It's time to start your Tuesday in fine style - and as we always do - with #ThrowbackTunesday, our weekly look back via blog and Spotify playlist to five UK chart hits of the last 25 years from this exact week. Let's see who on the playlist today before we get to our featured favourite... … Continue reading #ThrowbackTunesday: Episode 28
If 'Red Flag', 2016's superb renaissance album (we don't like saying comeback, it doesn't seem right in this context) was the sound of All Saints rediscovering their musical identity, then 'Testament', its follow up, is almost certainly the sound of them taking that rediscovered, timeless sound, and running full tilt with it. Although even 'full … Continue reading #CrazyStupidAlbum: All Saints – ‘Testament’
Happy Tuesday people! You may have noticed that All New #TweetHeeHee has been conspicuous by it's absence these last two weeks. Partly because of this seemingly endless heatwave, I've decided to give it a summer break whilst the world recharges and rests for the next six weeks - and to provide the hilarity again once … Continue reading #ThrowbackTunesday: Episode 27
This week is by all accounts a historic week of celebration for an institution of British pop music, as on Friday just gone, the 100th edition of the legendary compilation series Now That's What I Call Music was released. Spanning over 35 years, and having included over 600 number one hits across four decades, we've … Continue reading Now That’s What I Call Lost Gems!
It's another televisual #BlastfromthePast we're offering up for you this week, and one that requires us to set the way back machine to 22 years ago. In a time before Homes Under The Hammer and Grand Designs, came a show that offered up DIY, home improvements - and a hefty amount of MDF and tie-dying - to … Continue reading #BlastfromthePast: Changing Rooms
ARTIST: Now United SONG: Summer In The City SO ALEX, WHY IS THIS YOUR SONG OF THE WEEK? Boybands and girl groups are frequent fixtures of the charts. But mixed gender pop groups are a bit like buses. How so, I hear you ask? Because you wait for one, and then along comes one with … Continue reading #SongoftheWeek: Now United – ‘Summer In The City’
Hello all! We realise some of the regular blogs have been awol these last few days. There are two perfectly good explanations for this however: firstly, that last week was a bit manic on the non-blog front. And secondly, that it's been too hot for us to write. Consider it a midsummer blog siesta if … Continue reading #ThrowbackTunesday: Episode 26