Our Town 

Mary’s Bridge 

Bought the first album by The Glass Aisle yesterday – not had chance to listen to it yet however if this is indicative it’s going to be great. (It involves Brian off of Stornoway)  

Water Me Down 

I was in Bath for the CLSA Conference last week so couldn’t do a Friday Song. If I had it would be this new find from the very good eponymous album, Vagabon.

You Ain’t The Problem 

This is the first track from Kiwanuka the new album by, yes you’ve guessed it, Michael Kiwanuka. It is receiving rave reviews and the pre-released tracks are sensational.

Let’s Go Out Tonight 

It has been drawn to my attention that it is 30, yes 30 years since “Hats” by The Blue Nile was released. Picking a favourite track is almost impossible but this is exquisite.

My Life 

I have downloads and playlists stuffed with all the best latest releases, blind to genres and never influenced by fashion. As you can probably see from this site. And then over the credits of another harrowing episode of Handmaids Tale comes the unmistakable voice of a long lost favourite, singing a breathtaking song you have […]

White Noise White Heat 

Elbows new album “Giants of All Sizes” is out today and I am on an initial listen as I type – first impressions  – very good. So here is another sample.

Black 

I don’t really buy albums anymore and stream things that I like, often just single tracks to playlists. This means I had more stuff from more Mercury Prize short listers than for quite some time, including this from the winner. (Explicit)

Olympic Girls 

A few years ago now we got to see Tiny Ruins in a tiny venue in Halifax and they were excellent. This is the title track of her latest which we are listening to up against the new and highly recommended Lana Del Ray album and I think it is way better.

Mercy Mercy Me 

#ClimateStrike special – only one choice really

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