FT – Comments

Apr 14

OASIS – “All Around The World” (59 comments) Looking on the other side of the song, the B-sides are...interesting. Both non-cover songs feel like overproduced clunkers too awkward … Elmtree
THE WALKER BROTHERS – “Make It Easy On Yourself” (21 comments) Critic watch: Mojo (UK) - The 100 Greatest Songs of All Time (2000) 81 The Guardian (UK) - 1000 Songs Everyone … hectorthebat
ALL SAINTS – “Never Ever” (90 comments) Our house was completely cassette until I got a CD walkman for Christmas 1998, and I didn't start downloading mp3s … Billy Hicks
THE SEEKERS – “I’ll Never Find Another You” (11 comments) #4 That might be because their previous single was "Myra" , one … MikeMCSG
PWC14: Group G Finale (USA, Portugal, Ghana, Germany) (7 comments) Lovely change of tactics from the US, an immediate crowd-pleaser and the emotion takes them through to goal. Nice … Erithian
PWC14: Group F Finale (Nigeria, Iran, Argentina, Bosnia-Herzegovina (8 comments) Bosnia-Herzegovina: now that's the way to play a meaningless end-of-season fixture! Exhibition stuff and a laugh-out-loud vid, I need … Erithian
WHIGFIELD – “Saturday Night” (71 comments) I'm so glad I've been clean of anti-anxiety medication since New Year. The posts I made here while under … Patrick Mexico

Apr 14

DONNA SUMMER – “I Feel Love” (149 comments) The Sound Opinions podcast has Giorgio Moroder for the hour this week. Download available here: http://www.soundopinions.org/show/437 swanstep
SPICE GIRLS – “Spice Up Your Life” (88 comments) NOW! watch: Surprisingly relegated to Track 2 on the first disc of Now 38. A very upbeat summery disc, with much … wichitalineman
THE ROLLING STONES – “(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction” (27 comments) Critic watch: 1001 Songs You Must Hear Before You Die, and 10,001 You Must Download (2010) Barnes & Noble.com (USA) … hectorthebat

Apr 14

Popular ’97 (61 comments) Re: worst #1s @ 58: Please Don't Go seems the only mildly controversial choice: all the others are either widely … tm
PWC14: Group E Finale (France, Honduras, Switzerland, Ecuador) (9 comments) Wailing and gnashing of teeth can be heard all the way from Tegucigalpa! However we enjoyed playing the Swiss so much … Kat but logged out innit
Popular ’84 (29 comments) TPL examines a road not very well travelled: http://nobilliards.blogspot.co.uk/2014/04/howard-jones-humans-lib.html punctum
VARIOUS ARTISTS – “Perfect Day” (92 comments) Going back to the Fun Lovin' Criminals and their approach of adopting a particular stylised "cool" and doing it to … James BC
SONNY AND CHER – “I Got You Babe” (23 comments) Critic watch: 1001 Songs You Must Hear Before You Die, and 10,001 You Must Download (2010) Bruce Pollock (USA) - … hectorthebat
FREDA PAYNE – “Band Of Gold” (47 comments) Hi JLR - as I've learned to my sorrow, nothing could be likelier than me misidentifying an instrument! So you're … Tom

Apr 14

fighting crime/trying to save the world/here they come just in time (5 comments) Post-spice English amateurism: Grime? Not least Mike Skinner. thefatgit
Popular ’79 (154 comments) Oh I'm sorry, I thought the invite said 8.30 ... Peter P brings his usual joie de vivre, Three Degrees … Lazarus
THE BEATLES – “Help!” (24 comments) Critic watch: 1001 Songs You Must Hear Before You Die, and 10,001 You Must Download (2010) Blender (USA) - Standout … hectorthebat

Apr 14

SWEET SENSATION – “Sad Sweet Dreamer” (57 comments) A completely different and unrelated Sweet Sensation had a US #1 in 1990 with "If Wishes Came True". They … mapman132