Song of the Week #21

Welcome to the latest edition of Song of the Week. This time we’ve got something a little different… it’s a double bonanza! When in Rome The Promise Sturgill Simpson The Promise Having originally heard Sturgill Simpson’s version and loved it, when I heard the original by When in Rome I… originally, didn’t like it butContinue reading “Song of the Week #21”

Five Songs from France

It’s Friday and you know what that means… a selection of five songs based on a theme. This week, it’s music from France… or songs performed in French… or singers who’ve had success in France. It’s fine, it’s my blog. I can do what I want! Nolwenn Leroy Gemme (This may have already featured inContinue reading “Five Songs from France”

Five Songs With People’s Names in the Title

We’ve had animals… Place names… Today, it’s people’s names… Sutherland Brothers and Quiver Arms of Mary Bat for Lashes Daniel Ray Lamontagne Hannah Kenny Rogers Lucille The Front Lawn Andy Did you enjoy? Were you already familiar with any of today’s songs? What will next week bring?

Five Songs With Placenames in the Title

Following on from animals… This week it’s placenames… Scott McKenzie San Francisco Fleet Foxes Blue Ridge Mountains Dan Croll Tokyo Boo Hewerdine Ontario Darren Hayes Dublin Sky I’m sure that I’m not the only person to have noticed that, for some reason, American cities and states lend themselves to songs better than others. I’veContinue reading “Five Songs With Placenames in the Title”

Song of the Week #016

Another week, another song. This time the music comes from… I had a couple of their earlier (And I think reasonably commercially successful) albums but can’t claim to have listened to this band for some time. This new song however sounds exactly like a… Kings of Convenience song! I enjoyed it and hope that youContinue reading “Song of the Week #016”