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  1. chillinrev

    2015 lists

    In alphabetical order here are my ten favourite new albums of the past twelve months;Bjork- VulnicuraBlack Rivers s/tColdplay- A Head Full of DreamsDuke Special- Look Out MachinesEditors- In DreamMew +-Muse- DronesNordic Giants- A Seance of Dark DelusionsThe Revolutionary Army of the Infant Jesus- Beauty Will Save the WorldSteven Wilson- Hand Cannot Erase
  2. Have remained a fan, thought Ghost Stories was one of their best. Found it touched something deep within me. This song does not do the same. Hoping the album is different. Best thing about this is the picture.
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    MP3 Me

    Shuffle Along Please Shuffle 1) Future of Forestry- Pie Jesu2) Glasvegas- Euphoria, Take My Hand3) Salem Hill- Let Loose The Arrow4) Manic Street Preachers- Kevin Carter5) The Revolutionary Army of the Infant Jesus- A Crowd of Stars6) Mothlite- The Blood7) Kasabian- Sun Rise Light Flies8) Smashing Pumpkins- Beautiful9) Over the Rhine- Highland County10) The Revolutionary Army of the Infant Jesus- Hymn to Dionysus11) Martyn Joseph- Sing to My Soul12) Big Country- Wonderland13) The Killers- The World We Live In14) U2- Fire15) The Fruitful Earth- Firebird
  4. Gutted to read this today. How can one man go through so much. Mike Peters remains as active and creative today as he has ever been. Seeing him in concert next week at the Millennium Centre, Cardiff. it will be an emotional time now. http://www.walesonline.co.uk/whats-on/whats-on-news/welsh-rocker-mike-peters-reveals-10176593
  5. After nearly going the same way as Cornerstone festival, Greenbelt raised it's head just above the waters and the 2015 Festival went ahead, just on a smaller scale and a lower budget. This meant no big name acts like it had had over the last few years, but many artists that were friends of the Festival. This, in my opinion, had an adverse effect and created a better festival with the heart of Greenbelt restored, rather than Greenbelt trying to be like a bigger Festival. The music programme was still very strong with headline artists being the amazing Duke Special, doing the Under the Dark Clot
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    Chrindie 95

    Mercury has just been released on vinyl too. An absolute classic record of the era, as is the Violet's self-titled album.
  7. Having only recently got the album I have to say after a few listens it is one of his best. Now I enjoyed the venturing into sounds of The Age of Adz. But this album is something else. A slow burner, a deep album, one that touches within. It is vulnerable, sad and yet hopeful. A songwriter at the top of his game. A singer at the depth of his emotions. It is beautiful and yet haunting. A contender for album of the year so far.
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    MP3 Me

    Amazing that out of all of my music a band appears three times in a shuffle. Mew are incredible. Loving the new album with the great and annoying title +-.
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    MP3 Me

    Always like throwing this one back in there; 1) Mike Scott- Long Way to the Light (Bring 'Em All In) 2) Duke Special- Statues (Look Out Machines!) 3) Morrissey- It's Not Your Birthday Any More (Years of Refusal) 4) Florence and the Machines- Rabbit Heart (Raise it Up) (Lungs) 5) Mew- Water Slides (+-) 6) Iamthemorning- Reprise of Light no Light (Belighted) 7) Brian Houston- Someday (Sugar Queen) 8) Mew- Intermezzo 1 (No More Stories...) 9) Imagine Dragons- Hear Me (Night Visions) 10) The Proclaimers- Shadows Fall (The Very Best Of...) 11) John Francis- Johnny Cash on the Radio (The Better
  10. I saw you your set at Central Presbyterian Church the other night. Since you write about your upbringing in the church on Sprinter, I found myself wondering what might have been running through your mind at that moment — if you were thinking about all that. I thought a lot about it. I actually really loved it. I loved the opportunity to play in a place that feels like home in a sense. Because I was raised in a church, and I haven’t removed myself completely from that world. I mean, I don’t attend church currently, but I still am a Christ follower. I consider myself to be a God-fearing person,
  11. http://observer.com/2015/05/in-search-of-new-skin-torres-otherworldly-sprinter/ Interesting review/interview where she quotes David Bazan as speaking to people like her.
  12. Have to say I love the new sound, but hey I am a sucker for Coldplay. This is the best song Coldplay have never released. No one would guess who this was if it was played on the radio. Be interesting to see and hear the reaction from long term fans. This is a total re-invention. Quoting Radiohead and Led Zeppelin as influences. Loved it and will follow with interest as the new album approaches.
  13. This looks and sounds amazing... Which I think is part of a tribute to Blind Willie Johnson.
  14. Love the Elemental album. It is certainly one of those that rips you apart at the seems. A very moving and yet satisfactory album, and yet remains one of their least known. A hidden gem.
  15. Don't care if she is collaborating with Suggs, Adam Ant or Salmon Rushdie, I cannot wait to hear the new album.
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