#tunesday 12th November 2019

#tunesday 12th November 2019

Happy Smoothsday Would you sell your soul for Total Control? One of the most wonderful things about what happened just after Punk happened is that otherwise dead smoochy, end-of-disco, slow, please-don’t-snog-me songs suddenly became edgy and intense. And really...
#tunesday 5th November 2019

#tunesday 5th November 2019

Happy Smoothsday Something for Each and Everyone? So very nearly! I remember when I was a teenager that it was possible to love good ol’ fashioned swoonsome music. Particularly if the people responsible were dressed in long coats and groovy hairdos. This...
#tunesday 29th October 2019

#tunesday 29th October 2019

Jacky Tunesday! Passion, purpose and lots and lots of perspiration This song is hot and breathless indeed. You can hear the sweat pouring off it. It’s a jaunty little number called La Chanson de Jacky by the Belgian chanter Jacques Brel. Even if you...
#tunesday 18th October 2019

#tunesday 18th October 2019

Folking fenomenal? Marvellous Martyn Music from this geezer is rich indeed. If you haven’t check him out yet, please do. He was a wildly accomplished guitarist, his voice was velvet and he wrote some damned memorable songs, to be sure. Wistful Wish This song is...