Smoph & I were in the car the other day, and the radio stared playing Bryan Adams’ “Everything I do”, which as you may recall, was used in the soundtrack of “Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves” (starring Kevin Costner).
Despite ourselves, we started singing along. Despite it being released in 1991, the song is still . . . → Read More: And the band played on…
As I sit here wondering what on earth to write about I am listening to Bad Moon Rising (The Reels Version) and next up on the play-list is Quasimodo’s Dream, (also The Reels) followed by Without Me (Eminem) etcetera. Now, you may think this is no big deal. Hopefully you think it is a big . . . → Read More: A Certain Lack of Urgency
All of the other reindeer used to laugh and call him names They never let poor Rudoph join in any reindeer games.
Then one foggy Christmas Eve, Santa came to say “Rudolph, with your nose so bright, won’t you guide my sleigh tonight?”
Then all the reindeer loved him…
So, reindeer are mean, snobbish creatures, . . . → Read More: It’s beginning to look a lot like FOFmas…
I’ve become something of a Kickstarter addict, and spent too much time and potentially too much money on there.
For those of you not aware of it, Kickstarter is a method for inventors, artists, or anyone else with a great idea to get initial funding to bring it to life. I’ve backed a couple of . . . → Read More: Give artists their due
For those of you who’ve succeeded in avoiding TV, radio, news sites and glossy magazines, Karise Eden has been announced winner of Channel 9′s “The Voice”.
According to the article I just read, her prizes include “$100,000, a recording contract with Universal and a car”. Further down the page, the same article notes “Her debut . . . → Read More: You’re the Voice – and I’m trying to understand it
Last Sunday, R & B star Chris Brown performed at the Grammys, and also received one for best R&B album.
Let me say at the outset that I know very little about him or his musical style and, as far as I know, have never heard any of his music. I’m in no position to . . . → Read More: On Chris Brown and the Grammys…
When I first discovered Triple J, it was a breakaway from the constant popular music that was all the ‘popular’ stations played, and played ad-nauseum. Actually, that sounds a lot like current popular stations. Some of them seem to only have about 30 songs on their entire play list.
Then I discovered the hottest 100, allowing . . . → Read More: The Hottest 100
It’s about this time of year that I start thinking if I hear one more bloody Christmas carol or Christmas song, I will do someone a mischief. Don’t get me wrong, I like a good bit of Christmas music as much as the next athiest, but the constant assault on my eardrums which, in many . . . → Read More: Shut that bloody herald up!
I was faffing around on the internet recently and stumbled across this site talking about ‘word salad lyrics’. It basically used the term to describe lyrics that appear to be made by throwing a bunch of words up in the air and letting them land where they will, rather like tossed salad, leading to a . . . → Read More: Where’s the Meat?
I sit across from a guy at work who breaks out in occasional random song. A colourful and often entertaining phenomena since we don’t have a radio playing.
The other day, he began with a little Black Box – Ride on Time .
I noted that this was the first CD I ever bought, along . . . → Read More: Parental Advisory – Nostalgic Content