The Blue Nile

By |2008-05-15T08:16:34+10:00May 8th, 2008|Categories: music|Tags: , , |

For those who have never heard of The Blue Nile, I can only encourage you to go and listen to their music. They are a three piece band from Glasgow with a penchant for taking their time to make records. In the 27 years since they formed, they have released only 4 albums. They formed in 1981, and released their debut album, A Walk Across The Rooftops in 1983. It’s an interesting blend of acoustic and synthetic sounds, with the end result sounding like beautifully crafted 80’s pop, firmly entrenched at the high end of that market. It was not a huge commercial success, but it received much critical acclaim. ‘Tinseltown in the Rain’ is the absolute classic from this album, and it was clear that this was a band to watch. […]

Led Zeppelin are back!!!

By |2016-10-22T09:42:33+10:00December 12th, 2007|Categories: music|Tags: , , , |

If you have lived in denial, then there is no nowhere to hide. Led Zeppelin's comeback concert, which over 20,000,000 attempted to get tickets for, has confirmed that indeed, they were and still are bigger than The Beatles, Elvis, or anyone else you could care to mention. The world has spoken! Led Zeppelin rock! No other band in history could have pulled off a reunion concert like they did (I didn't go, but I'm going by the unanimous reviews), after 27 years since the band's drummer John Bonham died and caused the dissolution of the best rock band the world has ever seen. But they are back! BRING ON THE WORLD TOUR! The fans are clamoring. Come on Percy, you know you want to! Jimmy is dead set keen. As are the millions of fans worldwide who never got a chance... I was 15 in 1980 when Bonham died. It [...]