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21/11/13 – Donna Summer – I Feel Love – 1977

Electronic music goes disco and changes the world. Recorded at Musicland Studios in Munich by Italian producer Giorgio Moroder and his partner Pete Bellotte, David Bowie is quoted below on Eno’s comments on hearing this track: “One day in Berlin … Eno came running in and said, “I have heard the sound of the future.” … […]

Roxy Music in 1973

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Song Of The Day

20/11/13 – Roxy Music – In Every Dream Home A Heartache – Old Grey Whistle Test – 1973

In the same year as Pink Fairies were releasing their third album and eventually splitting up,  Roxy Music were on their second album, For Your Pleasure and on a rise to fame that would turn Bryan Ferry into an international star and Brian Eno into a legendary musical innovator. This moody and magnificent piece was […]

Liz Fraser

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19/11/13 – Massive Attack (Featuring Elizabeth Fraser) – Teardrop -1998

The Cocteau Twins meet Massive Attack. Liz Fraser’s voice sounds like she is singing from another world and as for the video, well, I’ll let you make your own mind up. (Directed by Walter Stern). The song was on the third Massive Attack album, Mezzanine released in 1998 and sold four million copies.

Laura Mvula Sing To The Moon Cover Art 2013

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19/11/13 – Laura Mvula – Sing To The Moon – 2013

The Guardian called her a “new genre” and “Gospedelia” rolls nicely off the tongue and she certainly has a sound of her own – but this isn’t it. She cites her influences as Erykah Badu, Jill Scott, Nina Simone and gospel but I don’t hear her talking much about psychedelia. Instead I wonder how a reviewer […]