The House of Love Archive

In Depth What Have The 1960s Ever Done For Me? I'd always had this feeling that the 1970s had more influence on my musical soul, and that the '60s were not nearly as well represented in my music collection. On (lengthy) reflection, that might not be the case. >>
Six Picks As Seen On TV With David Letterman recently signing off after over thirty years on The Late Show, now seems like a good time to celebrate a few great, terrible, interesting or awkward musical TV appearances. >>
20 songs Happiness is hard to pin down Last Friday was International Day of Happiness. In case you missed it while you were doing your best to stay ahead in the nasty, brutish, but never quite short enough rat race I've put together a playlist to act as a sort of seven-day delayed cure for the common chore. Anyway, how bad can work be? Everything is cool when you're part of a team... >>
News The House of Love – Plans To celebrate the release of Live At The Lexington 13.11.13, The House of Love are offering an exclusive free download of Plans. Plans appeared as a bonus track on the vinyl edition of She Paints Words In Red, but has never been released digitally before. >>
Tracks of my years The House of Love – Feel Babe Rainbow was a beautiful creation, but despite the melancholic splendour of The Girl with the Loneliest Eyes, the anthemic Feel, and the collapsing beauty of Yer Eyes, no-one seemed particularly interested. >>
Playlists September 2014: Tracks of my Years 41 tracks (because, maths and stuff) of varying degrees of cheesiness and significance, from classic rock to indie pop, and no doubt some straight up pop along the way, too. >>
20 songs Every Second Counts Share The 20 songs series has done long and dreamy, now it's going to try its hand at short and spiky. All the tracks in this playlist are under two … >>
Tracks The House of Love – Pink Frost Share I think I've explained the demise of The House of Love in enough detail in previous posts (nutshell: drugs, egos, bust-ups and bus stops), but it's always worth reminding … >>
Playlists June 2014: trinkets, b-sides and lullabies B-sides, rarities, non-album tracks, alternate versions - the tracks that bands and labels forgot, or mysteriously tucked away in a corner, out of view. >>
Tracks The House of Love – The Girl with the Loneliest Eyes Share If all I really wanted was to show the authenticity of my indie credentials, I’d just pick The German Album, or The House of Love as my favourite House … >>
Playlists April 2014: Not actually my top 30 albums 30 songs at a rate of one song per album, at a rate of one album per artist in my top 30 artists according to >>
Tracks The House of Love – You Don’t Understand Share Great lost albums #488: Babe Rainbow by The House of Love, a crashing disappointment for Fontana, peaking at #34. Four singles, four flops. "Feel" (#45) and "You Don't Understand" … >>