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Track of the Day E-Bow the Letter R.E.M - E-Bow the Letter Share Recorded initially during their 1995 tour, as members of the band were falling apart in very real and physical ways (only Peter Buck made it through unscathed), New Adventures … >>
Tracks of my years Madness - Embarrassment Embarrassment is a reminder of uneasy race relations in the UK in the 70s and 80s. Masterfully, the song’s sucker-punch lyrics are punctuated by the bright brass that was Madness’ trademark. >>
Track of the Day The Shamen - Move Any Mountain Share In 1990, The Shamen had their first chart success with their fourth album, En-Tact. The album’s lead single Progen found itself a host of remixes, became Move Any Mountain, … >>
Track of the Day Radiohead - No Surprises Share One of the best sounding albums of the 90s, expanding on the sound of The Bends, and taking Radiohead into galaxies new, leaving Pablo Honey all but a distant … >>
Track of the Day New Order - Regret Share It occurred to me recently that as much as I like New Order, I never actually seem to listen to them. Odd. And just now, I thought for a … >>
Rediscover Radiohead - The Bends I've read quite a lot of articles recently as The Bends by Radiohead is 20 years old this year.  It has always been an album that I've loved and it was the one that got me into listening to them as a band in the first place.  I didn't think too much about it (apart from how old it made me feel) until a friend of mine sent me a lovely message this week... >>
Tracks of my years Coldplay - Yellow There are no guilty pleasures: only pleasures. Yellow is one of them. >>
Track of the Day Paul Simon - You Can Call Me Al Share While this piece of lyrical wonder was settling into its top 10 berth, Nick Berry was number 1 with "Every Loser Wins", a song not even written for a … >>