Category Archives: Music

Finch – Unspoken is the Word (1977)

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Family – A Song For Me (1970)

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Family – Old Songs, New Songs (1968)

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Pete Townshend – Keep On Working (1980)

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Blur – Parklife (1994)

Blur is considered a seminal Britpop band, and while I wasn’t a big fan of theirs, IMO this is their best tune, with a memorable video to boot. (That’s “Jimmy” from Quadrophenia doing the talk-singing.)

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Saxon – Motorcycle Man (1980)

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Stories – What Comes After (1973)

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The La’s – The La’s (1990)

I was completely blown away when this album came out in 1990. It’s long been on my ‘Top 10 Desert Island Discs’ list and, to the wider arena of musical appreciation, the album has stood the test of time. Often … Continue reading

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Tages – Fantasy Island (1968)

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XTC – Trailer: This Is Pop (BBC4 Documentary)

Here is the 6 min trailer for an upcoming (and long overdue) BBC4 documentary on one of the most underrated pop bands of all time. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jh0-TMY2RcM

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