Entry #9 – Abattoir Blues (a.k.a Primary school assemblies could’ve been so much better with Nick Cave)

I wish Nick Cave was more appreciated than he is already here in England. The man is an absolute genius when it comes to making music, his songs are gorgeously rich, and he can flip a switch and smoothly move from one genre to the next. One minute he could be singing about twisted murderersContinue reading “Entry #9 – Abattoir Blues (a.k.a Primary school assemblies could’ve been so much better with Nick Cave)”

Entry #7 – Head Music (a.k.a Suede’s Be Here Now?)

This is an album I’ve been wanting to delve into for a while. See, I loved Coming Up, it’s my go to Suede album and one that commercially took the band to the top during the latter days of the Britpop era. With Blur fading into the background in the aftermath of The Great Escape’sContinue reading “Entry #7 – Head Music (a.k.a Suede’s Be Here Now?)”

Entry #3 – The Great Escape (a.k.a I’m A Professional Cynic But My Heart’s Not In It)

Over the course of lockdown, Tim Burgess has been busy keeping the masses happy on Twitter by organising online listening parties (#TimsTwitterListeningParty) for various albums. Well, on Friday August 21st, to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Battle of Britpop between Oasis and Blur, we heard the latter’s album The Great Escape (Coincidentally celebrating itsContinue reading “Entry #3 – The Great Escape (a.k.a I’m A Professional Cynic But My Heart’s Not In It)”

Entry #1 – Standing on the Shoulder of Giants (a.k.a People hate this one because…?)

It’s safe to say that Oasis have become the stuff of legend ever since their breakup in the summer of 2009. A lot of people always like to say that those first two albums will always be two of the best ever recorded, that the Gallaghers are two of the best frontmen to ever takeContinue reading “Entry #1 – Standing on the Shoulder of Giants (a.k.a People hate this one because…?)”