It's back on the bike then!
Another "Go-to" record when I'm after a quick fix of pure ear candy.
Most people just wouldn't get this and I wouldn't want them to
Nothing short of profound, this turn-of-the-new-millennium record, with ostentatious string arrangements by Tony Visconti, is a beautiful mess.
This is pure escapism. It's about tickling the synapses and not about any artistic or musical validation.
Today I read something about the band Sleeper reforming for a new album so thought I'd do a recap of their debut.
This record is the late 60's crooning Scott Walker NOT the so-fucking-out-there, avant-garde-doesn't-do-it-justice Scott Walker of a more recent era.
The recent death of Mark Hollis at just 64 years of age was a big shock.
A beautiful return to form for Paddy McAloon. A cast-aside solitary CD recently (re)-discovered in a Red Shed bargain bin.
There's no note out of place. I fucking love this record!!!! Amongst Bowie's best.
List your favourite gigs of all time. Try to include as much information as you can but most importantly include Date and Venue.
List the single most disappointing gig you ever went to.
List the loudest gig you ever went to.
List 10 bands or singers you don't like.
Homework assignment for September 2016. List your top 20 favourite bands of all time
Share your ideas for future Shut Up And Listen sessions.