I am not the world’s greatest fan of classical music but the missus put me on to this soon after we met and I am eternally grateful.
No one else sounds quite like the Incredibles. I should play their music more.
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What a charmer JM could be when he felt like it.
Some of their stuff was a bit too poppy for my taste but there is no doubting the quality of Squeeze’s songwriting, this being a prime example from 1981.
Unusually melodic cut from the 1980 album Heartattack and Vine. And here’s the Boss doing it live not so long ago.
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I prefer this simple demo version to the full-band outtake from the Rendezvous sessions.
The first song Ry played when I saw him for the first time, in Manchester in 1977. Taken from his eponymous first album released seven years earlier.
From her last album of original tunes, 2007’s Shine.