Monday Music 1 – 2019"
I’m really enjoying going through my favourite non-orchestral movie soundtracks so I’m going to keep it going for a couple more weeks. This week, its the turn of Michael Mann’s 2004 thriller… Collateral This really is a cracking film that I often forget about. It’s one of my favourite Tom Cruise performances; he really makes […]Read more "Monday Music 27 – 2018"
Fourth in my series of posts looking at my favourite soundtracks. I cannot believe that I only thought of this one today. It’s so much a part of my childhood that I almost don’t count it as a film; more of a home movie. American Graffiti I watched this so much growing up that it’s […]Read more "Monday Music 26 – 2018"