A Woman’s Work Is Never Done.

Over the coming months, I’ll be posting my favourite songs of all time – the one’s that made me fall in love with music all over again the first time I heard them, and cause me to fall a little deeper each time I hear them now. Firstly, the goose-bump-inducing “This Woman’s Work” by Kate(…)

A Great Change.

A few short weeks ago, something massive happened. Something has changed. No, I’m not talking about Obama*, but about something nowhere near as important. The Kings of Leon – those wonderful brothers/cousins/sons of a United Pentecostal evangelist who grew up on the road between Oklahoma City and Memphis – released their forth album, Only By(…)

Anthems By Gaslight.

Starting with an insistent guitar motif and some shotgun drums, the Gaslight Anthem are my current favourite Alkaline-Trio-a-like band, with their punk-rock thang. Well, that is, until you listen carefully to their lyrics, which are far darker than you’d expect – moving from the repetitive “Young boys, young girls” call-and-response from “The ’59 Sound” at(…)