LAST week we left Yes basking in the success of their breakthrough third LP, The Yes Album, which went platinum in America. They were, however, far from content to rest on their laurels. … Continue readingJust Say Yes, part 2
Very much of its time (1983) but Annie Lennox was quite a singer. And the fact that she often popped out to the off-licence in scruffy threads, rather than the … Continue readingEurythmics: Here Comes The Rain Again
Answer, yes. Far too bloody much of it.
It’s time someone did a Ribble Valley version of this Newman classic – I KNOW it’s going to rain today.
And neither can I, Mr George. Will it ever stop pouring? The road outside our house is a river and it’s still rising.
Winsome warble from the 1975 LP The Rotters’ Club. Any song that has Michael Miles in the lyrics is good enough for me.
Dreamy instrumental from Darwen’s finest; last track on his 1974 debut album for Island, Let The Days Go By.
You have to admire the nerve of young clog-dancing lasses from the North East taking on almost sacred rock classics – and winning. This one, from the 2011 album Last, … Continue readingThe Unthanks: Starless
FOLLOWING my recent column about Genesis, I have received thousands of requests (well, a good few) to look at another giant of the British progressive rock scene. To which my … Continue readingJust say Yes
Gorgeous clip from the 1972 album Carl and the Passions – ‘So Tough’. Carl and the Passions were Brian Wilson and Mike Love’s high school band.