Archive | October, 2014

They’re back!

29 Oct

Elbow that is, and this time the decision to go and see them wasn’t a struggle. No questions were asked. It was just a matter of buying the ticket and awaiting the date. And the date is tomorrow night. A fellow Elbow fan and workmate went to see them play the Opera House on the weekend. It was the first time for him, and he came back from it awe-struck and almost immediately purchasing a ticket to see them in Brisbane.

On his insistance I listened to the Desert Island Discs podcast featuring the frontman of the band, Guy Garvey this morning on the way to work.

Now I just want to stand there in the front row, a g and t in hand and soak in their sound.
Podcast can be found here.

Elbow

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Retro Musical Fix

7 Oct

How did this pass me by – I present Morrissey’s version of the Patti Smith song Redondo Beach. Such a beautifully emotional rendition: