Songs, songs and more songs #20: Galantis + Dolly Parton, Bishop Briggs, Silver Sphere, Meduza, Becky Hill & Goodboys, Daughters of Noise! + Eurovision update

Working to your own vision can be powerful but so can joining forces with other likeminded creative souls. Just how powerful is made manifestly plain in these five songs from artists who have joined with others, either in songwriting or production, to craft pop songs that make their presence gloriously Continue Reading

Songs, songs and more songs #19: Ekali, Tei Shi, Halsey, Emotional Oranges, Astrid S + #Eurovision update

We are within 40 days of Christmas, and while I love this season far more than any other – the tinsel tattoos are a giveaway (I don’t really have them but I should) – it can get ridiculously busy. Manically, hectically, crazily, brain-numbingly, soul-sappingly BUSY. The best antidote? Some chilled Continue Reading

Songs, songs and more songs #16: Dizzy Fae, DUCKWRTH, Soaky Siren, Dillon Francis, Bombay Bicycle Club + Eurovision 2020 update

Great songs are often, though not always, a beguiling mix of insightful, meaningful lyrics and a great supremely-catchy melody. All five of the songs in this week’s post fit the bill and then some, reflecting the fact that while you can capture ears easily enough with an irresistible melody, capturing Continue Reading

Songs, songs and more songs #15: Aisle, Jhay Cortez + KAROL G + Haze, Estherlivia, Whosah, Haute + Eurovision 2020 host city

We’re zipping around the world with this instalment of Songs, songs and more songs, racing from Denmark to Puerto Rico and Colombia back to Sweden before touching down in the USA and then France. Some serious figurative frequent flier miles clocking up there. One thing that becomes clear with all Continue Reading


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