Track of the Day Last Nite The Strokes - Last Nite Share Not everyone was bringing back the camp-fire vibe in 2001. (See yesterday's track from Kings of Convenience) At the same time a New York band were making a concerted … >>
Track of the Day David Bowie - Heroes Share David Bowie has sold 140 million albums worldwide, one source claims. Another offers "at least 134 million". He has released over 100 singles, and 26 studio albums. Many music … >>
Track of the Day Harry Nilsson - Everybody’s Talkin’ For years I listened to this song without properly appreciating how amazing the string arrangement is at the start of Everybody's Talkin': a stupendously beautiful long note that plays through the verse, and into the chorus. One note, held for 20 bars. >>
Track of the Day California The Wedding Present - California Share Of course, everyone remembers that Boing! was an album by Airhead, and a single by The Wedding Present. One of the 12 they released in 1992 in their monthly … >>
Track of the Day It's Beginning To Look Like Christmas Perry Como - It’s Beginning To Look Like Christmas Share The tree is up, lit up, baubled and straight. More or less, anyway. So take it away Perry, and watch out for interrupting carollers.
Track of the Day Dolly Parton - Hard Candy Christmas Having first heard Hard Candy Christmas via Tracey Thorn's album Tinsel and Lights, it was something of a surprise when I found out it was written by Carol Hall for The Best Little Whorehose in Texas. >>
Track of the Day Bruce Hornsby & The Range - The Way It Is Share The same week that Paul Simon's album Graceland, partly recorded in Apartheid-era South Africa and featuring South African musicians, entered the album charts, another new entry would include a … >>