Ellie Goulding’s debut album, Lights, came out in 2010 with successful singles including ‘Under The Sheets’, ‘Starry Eyed’ and (from the re-release) ‘Lights’, which is currently standing at number two in the Billboard 100 in the USA – finally getting noticed. Amongst all this excitement with her new found American success, and posting pictures of her … Continue reading
Scottish rockers, Biffy Clyro returned earlier today with their latest single, ‘Stingin’ Bell’. The song is to come off their latest album, Opposites, which is due out later this year. I have to say, it’s nice to hear Biffy break out the bagpipes – it’s about time! Loving this return, think I may need to give … Continue reading
Nothing can stop the brilliant Scissor Sisters right now, they are flying high on their brilliant recent album, ‘Magic Hour’. I saw them last week at the Tower of London as part of the BT River of Music and have to say, they were one of the most entertaining bands I have ever seen live. … Continue reading
The Killers have today premiered their new music video for ‘Runaways’. Brandon and the gang return with their new LP, Battle Born, due for release 17th September. Loving this song – what does everyone think?
Today The Killers revealed the new artwork for their forthcoming LP, Battle Born, due for release on September 18th. I have to say, I was blown away- it’s stunning! Check out the video for their first official single from the album, ‘Runaways’
There really is music everywhere, but sometimes when you unexpectedly come across something really special, you want to make sure that everyone else hears it as well. This is exactly what happened when I chanced upon a performance of Shropshire band, The Madoc Vanguard, whilst I was at university earlier this year. I met the … Continue reading
1. Marcus Collins – Seven Nation Army The runner up to 2011’s X-Factor, Marcus Collins arrives on the scene (quite quickly for a runner up) with his debut single, a cover of The White Stripes’ ‘Seven Nation Army’. The song retains its recognizable riff, which was inspired by the main theme of Anton Bruckner’s Fifth … Continue reading
(This was originally a pitch for my radio drama, CONNECTED, which airs on RaW1251am (Radio Warwick)) In the background, I hear a faint riff. The drums set in and that is when you know the song really has begun. As I tremble through a melody of crotchets and quavers, bar lines seem curved and unconventional … Continue reading