Back to Black

Potentially controversial, but to truly understand and enjoy Back to Black (B2B) I feel we must first revisit Frank. Released 3 years prior, Frank established an audience with its new wave jazz, neo-soul and infused beat sound, so popular in the early 00’s. Unfortunately, to my mind, it failed to stand apart from its contemporaries,Continue reading “Back to Black”

Aqualung

If Henry 8th had a house band, it would’ve been Jethro Tull. Jethro Tull were arguably Britain’s most commercially successful prog folk, blues, rock, metal, jazz group. A niche category, but the best nonetheless! Aqualung was written as an album to make a significant breakthrough into the mainstream. The late 60s saw many folk-inspire acts,Continue reading “Aqualung”