Sounds Like Summer – Day Five: The Beloved, Roy Orbison, Bobby Goldsboro, Elbow & The Surfaris

I’ll get day five underway with The Beloved. However it’s not The Beloved you may have been expecting.  I played The Sun Rising to death at the time, but for me ‘It’s Alright’ is far more summery and reminds me of early 90s holidays. This is the single version and the video works well – standing on the tube whilst dreaming of hot air balloons. However do also check out the extended version on Blissed Out, one of the best remixes ever in my humble opinion. Summer haze Find you woken up and it’s a brand new day Time for back … Continue reading Sounds Like Summer – Day Five: The Beloved, Roy Orbison, Bobby Goldsboro, Elbow & The Surfaris

Tracks of the Year: Number 7s – Lazaretto, Easy Money & New York Morning

  At number seven, the lead single from Jack White’s fine Lazaretto album. Earlier on we had another track from Roy (‘Would You Fight For My Love’), but for me this wins out because of the riff and the keyboard effects. My experience with Mr White is that usually the first singles from his various projects are great, but the albums leave me a bit cold. Not so with this second album which my Spotify metadata  tells me is my fourth most played album of 2014.   Scroll down for Roy & Andy’s choices or catch up on the countdown … Continue reading Tracks of the Year: Number 7s – Lazaretto, Easy Money & New York Morning