Monthly Archives: April 2017

Sailing the Seas of Cheese — Primus — W.A.C.#2

My thoughts “Who gave you Primus!?” “Such a weird choice!” I am sitting over my keyboard, my hands mildly clawed, a smirk on my face and a feeling of sinister glee; the album is clever. Ambient creaking wood, and a … Continue reading

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Talking With the Taxman About Poetry — Billy Bragg — W.A.C.#2

My thoughts In a never ending quest for context, I felt I had to hear Billy Bragg speak. In a quick search I heard him give a great quote: “the real problem comes not as being labelled a political song … Continue reading

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The Plan — The Osmonds — W.A.C.#2

My thoughts I know why I got this album to review. One of the people that I really share musical taste with suggested it and so here we are. It starts ticking my boxes – a concept album and here … Continue reading

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Ez Reviews #2: Dark Side of the Moon – Pink Floyd

I got this album and confessed to Alex that, although I know plenty of Floyd tracks, I’ve never listened to a whole album in a sitting before. There are always connotations with Pink Floyd of it being ultimate hippy music, … Continue reading

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Demon Days — Gorillaz — W.A.C.#2

My thoughts A mixture of sinister deep woodwind, discordant synths and sound effects brings us into Demon Days in the track Intro. This is joined by an off-beat drum, lending the mildest of reggae vibes. The sounds swell and a sustained electronic organ … Continue reading

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Kid A — Radiohead — W.A.C.#2

My thoughts “Oh you’re reviewing Radiohead! Wait… Why not OK Computer?” Well my answer is that I don’t choose the sodding albums! That being said, Kid A is a really interesting place to jump in with the Radiohead chronology; background … Continue reading

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News of the World — Queen — W.A.C.#2

My thoughts Right, cards on the table; my problem with News of the World is that it’s a flurry of different styles that sound a little unfocused; let’s leave that comment there for now. Like EVERY Queen album, you come to this one … Continue reading

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