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TONY ALLEN – Afroshite
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TONY ALLEN – Afroshite
Tony Allen is generally regarded as being one of the most innovative drummers in the world. Now of course I have no regard for any kind of musician, let alone a drummer. But let us examine that statement. He is an innovat[…]

SONGS ABOUT LAURENCE STEPHEN LOWRY
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SONGS ABOUT LAURENCE STEPHEN LOWRY
I like art. I’m not saying I am particularly cultured but you do tend to get a better type of person at a gallery opening. Namely those nice poeople who give you free glasses of wine. More importantly the self[…]

IHM POP LYRIC WATCH: PINK –
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IHM POP LYRIC WATCH: PINK – Just Like A Pill
“You’re just like a pill
Instead of making me better, you keep making me ill”
I Hate Music Lyric watch would also like to draw this item to the attention of the lawyers of Glaxo-Smi[…]

PAUL McCARTNEY : MURDERER?
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PAUL McCARTNEY : MURDERER?
Paul has got off relatively scott free round here (not relatively Scott Three which would be torturous as would any Scott Walker album). Mainly due to his only mucker John lennon being so awful and po-faced and handily dead[…]

BANDS WITH OVER TWENTY MEMBERS
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BANDS WITH OVER TWENTY MEMBERS
Only idiots go into the pop music industry to make money. I mean obviously only idiots go into the pop industry, but to mark you out as an uber-idiot, or an idiot squared, the financial motivation will certainly qualify[…]

REASONS TO BE CHEERFUL (Part 4)
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REASONS TO BE CHEERFUL (Part 4)
Two years have now passed from the death of Ian Dury, and as promised in The Unbearable Shiteness of Ian it is time to calmly, critically and objectively rate his body of work. At least it might be time for other peopl[…]

OUT OF THEIR BRILLIANT MINDS : FURNITURE vs LIVING IN A BOX
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OUT OF THEIR BRILLIANT MINDS : FURNITURE vs LIVING IN A BOX
I have been contacted by a long time reader to bemoan my lack of commentary on the 1980’s band Furniture – a beat combo who barely set the charts alight in 1986. Now I know I say[…]

HOW TO WRITE A BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN SONG : A I HATE MUSIC CHOOSE YOUR OWN ADVENTURE SPECIAL
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HOW TO WRITE A BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN SONG : A I HATE MUSIC CHOOSE YOUR OWN ADVENTURE SPECIAL
1: Choose your era.
If you want to write a 70’s Springsteen song go to option 2.
If you want to write an 80’s Springsteen song go to option 3.
If you[…]

SFIAB 4: DAVID BOWIE – Low
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SFIAB 4: DAVID BOWIE – Low
Is that a description of sales or quality Dave?[…]

SFIAB 3: NICKLEBACK – Never Again
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SFIAB 3: NICKLEBACK – Never Again
Oh – please, please.[…]

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