Wednesday, January 12, 2011

New Records!!!

I have recently received a few new records and boy am I excited!!!

The one I am most excited by, I found online and had ordered from the States, what seems forever ago!
Billy Bragg- 'Back to Basics'. I arrived home to it at 10pm last night and at 10.05pm my neighbour heard the joys of it through the wall we share!! My dear friend Judy introduced me to Billy by way of cassette she had made me back in the day and I haven't looked back!

Some of his songs soundtracked my overseas trip last year... Right now I can recall hearing 'St Swithins day' as i traveled by train from London to Brighton. here is a taster from the LP. Billy doing 'St Swithins day' Live and handsome in 1985!!

Lyrics like:
"Thanks all the same
But I just can't bring myself to answer your letters
It's not your fault
But your honesty touches me like a fire
The Polaroids that hold us together
Will surely fade away
Like the love that we spoke of forever
On St Swithin's Day"

ahhhh Billy......

Nextup is something a bit different... Joy Divison's 'Unknown Pleasures'. This has one of the coolest LP covers EVER!!

One of my favourite tracks on the LP is the opener on side A- 'Disorder'
the clip may just be a slide show.. but the tune ROCKS!!!!

Lastly.... is the amazing Nick Lowe. I love his Lp- 'At my age' and already have it on vinyl, so thought it about time to invest in his back catalog courtesy of my mum giving me some money for christmas!!! Thanks mum!! I know she'd approve. So.. now I have added  Nick's great Lp 'Dig my mood' to my collection.
The Sublime 'faithless lover' opens the Lp. Unfortunately I couldn't find a live clip of this, so forgive me for the still of the LP cover, but enjoy the tune nonetheless.


  1. Billy Bragg - YouTube - how awful - O Matthew!

  2. O Michael... you are forgiven :-)
    in time you will see the truth for what it is and good taste will follow my child

    did you at least like Nick Lowe?

  3. Where has michaelmus been? BB so very good