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Wednesday, 7 December 2011

Tom Petty European Tour 2012

Well it looks like at long alst a welcome return to European Shores for Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers with the exciting news that the band are to haedline at The Isle of Wight Festival.

I will keep an eye on any additional dates!

And here they are. Not so good I am afraid and I can only hope  the gap  in the schedule (15th - 22nd)get filled up pronto with some UK dates (i.e Scotland):

April 19: 1st Bank Center, Broomfield, CO

April 21: Verizon Arena, Little Rock, AR

April 24: Tingley Coliseum, Albuquerque, NM

April 26: INTRUST Bank Arena, Wichita, KS

April 28: New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, New Orleans, LA

April 29: Verizon Wireless Amphitheater at Encore Park, Alpharetta, GA

May 1: Germain Arena, Estero, FL

May 3: Amway Center, Orlando, FL

May 5: Frank Irwin Center, Austin, TX

June 3: Mile One Centre, St. John's, NL

June 7: 02 Arena, Dublin, IR

June 8: The Marquee, Cork, IR

June 10: 02 World, Hamburg, GER

June 12: Open Air, Horsens, DK

June 14: The Globe, Stockholm, SWE

June 15: Norwegian Wood Festival, Oslo, NOR

June 22: Isle of Wight Festival, UK

June 24: Hallenstadion, Zurich, SWI

June 25: Lanxess Arena, Cologne, GER

June 27: Grand Rex, Paris, FR

June 29: Piazza Napoleone, Lucca, IT

June 30: SAP Arena, Mannheim, GER

Tuesday, 6 December 2011

Thanks for nothing Letterman!!

Live streaming of Ryan Adams from thge Ed Sullivan theatre not allowed in my country. Another sleepless night wasted! Ryan Adams in Edinburgh was one of the best gigs in many a long time and if you get the chance to catch him on his January 2012 US Dates do not miss him...

Well here is a great clip anyway fom the Live At Abbey Road Sessions:


Celtic Connections 2012

A somewhat belated link to this years Celtic Connections Festival. Have to admit not quite as much grabbing my, or Michaels, attention as in previous years. But there is always someone who you will want to see. Anyway here is the link and a couple of clips of acts that I will see:


Firstly a very welcome return for Steven Lindsay and The Big Dish. This promises to be a real highlight of the Festival and I would expect you need to get your tickets quickly:


Justin Currie

Billed as a co-headling show with Naomi Bedford readers of this psace will know that any Justin Currie show is a must. Intimate venie I am betting on an acoustic show, hopefully with a couple of new tracks.


and a terrible audience clip of a great song which I hope he keeps in the set:


Monday, 5 December 2011

Is There Anybody Alive Out There!

Well I am still alive...thankfully, but not had time to update this little corner of the globe!

However the announcement of the upcoming Springsteen Tour has given me some fresh incentive. If you are a European fan chances are The E Street Band are popping bye not too far away from you. As of to days date here is the full list of confirmed shows:

DateCityVenueOn Sale
13 May Sevilla Estadio Olimpico 14 Dec
17 May Barcelona Estadio Olimpico Lluis On Sale
25 May Frankfurt Commerzbank Arena On Sale
27 May Cologne Energie Stadion On Sale
28 May Landgraf Pink Pop 3 Mar
30 May Berlin Olympia Stadion On Sale
2 June San Sebastian Estadio Anoeta On Sale
3 June Lisbon Rock in Lisbon On Sale
7 June Milan Stadio Meaza On Sale
10 June Florence Stadio Francesco On Sale
11 June Trieste Stadio Trieste On Sale
17 June Madrid Estadio Santago Bernabu On Sale
19 June Montpellier Park & Suites Arena On Sale
21 June Sunderland Stadium of Light On Sale
22 June Manchester Etihad Stadium On Sale
24 June Isle of Wight Isle Of Wight Festival On Sale
4 July Paris Bercy On Sale
5 July Paris Bercy On Sale
7 July Roskilde Roskilde Festival On Sale
9 July Zurich Stadium Letzigrund On Sale
11 July Prague Synot Tip Arena On Sale
12 July Vienna Ernst Happel Stadium On Sale
14 July London Hard Rock Calling On Sale
17 July Dublin RDS On Sale
18 July Dublin RDS On Sale
21 July Oslo Valle Hoven On Sale
23 July Bergen Koegen On Sale
24 July Bergen Koegen On Sale
27 July Gothenberg Ullevi On Sale
28 July Gothenberg Ullevi On Sale

Friday, 11 November 2011

Remembering Brave Men and Women

From all classes, all divides, all nations.

Friday, 19 August 2011

Forgotten Album Friday #23 - Marianne Faithful A Childs Adventure

When Marianne Faithfull released her comeback album, "Broken English", in 1979, it was widely received by the buying public and critically acclaimed as a "masterpiece". She followed that up in 1981 with "Dangerous Acquaintences" which, though not quite on the par of "Broken English", was deemed an excellent piece of music and a natural follow-up to "Broken English".

Then, in 1983, Marianne released "A Child's Adventure". Of the same musical vein and mold as "Broken English" and "Dangerous Acquaintences" these three albums are often referred to as her "Trilogy". After "A Child's Adventure", Marianne has changed musical directions several times. "A Child's Adventure" is another excellent piece of work from Marianne Faithfull.

It starts off with "Times Square", a true MF classic. The bluesy "The Blue Millionaire" is somewhat of a departure for Marianne, at least up to that point, and gives credence to Marianne as a great musical stylist. "Falling From Grace" is an excellent autobiograpical song about her drug problems/bust. The poignant "Morning Come" and "Ashes In My Hand" shows, once again, the depth of her musical range and style. "Running For Our Lives" is another MF classic and is in close running with "Times Square" as my personal favorite from the CD. Marianne Faithfull is a uniquely gifted and talented artist and song stylist.

One listen to "A Child's Adventure" and the other albums that make up her "Trilogy", and you will see for yourself. The music of Marianne Faithfull is a wonderfully diverse tapestry of folk, pop, rock, punk, show tunes, and cabaret. This one may not be "Broken English", but it is Marianne. Excellent music from a truly great artist!

Key Tracks:

Times Square
Falling From Grace
Running For Our Lives

Thanks to C60!

Thursday, 18 August 2011


U2 fans get your cash out!

Five physical editions of the anniversary edition of Achtung Baby will be available alongside digital only editions.

1. A limited, numbered Uber Deluxe Edition is a magnetic puzzle tiled box which will contain: 6 CDs including the original Achtung Baby album, the follow-up album, Zooropa, B-sides, remixes and re-workings of previously unheard material recorded during the Achtung Baby sessions. 4 DVDs including 'From The Sky Down', 'Zoo TV:Live From Sydney', all the videos from Achtung Baby plus bonus material. There will also be the Achtung Baby double vinyl album plus 5 clear 7" vinyl singles in their original sleeves, 16 art prints taken from the original album sleeve, an 84-page hardback book, a copy of Propaganda magazine, 4 badges, a sticker sheet, and a pair of Bono’s trademark 'The Fly' sunglasses.

2. The Super Deluxe Edition will contain the 6CDs and 4 DVDs, in addition to a 92 page hardback book and 16 art prints in a wallet.

3. The Vinyl Box Set is a limited release containing 4 LPs, two of which are pressed on translucent blue vinyl containing remixes and B-sides. The box includes a 16 page booklet.

4. The Deluxe Edition is a 2xCD set containing the reissue of the original album plus B-sides and rarities.

5. The Standard CD is the original album.

Bob Seger Live Tour Dates and Re-Issues

Good news that at long last a decent re-issue programme of Bob Seger's long unavailable CD's is about to start with the two live albums being re-released. Not much in the way of additional track sadly but it will be good to see his material available again, I hope the trest of the albums follow quickly.

"Live Bullet," which was recorded in September 1975 at Cobo Hall and released in '76, has 14 numbers including "Katmandu" and "Turn the Page." Its bonus is a live recording of "I Feel Like Breaking Up Somebody's Home" from the June 1976 concert at the Silverdome (then called Pontiac Stadium). "Nine Tonight," released in 1981, was recorded in Detroit and the Boston Garden. Among its 16 tracks: "Old Time Rock and Roll"; the live bonus track is "Brave Strangers."

He is about to announce a further USA Leg of his 2011 Tour (1 date confirmed at the time of posting) so fingers are crossed for some Europe dates.

Sunday, 14 August 2011

New Ryan Adams Lp - Ashes and Fire

Delighted to hear that Ryan Adams seems to be back on form!

I quote!

Ryan Adams – Ashes & Fire

New Album Out October 11 on PAX-AM/Capitol

Ryan Adams will release his new album Ashes & Fire October 11 on PAX-AM/Capitol in the U.S. Adams’ first solo album to be released via a new U.S. arrangement with his own PAX-AM label and EMI’s Capitol in the U.S. and Canada, the album was recorded at Sunset Sound Factory in Hollywood and produced by Glyn Johns, renowned for his work with the likes of The Beatles, Bob Dylan, The Clash, The Who and The Rolling Stones–and whose son Ethan produced previous Ryan Adams albums Heartbreaker, Gold and 29.

Ashes & Fire also features guest turns from Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers keyboardist Benmont Tench as well as Norah Jones who contributes piano and backing vocals on several tracks.

The full tracklisting for Ashes & Fire is:

Dirty Rain

Ashes & Fire

Come Home


Do I Wait

Chains Of Love

Invisible Riverside

Save Me


Lucky Now

I Love You But I Don’t Know What To Say

Saturday, 16 July 2011

Bob and Knopfler At Braehead

I really do not know wether to laugh or cry at the news that:

"In a coming together of two of the greatest living songwriters, Mark and his band will be joining Bob Dylan for a series of shows around England and Europe this autumn.

Both artists will be taking a coterie of their own musicians and as usual Mark has assembled a group of players who are the best in their field. The band will consist of Richard Bennett on guitar, Guy Fletcher on keyboards, Jim Cox on piano, John McCusker on violin & cittern, Mike McGoldrick on flute, whistle & pipes, Glenn Worf on bass and Ian Thomas on drums.
Mark has taken a break from recording his next album in order to participate in what is likely to be the must see show of the year. Mark's association with Dylan dates back to 1979 when he played on Dylan's Slow Train Coming Sessions and then produced Bob's acclaimed 1983 release Infidels.
Mark says, "I'm much looking forward to going out on the road with Bob in such a special year. Also, it was an honour to be asked to record one of Bob's songs on the forthcoming Amnesty International 50th anniversary album to mark his 70th birthday"

Anyway all this takes place in a venue WORSE!!! than the SECC at Braehead Arena. 8/9th October, tickets on sale at usual outlets.

You pay your money you take your chances as always with Bob.....see you there..

Friday, 15 July 2011

Forgotten Album Friday #22 - Dave Edmunds

Sorry for the lack of meaningful updates but hopefully this great lp from Dave Edmunds gets me back into the way of things!

The lp is pretty much what you would expect from Dave Edmunds with some classic rockers together with some new material notably from future producer Nick Lowe. Backed by Rockpile the playing and production are exemplary and there really is not a bad track on the lp.

The first of four cracking lp's on the Swan Song label the standout tracks are:

I Knew The Bride
Crawling From The Wreckage
Back To School Days
Get Out Of Denver

Monday, 4 July 2011

John Mellencamp - Glasgow Royal Concert Hall

Word is that we have been waiting 25 yeras for a John Mellencamp gig in Scotland.

I am not sure if that is qute correct but he delivered an outstanding set last night at the GRCH. The set list was roughly:

1.Authority Song

2.No One Cares About Me 
3.Death Letter 
4.John Cockers 
5.Walk Tall 
6.The West End 
7.Check It Out 

8.Save Some Time To Dream 
9.Cherry Bomb 
10.Don't Need This Body 
11.Longest Days 
12.Jackie Brown 
13.Easter Eve 
14.Jack & Diane 
15.Small Town 
16.Rain on the Scarecrow 
17.Paper in Fire 

18.Crumblin' Down 
19.If I Die Sudden

20.Pink Houses 

21.R.O.C.K. in the U.S.A. With guest vovalist! 

Gene Clark Re-Issue : Two Sides To Every Story

Great news that at long last, on August 30th the long out-of-print Gene Clark lp Two Sides To Every Store is hitting shelves again with bonus material, previously unseen photos and new liner notes. The disc features contributions from guitarist Jeff "Skunk" Baxter and backing vocals by Emmylou Harris.

Tuesday, 26 April 2011

k d lang live at Radio 2 Video Clip


What a treat - enjoy.

I Confess


A Sleep With No Dreaming


The Water's Edge

Matte Kudasai

Perfect World

Western Stars

Habit Of Mind



Constant Craving

Friday, 22 April 2011

Record Store Day 2011 - Massive Brooce Miss-spell!

Racing In The Sreet! Imagine that I didnt notice!

Anyway I queued from 7:30am and the haul included

The Brooooce 10"

Badlands 10" single of Springsteen Covers (Willie Nile, Danny & The Champions, The Magic Numbers, Billy Franks)

Dylan 7" with Ting Tings remix of subbteranean homesick blues

Queen 7" Stormtroopers In Stilletos

Steve Earle 7" I'll Never Get Out Of This World Alive

Villagers Live lp

Ryan Adams and The Cardinals - 2 x 7"

Dangermouse 7" feat Norah Jones

AC/Dc Live 7"

Monday, 4 April 2011

New Josh Ritter Live lp

A special release of Josh Ritter & The Royal City Band, Live at The Iveagh Gardens in Dublin will be available at his forthcoming European Tour. Over a rainy evening last July the wonderful Iveagh Gardens in Dublin City Centre played host to it’s first ever series of music shows and Josh Ritter & The Royal City Band were lucky enough to play the first ever rock show at the venue on Sunday 18th July.


This limited edition 2xCD & 1DVD set will be available at Josh’s April Irish shows on 13th (Belfast) and 15th & 16th (Vicar Street, Dublin) and in a limited number of shops/venues for Record Store Day on Saturday 16th April.

Live At The Iveagh Gardens tracklisting:

CD Disc 1

1. Moon River

2. Lantern

3. Minds Eye

4. Right Moves

5. Southern Pacifica

6. Rattling Locks

7. Rumors

8. Bright Smile

9. Lillian Egypt

10.The Curse

11. Lark

12. Long Shadows

CD Disc 2

1. Roll On

2. Me & Jiggs

3. Kathleen

4. Change Of Time

5. Remnant

6. Harrisburg

7. To The Dogs (Or Whoever)

8. Snow Is Gone

9. Wait For Love


1. Moon River

2. Lantern

3. Minds Eye

4. Right Moves

5. Southern Pacifica

6. Rattling Locks

7. Rumors

8. Bright Smile

9. Lillian Egypt

10.The Curse

11. Lark

12. Long Shadows

13. Me & Jiggs

14. Roll On

15. Kathleen

16. Change Of Time

17. Remnant

18. Harrisburg

19. To The Dogs (Or Whoever)

20. Snow Is Gone

21. Wait For Love

Wednesday, 30 March 2011

Jayhawks - Oran Mor!!! Wednesday 3rd August 2011

The Jayhawks were definitely swimming against the tide when they emerged from a crowded Minneapolis music scene halfway through the 1980s - a memorable decade that saw the likes of the Replacements, Soul Asylum, Husker Du and Prince put Minnesota on the musical map in a big way. Forging a rootsy sound that wasn't quite rock or country - "Hank Williams on speed" somebody once memorably called it - The Jayhawks quickly turned into one of the most important bands of the post-punk era. Over the course of two decades, several albums, countless memorable live shows and enough personal drama to fill a couple of Behind the Music episodes, this beloved band soared to heights few ever achieve while wining the hearts and minds of numerous critics, fans and peers in the process. Named after "The Hawks" - as in "Levon and the Hawks," the name of Dylan's backing band in the 60s before they became known as "The Band" - The Jayhawks and their fellow travelers even helped make the world safe again for artists who weren't afraid to fuse traditional rock, country and folk influences into something that was both timeless and modern, just like the best American bands always have, and now they're back with their famous, original line up!

Tuesday, 29 March 2011

The Bible - Glasgow Show late Sept!

Thats it really. Great news as far I am concerned!!

Hey Boo looks about 14!!

Saturday, 26 March 2011

Forthcoming Stevie Nicks Album In Your Dreams

Ok she is not fashionable but I think her new lp is going to be a cracker. The Dave Stewart production and writing help is just what she needs to lkick start her solo career again.

Friday, 25 March 2011

Forgotten Album Friday #21 - Gary U.S Bonds On The Line

As Broooce has dusted off an overlooked gem from his Darkness sessions, Rendezvous, it is time to remind ourselves of the first official release of this track, and the album On The Line.

This is the second album of Gary US Bonds that Springsteen was involved with, Dedication preceding it, and this time Springsteen provides most of the songs and shares production duties with Miami Steve Van Zandt. The album is basically Gary US Bonds and the E Street band and well worth seeking out.

The album has a much more soulful feel to it and there are several standout tracks including Rendezvous,
Out Of Work and a cracking version of Soul Deep.

Key tracks:

Club Soul City

Soul Deep

Love's On The Line


Friday, 18 March 2011

Forgotten Album Friday #20 - Lou Reed & John Cale Songs For Drella

Songs for Drella (1990) remains a highlight in both Cale and Reed's lengthy careers- it forms part of Reed's strongest trilogy of albums since the Velvets demise (the others being New York, 1988 & Magic&Loss, 1992) Reed & Cale had infamously fallen out when in The Velvet Underground & had not worked together since- this collaboration, along with Moe Tucker's contribution to New York, would lead to the VU temporarily reforming (the resulting live album containing some wonderful takes on classics like Beginning to See the Light & Femme Fatale).

Songs for Drella is one based around a limited musical soundscape (Reed on Vocals/Guitar; Cale on keyboards/vocals/viola) & one that has a sense of improvisation. It was a work primarily written for performance- like Tom Waits recent Alice/Blood Money setz- so perhaps some of the songs are more theatrical than melodic; but I like the whole journey around a fictional take on Warhol's life from people who were once close to him...(the final track on New York leads here...)

The tracks with Cale on lead vocals stand out- Style It Takes (wonderfully performed on Fragments for a Rainy Season),Trouble with Classicists (great guitar from Reed), A Dream & (especially) Forever Changed stand out. Reed also gets to sing some great songs- the amusing Smalltown, the ethos of Work (up there with There is No Time), the spleen-venting I Believe (Valerie Solanis surfacing...) & especially the touching Hello It's Me- which shows that its possible to continue discourse with the dead: "I know it's late in coming but it's the only way I know/Hello it's me- goodnight Andy.../Goodbye Andy"-

Key tracks:

Style It takes
Trouble With Classisiscts
Hello it's Me

Thursday, 17 March 2011

New k d lang album

Nonesuch Records will release k.d. lang and the Siss Boom Bang's Sing it Loud on April 12, 2011. Produced by lang and Joe Pisapia, it is the award-winning singer-songwriter's first record made entirely with a band of her own since the pair of albums with the Reclines that launched her groundbreaking career over 20 years ago.

This collection of songs reflects the organic, collaborative nature of the sessions, which took place at Pisapia's Middletree Studios in Nashville. Many of the songs were recorded live in the studio and that energy is palpable. The lead single "I Confess" is one of three songs lang penned with keyboardist Daniel Clarke and Joshua Grange, who plays baritone guitar and dobro. In addition to the original material, Sing it Loud includes a striking version of Talking Heads' "Heaven". Pisapia, who plays numerous instruments and serves as the band's musical director, contributed the title track and co-wrote five songs with lang. Bassist Lex Price (Mindy Smith, Peter Bradley Adams) and drummer/percussionist Fred Eltringham (The Wallflowers) complete the lineup.

Beginning today, fans that sign up for lang's newsletter at www.kdlang.com will receive a free download of "Perfect Word" a track from the new album. Pre-orders of Sing it Loud begin on February 7 on kdlang.com and nonesuch.com and include a manuscript lyric sheet, a limited number of which will be signed by k.d. (The version of the album available from those sites includes four additional tracks.) Sing it Loud is lang's first studio album since 2008's Watershed, which debuted in the Top 10 of the Billboard 200. In 2010, she marked the 25th anniversary of her recording debut with

Monday, 14 March 2011

Record Store Day 2011. Exclusive Springsteen release!

Set your alarm clock! 16th April is record store day and as usual The Boss is setting up proceedings with an exclusive release ten-inch featuring two live tracks from the December 2010 carousel performance -- the first and only live performance of these songs to date -- "Gotta Get That Feeling" and "Racing in the Street ('78)." The record will come in a picture sleeve featuring a historical shot from when the carousel itself was up and running in Asbury Park.

Like last year I warned it could be a US only release but lets hope not!

Saturday, 29 January 2011

Roxy Music - Glasgow Second Night

I was lucky enough to get more or less front row tickets for the second night in Glasgow of Roxy Musics For Your Pleasure Tour.

I was not quite sure how good this gig would be but have to say the whole show was simply outstanding. The band were absolutely superb, Ferry is certainly wearing well and Manzanera and McKay showed what outstanding musicians they are.

A strong set list drawing on less obvious material and a good smattering of the hits. I even enjoyed Jealous Guy which normally makes my skin crawl.

The set list:

The Main Thing
Street Life
If There Is Something 
Prairie Rose
Just Like You
Like A Hurricane
Bitter Sweet
Sentimental Fool
To Turn You On
Same Old Scene
My Only Love
Jealous Guy
Virginia Plain
Love Is The Drug
Editions Of You
Do The Strand
For Your Pleasure

Teddy Thompson - Glasgow, Archers

I have to say this was a very dissapointing gig. The set was very short at just over an hour, the sound was very poor and the audience somewhat underwhelmed I a sad to say. Teddy drew mainly from his as yet unreleased album and of that material only two tracks stood out.

I hope his tour imroves as he gets into it for future audiences....not least those in Inverness!

Tuesday, 25 January 2011

Forever Young - Celtic Connections Dylan 70th Birthday Tribute

Borrowing from the official Celtic Connections blurb:

Robert Allen Zimmerman turns 70 on May 24th 2011, a landmark birthday sure to be celebrated with many a memorable musical party. To kick off the festivities, Celtic Connections has assembled an aptly diverse Scottish and international cast of Dylan devotees, including Tim O’Brien, Josh Rouse, Rosanne Cash, Thea Gilmore, Laura Cantrell, James Grant, Kris Drever, Rab Noakes and Gemma Hayes, with Glasgow’s own Roddy Hart & the Lonesome Fire as house band for the evening. As well as featuring the singers’ pick of Dylan favourites, the show also highlights the strong Scottish influence over this uniquely seminal artist’s vast and varied oeuvre, in his adaptations and reinventions of such classic traditional ballads as Tramps and Hawkers (’I Pity the Poor Immigrant’), The Bonnie Lass O’ Fyvie (’Pretty Peggy’) and Lord Randall (’A Hard Rain’s A-Gonna Fall’).

Well I am pleased to say that in my view this concert was absolutely superb. The house band of Roddy Hart and The Lonesome Fire were absolutely fantastic and did not put a foot wrong, clearly incredibly well rehearsed and also clearly loving playing both the material and enjoying the opportunity to play with the other artists. James Grant was again in just superb form and it was fantastic to hear Roseanne Cash perform this material.

The highlights for me included:

Roddy Hart - Not Dark Yet
Rab Noakes - Mississippi and Absolutely Sweet Marie
James Grant and Nell Bryden - All Along The Watchtower
Josh Rouse - The Man In Me
James Grant - Simple Twist Of fate
Roseanne Cash - My Back Pages
Ensemble - Like A Rolling Stone

Full set list:


Celtic Connections - Justin Currie ABC

Another great gig on Friday 21st at Glasgow ABC where Justin Currie was the headline act.

Fronting a full band Justin was in absolutely superb form and performed the majority of the new album The Great War and a healthy smattering of classic Del Amitri Tracks. A very minor grumble from me was the lack of material from the first solo album with the exception of No, Surrender.

Hopefully someone will post some clips that I can link to, in the meantime an approximation of the set list:

Ready To Be
Cant let Go Of Her Now
Just Like A Man
As Long As You Don't Come Back
Anywhere I'm Away From You
If I Want You
At Home inside of me
Always The Last To Know
Sleep Instead Of Teardrops (new song?)
A man With Nothing To Do
Everyone I Love
Move away Jimmy Blue
Not Where it's At
The Fight To Be human


Here And Now
Ain't I A Lucky Guy (new song?)
No, Surrender
Be My Downfall

And a correction! Thanks to "Anonymous" Nothing Ever Happens was played after No, Surrender. many thanks!

Wednesday, 19 January 2011

New Stevie Nicks Album - In Your Dreams

Not sure if I am excited about this or not, but produced at least partly by David a Stewart who can be involved in some pretty interesting stuff.

Due out 3 May, preview track here:


Love and Money, Celtic Connections, Love & Money

Love and Money performed a sell out one off reunion show at GRCH on Sunday night and we were lucky enough to have superb seats. I have tried to track down a recent review but without luck....someone has posted this clip on youtube and I hope they don't mind me including it here.

The setlist was :

My Love Lives in a Dead House
Sometimes I Want to Give Up
Cheap Pearls
Pappa Death
Johnny's Not Here
Whisky Dream
Lips Like Ether
Looking for Angeline
You're Not The Only One

Axis of Love
Walk the Last Mile
Jocelyn Square
Shape of Things to Come
Strange Kind of Love
Up Escalator (with Graeme Skinner)
Hallelujah Man (with Graeme Skinner)

Candybar Express (with Graeme Skinner)

Friday, 14 January 2011

Teddy Thompson Bella

Teddy's new album is just around the corner with a 8 February release date for Bella. The lead single is an excellent track and if it is a taster of the album it looks like another great album:


Track listing:

1. Looking For A Girl - David Kahne, Teddy Thompson
2. Delilah - David Kahne, Teddy Thompson, Roy Hendrickson, Fernando Lodeiro, Ethan Eubanks, Jeff Hill, Daniel Mintseris
3. I Feel - David Kahne, Teddy Thompson, Roy Hendrickson, Fernando Lodeiro, Ethan Eubanks, Jeff Hill, Daniel Mintseris, Richard Thompson
4. Over and Over - David Kahne, Teddy Thompson, Roy Hendrickson, Fernando Lodeiro, Ethan Eubanks, Jeff Hill, Daniel Mintseris
5. Take Me Back Again - David Kahne, Teddy Thompson, Roy Hendrickson, Fernando Lodeiro, Jim Scott, Ethan Eubanks, Jeff Hill, Daniel Mintseris
6. Tell Me What You Want - David Kahne, Teddy Thompson, Roy Hendrickson, Fernando Lodeiro, Ethan Eubanks, Jeff Hill, Daniel Mintseris, Jenni Muldaur
7. Home - David Kahne, Teddy Thompson, Roy Hendrickson, Fernando Lodeiro, Ethan Eubanks, Jeff Hill, Daniel Mintseris
8. The Next One - David Kahne, Teddy Thompson, Roy Hendrickson, Fernando Lodeiro, Ethan Eubanks, Jeff Hill, Daniel Mintseris
9. Take Care Of Yourself - David Kahne, Teddy Thompson, Roy Hendrickson, Fernando Lodeiro, Jim Scott, Ethan Eubanks, Jeff Hill, Daniel Mintseris
10. The One I Can t Have - David Kahne, Teddy Thompson, Roy Hendrickson, Fernando Lodeiro, Ethan Eubanks, Jeff Hill, Daniel Mintseris
11. Gotta Have Someone - David Kahne, Teddy Thompson, Roy Hendrickson, Fernando Lodeiro, Ethan Eubanks, Jeff Hill, Daniel Mintseris, Richard Thompson

Love and Money, Celtic Connections, Love & Money

Love & Money announced they are to reform for one night only at the Glasgow Royal Concert Hall as part of Celtic Connections 2011. They will play the albums Strange Kind of Love and Dogs in the Traffic in their entirety and I am really looking forward to the gig. Last time I saw them I am sure it was in the Pavilion - a long time ago!

Blog Update

It has been a quiet spell for the Blog, not much new music news over the festive period. Hopefully things will start to pick up a bit with some promising new albums on the horizon together with some forthcoming gigs as part of Celtic Connections!