#SongoftheWeek: Daphne and Celeste – ‘BB’

ARTIST: Daphne and Celeste SONG: BB SO ALEX, WHY IS THIS YOUR SONG OF THE WEEK? We have a documentary about the Now compilation albums on YouTube to thank for leading us to our new #SongoftheWeek this week. You see, at some point whilst watching this documentary last Sunday, it had a bit about how … Continue reading #SongoftheWeek: Daphne and Celeste – ‘BB’

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#CrazyStupidAlbum: Kylie Minogue – ‘Golden’

A lesser blog or website than our own may usually start a review of a new Kylie Minogue album by listing the numerous tags she's had to her name over the four decades she's now been at the top of the pop tree: 'Cute Kylie', 'Sex Kylie', 'Dance Kylie', 'Indie Kylie', 'Disco Kylie', 'Kraftwerk Kylie' … Continue reading #CrazyStupidAlbum: Kylie Minogue – ‘Golden’

#CrazyStupidAlbum: George Ezra – ‘Staying At Tamara’s’

He makes it look easy, doesn't he? Nearly four years on from his chart topping debut, 2014's Wanted on Voyage, and George Ezra has just delivered a second album that's perhaps even better than that debut was. Recorded over the last 18 months, Staying at Tamara's takes its title from the Airbnb house of a … Continue reading #CrazyStupidAlbum: George Ezra – ‘Staying At Tamara’s’

#SongoftheWeek: Laurent Schark feat. Darren Ellison – ‘One of a Kind’

ARTIST: Laurent Schark feat. Darren Ellison SONG: One of a Kind SO ALEX, WHY IS THIS YOUR SONG OF THE WEEK? When a DJ and producer has had a career spanning over 20 years, it's safe to say you're probably dealing with one of the best in the business. Such is the case with French … Continue reading #SongoftheWeek: Laurent Schark feat. Darren Ellison – ‘One of a Kind’

#SongoftheWeek: Hanne Leland – ‘Carry On’

ARTIST: Hanne Leland SONG: Carry On SO ALEX, WHY IS THIS YOUR SONG OF THE WEEK? There's certain things that our European neighbours get impeccably right time and time again. The Italians: food and family. The French: fine wine. And for our friends in Scandinavia, they have the complicated art of that elusive musical beast … Continue reading #SongoftheWeek: Hanne Leland – ‘Carry On’

Nicole and Natalie: from All Saints to Appleton – ‘Everything’s Eventual’ at 15

I've spoken many a time before on the blog about life after hugely successful pop bands - solo efforts from former members of girl groups in particular being my Mastermind specialist subject. And particularly, my love of those albums or singles from such artists that weren't broadly commercial or mainstream, but for whatever reason I … Continue reading Nicole and Natalie: from All Saints to Appleton – ‘Everything’s Eventual’ at 15