Monday, December 31, 2007

The Last Word...Honest....

A couple of things I missed out of my list the other week:


Brian Wilson's That Lucky Old Sun - A little mawkish in places, but the very fact he's writing again is something to celebrate. He also seems to have rediscovered 'Today!' - one of the very best Beach Boys albums.

The Decemberists at the Royal Festival Hall. I knew this would be a good gig, but I hadn't expected it to be this fun! Amusing to sit sheepishly in a corner at the aftershow party too.


Kate Nash - Sorry, but no. Elementary school harmony combined with embarrassing lyrics (merely revealing how dull the woman's life is), all delivered in a mock-cockney accent. What is there to enjoy here?

Mika - No, you are not the next Freddie Mercury. Next please!

Happy New Year to all readers!

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