#15Daysof30Lists: Day 7

We're at the halfway point! We're at Day 7 of #15Daysof30Lists, the series of blogs where I give you fifteen lists of my 30 favourite things everyday until my 30th birthday. Hope you're enjoying them so far - don't forget to please leave your comments below as to my choices, or Tweet me - let … Continue reading #15Daysof30Lists: Day 7

#CrazyStupidAlbum: Emma Bunton (@EmmaBunton) – ‘My Happy Place’

The covers album seems to be that most frequent hot potato to bash where pop music is concerned. Somehow, years of elitist rock critics have had open season, pouring scorn on such releases for being a mark of coasting on a 'safe' or more commercial banker at the expense of being 'cooler' or more worthy … Continue reading #CrazyStupidAlbum: Emma Bunton (@EmmaBunton) – ‘My Happy Place’

#CrazyStupidAlbum: Dido (@DidoOfficial) – ‘Still On My Mind’

If there's one thing you can be guaranteed of with Dido, it's that you're usually in for a long wait for new material. 2013 was when we last heard from her, with her fourth studio album 'Girl Who Got Away'. And the album before that, 'Safe Trip Home', arrived in 2008, a whole five years … Continue reading #CrazyStupidAlbum: Dido (@DidoOfficial) – ‘Still On My Mind’

#CrazyStupidAlbum: Busted (@Busted) – ‘Half Way There’

There are some utterly delicious moments in the human experience that can't quite be accounted for in words alone: bare feet sinking into gloriously soft shagpile carpet, the smell of bacon frying on a Sunday morning, and the sound of your favourite band or artist releasing the album they were born to make. It's the … Continue reading #CrazyStupidAlbum: Busted (@Busted) – ‘Half Way There’

#CrazyStupidAlbum: All Saints – ‘Testament’

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’