Episode 13 Get your hands off the wall

Is having a milkman hipster? Does the milkman deliver Jesus juice? Was Jesus juice involved in Chris’ conception? Which artist made Marvin Gaye sound like Ford Fiesta driving on gravel? Oh, and in other news….ladies and gentlemen, The Darkness! This week we deep-dive into these 3 albums Michael Jackson, Off the wall (1:54) The FlamingContinue reading “Episode 13 Get your hands off the wall”

It should’ve made it to the list

It’s not on the 1001 list, but obviously they’re wrong. We sing the praises of those overlooked…. Bryan Adams, Reckless (1984) Double denim never looked so fitting for Canada’s greatest contribution to music. Looking past novelty songs with singing mounties and a lady who flits between embarrassing aunty and tasteful Eurovision, Bryan Adams released hisContinue reading “It should’ve made it to the list”

Listen without prejudice Vol.1

Where do you start with an album that asks you to listen without prejudice?  Well I’ll tell you where I started; a place of distrust and suspicion; what is Mr Michael trying to hide? George Michael released ‘Listen Without Prejudice’  3 September 1990 following the massive success of 1987’s “Faith’. The album was 1 ofContinue reading “Listen without prejudice Vol.1”

Natty Dread

A commonality between (almost) any ‘great’ work of art, is that they all have an essential reason for being.  Ask: why was this made, what does it express, and would the world be different if it didn’t exist?  If the answer to these questions are not clear, then it is likely the work will notContinue reading “Natty Dread”