Spotlight: Bruce Springsteen

Over the past few weeks I’ve finally accomplished what I’ve been meaning to do for quite awhile: listen to Bruce Springsteen. Apart from the songs everyone knows, I’ve never really listened to his music and blogs are constantly telling me I am definitely missing out!  I am not Springsteen qualified enough to give each album […]

Mike & The Mechanics – Let Me Fly (2017)

This album is a very rare thing – an album from a group that has been around since the ’80s that is quite possibly their best work yet!  Yes, you heard it here first – this album not only introduced me properly to Mike & the Mechanics and made me go and discover their earlier […]

Spotlight: 10 Fleetwood Mac Hidden Gems

Having seen them live this week, I think it’s fair to say that I am on a bit of a Fleetwood Mac kick and whenever I dig through their discography I am constantly astounded by the number of strong non-single album tracks they have that I absolutely adore and yet no one (at least no […]

Mike & The Mechanics – Let Me Fly (15/52)

Love the piano intro to this ballad, the verse and then the soaring chorus and the moment the backing singers come in gives me chills. Some of my favourite pop/rock songs are those that combine a little bit of a gospel choir in their tunes.  I dare you not to be singing along with this […]

Soundtrack to my 2016

{33 Albums} 1. Jack Savoretti – Sleep No More The doctor gave me something Just let me show you how I know you’re tired of running From the here and now Start living in the moment I am in love with my lovely signed copy. I always think people who say “I was in love […]

Soundtrack to my 2015

{35 Albums} 2015 is the year in music which saw me seeing the classic lineup of Fleetwood Mac perform an awesome concert together, Adele  came back onto the music scene with the Lionel Richie-esque Hello, Rob Thomas released an album with insanely catchy songs, Tyrone Wells and Jack Savoretti proved why they’re my favourite underrated […]

Soundtrack to my 2014

{30 Albums} 2014 will always be the year that Christine McVie announced she was rejoining Fleetwood Mac, Stevie Nicks shared some previously unreleased gems, I listened to a disproportionate amount of country albums, there were several disappointing alternative rock releases, a popular country artist shied away from her country roots, U2 gave away an album […]

Summer Mix 2014: Bitchin' Summer

Avril Lavigne – Bitchin’ Summer Fitz & the Tantrums – Fools Gold Scouting For Girls – Famous Hot Chelle Rae – Whatever Rascal Flatts – Red Camero Randy Houser – How Country Feels Ben Rector – Thank God For the Summertime Jake Owen – Days Of Gold Augustana – Need A Little Sunshine Avril Lavigne […]