Wistful. Sad. Autumnal. Bittersweet. Did I mention wistful?
“My finger tips are holding on to the cracks in our foundation, and I know that I should let go, but I can’t.” Witty, bittersweet.
A stunning live cover version of Patty Griffin’s “Forgiveness”.
A song about the moment both people in a relationship realise that it’s over, and that there is nothing to fight for anymore.
I think it must either take a LOT of broken relationships, or a couple of really awful ones, to know yourself well enough to be able to tell the woman in your life this…
What is my obsession with music? I own over 1,000 albums, by about 700 artists. I gather music more quickly than I listen to it, and end up months later, finding albums I never knew I had. I find an album I really like, listen to it a couple of times, and soon it is(…)
Ever been in and out of love? Ever miss someone so much at night that you can’t sleep? Ever sit there, watching television, until you fall asleep, because going to bed is just too hard to do? Josh Rouse has…
Despite the unsubstantiated rumours going around that Rufus Wainwright would be supported by his singing sibling, Martha, it was a small, slightly scruffy man that took the stage in front of us, in Vicar Street on the 26th October 2004. Introducing himself as Ollie Cole, from the Dublin band Turn, he proceeded to give an(…)
The National, hailing from Ohio in the USA, have just released their first mini-album in Ireland, “Cherry Tree”. Comprising 6 new songs, and a live version of “Murder Me Rachel” from their previous album release, the National are comparable to many bands currently in the public eye – Interpol, Franz Ferdinand, the Killers. But before(…)