Archive for the ‘music’ Category

I’m no expert on folk music (or even females), but there’s a few artists who’ve been my consistent accompaniment to the last year or so. Here are three amazing women artists to get you through the winter. Get that camomile tea brewing, lie back and dream of spring. Josephine Foster I saw Josephine at Cafe […]

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What a woman does is open doors And it is not a question of locking or unlocking Getting older is backing yourself into corners with music you are already in love with, instead of bothering to listen to anything new. @eljbrown told me that Go Long is based on the Bluebeard myth, and I came […]

Just come across the Grizzly Bear cover of this song, which sounds much more ominous and full of sadness than the original (originally performed by the Crystals and arranged by Phil Spector, it was written by Carole King and Geoffrey Goffin as a critique of domestic violence but often misunderstood as an endorsement). After discovering another singer was being […]

Beautiful Lily Allen won 3 Ivor Novello awards last night for The Fear. And I’ll take my clothes off and it will be shameless Cause everyone knows that’s how you get famous She said “This song is so much about feeling lost in a lot of ways. All of a sudden, this has made me feel […]

Said my friend Tom, and he’s not wrong. I’ve been waiting for Beach House to come up with this – their other two albums have had moments of steady beauty which hinted at more potential diverse tricks up their sleeve, but not a full record of such track-by-track quality and restraint. Victoria Legrand is responsible for […]