My internet is down so I am at the movie theatre with a free ticket for the Amy movie and not a lot of time to write anything tonight (no quick fix Amy, maybe another time), but here’s some news about the amazing Anna Calvi. This is an interview from Sunday’s Independent catching up with […]
After a late night in the studio I wondered what I could post quickly that would simply speak for itself, but of course everything has a story! Lady Grinning Soul appeared on Bowie’s Aladdin Sane album released in 1973 and featured Mike Garson on piano as well as the regular Spiders, Mick Ronson on guitar, Trevor […]
At 67 years old Marianne Faithful returns with a cane (after suffering a broken hip in a fall) and a song co-written with Anna Calvi performing together with band live on Jools Holland’s Later. Contributions to her new album, Give My Love To London include, Roger Waters, Nick Cave, Ed Harcourt, Leonard Cohen, Steve Earle, Eno, […]
As we approach the end of 2013, I see lists, lots of lists. Lists of music that has captured people, demanded their attention, hypnotised them, moved them. Generally these lists have an order – this is a selection of songs that have been released this year in no order at all. Also these are selections […]
The late blossoming of Anna Calvi is a revelation and at the age of 33 she has just released her second album. Choosing to study instead of chasing the pop star dream too early, she has a Bachelor Of Arts in music. After hearing her play her fiery Fender Telecaster through a Vox Ac30, I simply can’t imagine […]
Anna Calvi on French radio playing an inspired acoustic version of her song Eliza from the new album One Breath.