Kate Bush – Eat the Music
In which Kate Bush makes us all want to tuck into a bowl of Fruit 'n Fibre with our BARE HANDS.
Alphaville – Forever Young
First there was the Power Ballad. And then, thanks to Alphaville, came the NUCLEAR POWER BALLAD.
Kate Bush – Hammer Horror
1978's Hammer Horror - one of the few occasions on which we decided Kate Bush was just a little too strange for the charts.
Swimming with Sharks – Careless Love
If you’re of a certain vintage, you’ll almost certainly remember half-page adverts in Smash Hits promoting an exciting sounding new band called Swimming with Sharks, and thinking to yourself “gosh, […]
Eddi Reader – Nobody Lives Without Love
Sometimes a record hits you so hard the very first time you hear it, sending you reeling with the emotional punch it’s just dealt, that you spend every subsequent listen […]
The Associates – Breakfast
In Forest of the Dead, one of Steven Moffat‘s finest episodes of Doctor Who, there is a line that made me shiver when I heard it: “I have the two […]
Kate Bush – Suspended in Gaffa
A luxury most pop stars don’t enjoy these days is the freedom to do whatever the hell they like and hang the consequences. In 1982 and nearly five years into her career, […]
Peter Gabriel – In Your Eyes
It’s often the case that the best song on an album doesn’t get released as a single (see: Fever by Kylie Minogue) and I always used to tut when this happened […]