It's Tuesday, which means it's time for us once again to throw it back with #ThrowbackTunesday - our weekly blog and Spotify playlist with five songs that were huge hits on the UK charts at five points in the last 25 years this week. Shall we see which songs we're throwing back to this week, … Continue reading #ThrowbackTunesday: Episode 3
Welcome to this week's #ThrowbackTunesday! In case you missed the first installment last week, every Tuesday we bring you a specially curated Spotify playlist of five songs that were huge hits on the UK charts this exact week at five points in the last 25 years - 2013, 2008, 2003, 1998 and 1993. It's time … Continue reading #ThrowbackTunesday: Episode 2
So today's blog post is coming to you on a very special day...because it's my birthday! Yes, I have officially been on this planet 26 years as of today. Crazy thought isn't it? So, in light of this, I thought well, I need to give a bit of a gift to you, the readers of … Continue reading #26in26 – 26 songs from the last 26 years, chosen by you.
Last weekend saw the 60th annual Eurovision Song Contest take place in Vienna, Austria - won this year by the, let's be honest, Gods of the annual shindig, Sweden. 60 years is a lifetime in most institutions, but for a contest that has slipped way under most people's estimations in recent years here in the … Continue reading #CrazyStupidPlaylist: The UK at Eurovision
Mark Ronson has long been a DJ and producer I have admired the work of for many years. But there's a caveat. Just very occasionally, a record of his will be the most universally loved thing in the world and yet, without wishing to sound like a douchebag, I'll be completely resistant to its charms. … Continue reading 5 songs by Mark Ronson that are better than ‘Uptown Funk’