Sometimes you find that, as cliché as it may be, the age-old adage ‘don’t judge a book by its cover’ really does ring true. That’s exactly what happened to me when I first came across Adam Melchor’s debut album, Melchor Lullaby Hotline Vol. 1. Now, straight off the bat we have to acknowledge some bigContinue reading “Melchor Lullaby Hotline Vol. 1”
Animal is a fascinating album: an interesting counterpoint to Laura Marling’s solo works and a massive improvement on the first release under the collaborative LUMP project.
Many musicians have that one album, their magnum opus, the one fans point to as the pinnacle of their career, the distillation of everything that makes the artist great. Few are lucky enough to have more than one such album, but, with various sonically and visually distinct eras, Taylor Swift managed to become one ofContinue reading “Red (Taylor’s Version)”
Katy Perry’s iconic second album is our focus on today’s retrospective.
I sit down with my dad to discuss the very best of Kate Bush.
In 2020, in the early days of lockdown, Perfume Genius (real name Mike Hadreas) released his fifth studio album, the dark and brooding Set My Heart On Fire Immediately. Now that the dust has settled, let’s take a look back over his records and separate the stunners from the… others. 10. Too Bright, Too Bright (2014) InContinue reading “Ranked: Perfume Genius’ Songs (Part 4)”
It’s been a rocky few years for good old Taylor Swift. In 2014, she released the all-conquering 1989, a massive era for the star with hits such as Shake It Off, Blank Space and the brilliant Style. 1989 was an album of shimmering pop goodness, addictive, sugary confections that hit in all of the rightContinue reading “Folklore”
This has been a week of counting down all of Laura Marling’s songs in celebration of this year’s release of her seventh album, Songs For Our Daughter. To wrap things up with a nice little bow, let’s take a deeper dive into her latest effort. Marling’s latest album came as somewhat of a surprise, maybeContinue reading “Song For Our Daughter”