Christmas Song Advent Calendar 2018: Day 10

ARTIST: Saint Etienne feat. Tim Burgess SONG: I Was Born On Christmas Day Now here's a fact for you. Bob Stanley from Saint Etienne was actually born on 25th December. (He also happens to be a self confessed NOW compilation enthusiast, but that's for another time.) So it seems appropriate that he, Pete Wiggs and … Continue reading Christmas Song Advent Calendar 2018: Day 10

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Christmas Song Advent Calendar 2018: Day 9

ARTIST: Goldfrapp SONG: Winter Wonderland For a band more commonly associated with a frontwoman who's been known to wear a horse's tail on stage and have the lyrical mind of a lusty French madam, the idea of Goldfrapp doing a Christmas song, particularly such a well known one, sounds about as odd as a jacket … Continue reading Christmas Song Advent Calendar 2018: Day 9

Alex’s End Of Year Prizes 2018: The Nominations (plus your chance to vote in our Readers Choice!)

And just like that, we're in the final few weeks of yet another year. Which can only mean it's time for yours truly to announce the runners and riders for our annual End of Year Prizes on the blog! If you've missed this for the last four years, then fear ye not, for we shall … Continue reading Alex’s End Of Year Prizes 2018: The Nominations (plus your chance to vote in our Readers Choice!)